Kingdom of Powo

The Kingdom of Powo or sPo bo (Chinese: 波密土王) was a kingdom[when?] located in present-day Bomê County, Tibet. The ruler of Powo used the title Kanam Gyelpo (kaH gnam rgyal po) or Kanam Depa (kaH gnam sde pa).[1]

Kingdom of Powo

?–1928
CapitalKanam
Common languagesTibetan language
History 
• Established
?
• Disestablished
1928
Succeeded by
Tibet (1912–1951)
Today part of China

It was said that the monarchs of Powo were descendants of Drigum Tsenpo. The kingdom was annexed by Qing China in 1910, but the King restored it the next year. In 1928, the kingdom was annexed by Tibet.[2]

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