located in a high-mountain area in the southwestern part of China. It is officially called the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR).
The TAR covers an area of 1,222,000 sq km,and is the highest region on earth. It is bounded on the north by XinJiang Uygur Autonomous Region and QingHai Province.The Brahmaputra is Tibet??s most important river.And there are many potential rivers that can be made full use of.Tibet has a dry, cold climate with an average annual temperature of 1C (34F). Tibet is rich in mineral resouces although most of it has not been exploited.The majority of people in Tibet are ethnic Tibetans, and the largest minority are Han Chinese.Moreover,there are many places of interest.Potala,for instance,is a palace located in Tibet's capital--Lhasa,known as the traditional residence of the Dalai Lama, who was the spiritual and temporal leader of the Tibetan people.