After the Chinese government took over Tibet in 1950, the former country of Tibet became a part of China. Many people feel that Tibet is still its own country and work to brin…g freedom back to to the Tibetan people. (MORE)
The answer should be divided into two parts. Firstly, the culture. Buddhism is unbelievable popular in Tibet, people do ascetic practices to express their believes of Buddhism…. Also, there are many amazing customs different from other places. Secondly. Geography, Tibet is specially high and beautiful, the Himalayas and Mount Everest are the symbols of Tibet, they are unique, so is Tibet. (MORE)
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No, Tibet is NOT a country. Actually, it is a STATE in China. Comment Actually, in all reality, Tibet is an autonomous region in southwestern China, controlled by …China since the 1700s, it became an autonomous region in 1965. Lhasa is the capital and the official name is Tibet Autonomous Region.(MORE)
There's no such thing as "a" Tibet. Tibet is a country. Tibet is a plateu region in Asia, the highest region on earth. Sometimes it's even referred to as the "roof of the wo…rld". Also, it's a very religious country. Religion is extremely important to the Tibetans and has a strong influence over the country and its people's lives. In fact, a lot of Tibetan art depicts Buddha or other visions of religious significance. The "Dalai Lama" is a well-known term for a lineage of religious rulers. For a long while, however, China has owned Tibet, claiming that Tibet was originally a part of China. It was their excuse for invasion. This is a very controversial issue, especially considering recent archaelogical evidence that hints otherwise, but for the time being Tibet stays under China's rule == Tibet is a part of China since the 1200s when Europeans were still fighting amongst themselves. Tibet IS NOT A COUNTRY. It is an autonomous region where Han policies such as the one child policy do not apply to ethnic Tibetans. == Tibet is NOT a country. To be a country, it has to be accepted by other countries as being so. Currently NO countries in the world recognize Tibet as a country. In fact, official maps from the West in the last few hundred years all show Tibet as part of China In other words, Tibet has been part of China for at least a few hundred years. This would therefore invalidate the claim that China invaded Tibet in 1950. There is one example of the map of China produced by the US government in 1944 at time index 3:04 from the video clip in the related links section below this answer. (MORE)
Lhasa is the capital city of Tibet before 1959. It was the administrative center of Tibet and Gaden Podrang was the name of the government. After Chinese invasion, Tibetan… plateau divided into four provinces out of Tibet autonomous region; they are Qinghai, Gansu, Sichuan and Yunnan provinces. These provinces are culturally much rich for Tibetan nomads as well. (MORE)
The Tibetan "Tubo Kingdom" was founded in the 8th century by Songtsen Gampo. The Tubo Kingdom became part of China in the 13th century. The current Tibet Autonomous Regi…on was established in 1962. (MORE)