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Feature Type:
ADM3 County

Puhreng is a county in contemporary Ngari prefecture. This mineral-rich region is 12,497 km2 in area and supports a semi-nomadic population of 7,300. As one of the oldest and most celebrated places in Tibetan history, Puhreng contains a number of sacred sites, including: Mount Tisé, Milarepa’s meditation cave at Gang Tsering, and the spring Tongwa Rangdröl – said to be the source of the Ganges.

  • སྤུ་ཧྲེང་། (Tibetan, Tibetan script, Original)
    • spu hreng (Tibetan, Latin script, THL Extended Wylie Transliteration)
    • Puhreng (Tibetan, Latin script, THL Simplified Tibetan Transcription)
    • སྤུ་རང་། (Tibetan, Tibetan script, Variant Spelling)
      • spu rang (Tibetan, Latin script, THL Extended Wylie Transliteration)
      • Purang (Tibetan, Latin script, THL Simplified Tibetan Transcription)
    • Burang (Tibetan, Latin script, Ethnic Pinyin Tibetan Transcription)
    • 普蘭 (Tibetan, Traditional Chinese Characters, Tibetan-to-Chinese Transcription)
      • 普兰 (Tibetan, Simplified Chinese Characters, Traditional-to-Simplified Chinese Transliteration)
      • Pulan (Tibetan, Latin script, Pinyin Transcription)
  • པུ་ཧྲང་། (Tibetan, Tibetan script, Original)
    • pu hrang (Tibetan, Latin script, THL Extended Wylie Transliteration)

Place ID: F3873

Geocode Name: THL Extended GB Code, Code: gb.ext

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