Shannan also transliterated from Tibetan as Lhoka, is a prefecture-degree metropolis within the southeastern Tibet Autonomous Region, China. Shannan consists of Gonggar County inside its jurisdiction with Gongkar Cho Monastery, Gonggar Dzong, and Gonggar Airport all located close to Gonggar town. Located on the middle and decrease reaches of the Yarlung Valley, shaped by the Yarlung Tsangpo River, Lhoka area is regularly appeared because the birthplace of Tibetan civilization.
It is bounded via the metropolis of Lhasa to the north, Nyingchi to the east, Shigatse on the west and the international border with India and Bhutan at the south. The city measures 420 kilometres east to west and 329 kilometres from north to south. Its distinctiveness stems from the reality that Tibet's earliest agricultural farmland, its first palace and first Buddhist monastery are all located in Lhoka. It also has the difference of getting held the first lhamo overall performance.
Tibetan people constitute 98 in line with cent of the population, the ultimate 2 in keeping with cent being Han, Hui, Monpa, Lhoba and different ethnic groups. Shannan has 1 district and 11 counties and its capital is Tsetang, that is located 183 kilometres from Lhasa. It covers a place of 79,700 square kilometres, which includes South Tibet, a disputed territory beneath the Administration of the Indian kingdom of Arunachal Pradesh. Its topography averages 3,700 metres above sea level.
Currency: Yuan Renminbi - CNY Pincode of Shannan: 784033 Language : Mandarin chinese Weather: Summer 31°C to 41°C Winter 14°C to 25°C