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 Tibet (Tibetanབོད་Wyliebodpronounced [pʰø̀ʔ]Chinese西藏pinyinXī Zàng) is a Chinese occuppied and ruled plateau region in Asia and disputed territory, north of the Himalayas. It is home to the indigenous Tibetan people, and to some other ethnic groups such as Monpas and Lhobas, and is now also inhabited by considerable numbers of Han Chinese people. Tibet is the highest region on earth, with an average elevation of 4,900 metres (16,000 ft). It is sometimes referred to as the roof of the world.[1]

During Tibet's history, it has existed as a region of separate sovereign areas, a single independent entity[2] and as a part of successive Chinese dynasties. Tibet was first unified under King Songtsän Gampo in the 7th century. At various times from the 1640s until 1950s, a government nominally headed by the Dalai Lamas, a line of spiritual leaders, ruled a large portion of the Tibetan region. During most of this period, the Tibetan administration was subordinate to the Chinese empire of the Qing Dynasty.

In 1913 the 13th Dalai Lama expelled Qing's representatives and troops from what is now the Tibet Autonomous Region.[3] While the expulsion was seen as an assertion of Tibetan autonomy,[4] Tibet's proclaimed independence was not accepted by ...

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