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Lhassa, satellite image. North is at top. Lhassa (grey, centre) is the traditional capital of Tibet and the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. It is one of the highest capital cities in the world, situated in a valley at around 3000 metres in the Himalaya mountain range.
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