Facts About The Tibetan Language
- Tibetan is spoken in 5 countries including China, India, Tibet, Bhutan, and Nepal.
- Upwards of 5 million people speak Tibetan in various parts of Asia.
- Tibetans are one of the main nationalities of China are known as Zang.
- The Tibetan language is considered a subgroup of the Sino-Tibetan languages known as Tibeto-Berman.
Tibet is North-East of the Himalayas and is considered part of Asia. Tibet has an elevation of 16,000 feet which makes it the highest region on the planet. The country originally became a unified empire in the 7th century. It is currently occupied by China and has been since the 1950s. Although it is the original home of the Dalai Lama, he has been in exile since the occupation of the Chinese. Although tourism has risen in the past few decades, agriculture continues to be the staple of the Tibetan economy.
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