Whenever the Chinese government refers to Tibet, it refers to the Tibetan Autonomous Region, a province in the west of China. The extent to which it is autonomous is a matter of great debate. The Tibetan Autonomous Region is considered a high altitude plateau with high altitude lakes with stunning peaks. The summers are short and the winters are harsh.
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