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Burang County

Burang County

Burang County lies in south of Ngari, the valley belt of south Himalayas, which is also the boundary of China, India and Nepal. It covers an area of 15,600 square kilometers. Burang is surrounded by jokuls in Nagri. It has a 414 kms border line and 21 natural passageways across. Burang County has been the southwestern door into Ngari from past to present. Because of its special geographic location, border trade has a long history.

Burang County

Burang is the paradise of visitors and pilgrims from domestic and abroad, as well as the wild animals, such as wild yaks, wild donkeys, Tibetan antelopes, wolves, and foxes. Burang means ''the single hair” in Tibetan language. The main landscape of this county is altiplanno. As one of the holy Tibetan Religious places, there are lots of holy mountains and holy lakes in this region, such as Mt.Kailash, Lake Manasarovar. Because of the mysterious of the mountains and lakes, Burang is the holly place of tourists and pilgrims from both domestic and abroad.

Burang County

The Burang International Market is a seasonal port open four months a year, between July 15 and October 15. So Merchants come and go like migratory birds.

Burang County

Wandering around the county seat of Burang, you will see mule trains coming and going. Their main goods are woolen, brown sugar, and articles of daily use including jewelry and cosmetics. In exchange, salt and wool are taken back

Because of a lack of transportation facilities, Indian and Nepalese business people have to use donkeys and horses to carry all their goods.

Burang County

From ancient times, Buranghad already become an important trade port for export and import of the Tibet Autonomous Region. The Ko’s village is a must for tourists, which typically represents the Burang customs. Along the village, after 8 kilometers, you will find Sherwa Village at the boundary of Sino-Nepal. From there you will see Nepal only cross a river. In summer Nepalese business people export French and Indian perfume from here. In winter they purchase woolen and sheep and take them back to Nepal. The beautiful Nepalese girl with bright-colored clothes is wonderful scenery in Burang. All this makes Burang carry a strong international feature.


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