|State of Tibet|
|Government Type||Semi-sacerdotal Buddhist state|
|Languages||Tibetan (official) |
Tibet (Tibetan: བོད Bod, Chinese: 土番) is a country in Inner Asia consisting of three historic regions - Ü-Tsang, Amdo, and Kham. It is bordered by China to the east, Turkestan to the west, Serindia to the north, and various Indian states to the south. The tallest mountain in the world, Komolangma, is located in Tibet.
Pre-imperial and Imperial eras
Fragmentation and the Tibetan Renaissance
Dynastic & Mongol eras
Rise of the Dalai Lama
Dogra dynasty and the British protectorate
Government and Politics
Tibet consists of seven administrative provinces (khö): Ü, Tsang, Ngari, Qangtang, Amdo, Kham, and Sum Pa. They are further subdivided into 48 counties (rkya).