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Shihuiyao Hui Ethnic Town, Ping'an County, HaiDong Prefecture, Qinghai


Type:  Birthplace of the 14th Dalai Lama


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Village of Hongya, AKA Taktser (Tibetan: "roaring tiger") is the birthplace of the 14th Dalai Lama.It is a few hours' drive outside the provincial capital Xining. Located about 15km southwest of Ping'an county, it is a mixed village of Han and Tibetans. There are more than 50 families residing in the village. Among them, two thirds are Tibetans.The 14th Dalai Lama was born to a local peasant family on July 6th, 1935. His former home is still standing.The area was also called QiJiaChuan  which means "the river of Qi family".
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Post time 2012-1-18 15:56:06 |Display all floors
Wow, all the top of the hill.
Put out your right arm, hold back your left arm... <(=^.^=);

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