Tibet also known as Xizang, is one of the five autonomous regions of China and one of China’s 22 administrative division. It is one of the largest region with the smallest population.
- Min Elevation: 1330m (4,362 ft)
- Max Elevation: 8,848m (29,029 ft)
- Rivers: Yangtze, yellow River, Indus River, Mekong, Ganges, Salween, Yavlung Tsangpo River (Brahmaputra River).
Also been called “Water Tower” of Asia.
Tibetiam Empire emerged in 7th century, but the fall of the empire the region soon divided into variety of territories.
Humans inhabitated the Tibetan plateau at least 21,000 years ago. The earliest Tibetan historical text identify the zhang zhung culture as a people who migrated from the Amdo region into what is now the region of Guge in western Tibet. The Kings of Tibet were more mythological than factual and there is in-sufficient evidence of their existence.