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Amdo County (; ) is a county within
Nagqu Nagqu (also Naqu, Nakchu, or Nagchu; ; ) is a prefecture-level city in the north of the Autonomous regions of China, Chinese autonomous region of Tibet Autonomous Region, Tibet. On May 7, 2018, the former Nagqu Prefecture was officially declared t ...

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of the
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. The county covers an area of 43,410.85 square kilometres and is dominated by mainly by Tibetan
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. In 2000 it had a population of 32,843 . Its capital is Amdo Town, north of
Lhasa Lhasa (; Lhasa dialect: ; bo, text=ལྷ་ས, translation=Place of Gods) is the urban center of the prefecture-level Lhasa City and the administrative capital of Tibet Tibet (; ; ) is a region in covering much of the span ...

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. It contains the Amdo railway station on the new railway from
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Lhasa Lhasa (; Lhasa dialect: ; bo, text=ལྷ་ས, translation=Place of Gods) is the urban center of the prefecture-level Lhasa City and the administrative capital of Tibet Tibet (; ; ) is a region in covering much of the span ...

Lhasa
. There is a major rail depot west of the town. Cona Lake lies to the southwest of the town of Amdo.


Administrative divisions

* Zharen, Zharen Town (, ) * Yanshiping, Tibet, Yanshiping Town (, ) * Qiangma, Qangma Town (, ) * Pana, Tibet, Pana Town (, ) * Cuoma Township (, ) * Dardü Township (, ) * Sibnak Chenchungo Township (, ) * Gangnyi, Gangnyi Township (, ) * Marchu Township (, ) * Sewu, Tibet, Sewu Township (, ) * Marrong Township (, ) * Töma Township (, ) * Bangmer Township (, ) Although being administered by Amdo County, Yanshiping, Gangnyi, Marchu, Sewu, Marrong and Töma are partially or entirely located within the borders of Qinghai province.


Transportation

Anduo railway station offers a train operated once every 2 days to Lhasa, Lanzhou and Xining respectively. National highway G109 also passes downtown Anduo county.


References

Amdo County, Counties of Tibet Nagqu Amdo {{Nagqu-geo-stub