Ri'og (Chinese: 日屋镇) is a town in Dinggyê County, in the Shigatse prefecture-level city of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. At the time of the 2010 census, the town had a population of 1,113.[1]As of 2013, it had 5 communities under its administration.

Ri'og
Ri'og is located in Tibet
Ri'og
Ri'og
Location within Tibet Autonomous Region
Coordinates: 28°0′43″N 87°40′54″E / 28.01194°N 87.68167°E / 28.01194; 87.68167Coordinates: 28°0′43″N 87°40′54″E / 28.01194°N 87.68167°E / 28.01194; 87.68167
CountryChina
Autonomous RegionTibet
PrefectureShigatse
CountyDinggyê
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,113
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)

Ri'og has been a traditional trade market between Tibet and Nepal. However, due to lack of cross-border vehicle-accessible route, the trade has been limited in scale.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "China: Shigatse, Xigazê / 日喀则地区革". National Bureau of Statistics of China, accessed via Citypopulation.de. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  2. ^ 郭俞洁. "不可忽视的聂拉木与日屋" [Nyalam and Ri'og could not be overlooked]. ctibet.cn. Retrieved 2017-02-13.