Provinces Of Tibet-Tibet.

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Tibet is broadly divided into three provinces and popularly known as Kham, Amdo and Utsang.  Kham is a historical region of Tibet covering a land area largely divided between Tibetan Autonomous region of Tibet and Sichuan province. Some Chinese linguists and anthropologists refer to Kham as the ‘Ethnic Corridor of Southwest China’, as its vast and sparsely populated territories are inhabited by over 14 culturally and linguistically distinct ethnic groups.Kham has a rugged terrain characterized by mountain ridges and gorges running from northwest to southeast, and numerous rivers. Kham people are popularly renown for their courage.Amdo encompasses a large area from the Machu River to the Drichu river. Admo was and is of home many important Tibetan monks. Amdo people are popularly known for their wisdom. U-tsang is literally called Tibetan Autonomous Region of Tibet. Geographically Ü-Tsang covered the central and western portions of the Tibetan cultural area, including the Bramaputra river watershed, the western districts surrounding and extending past Mount Kailash. U-Tsang is one of the most popular tourist spot in Tibet where tourists can explore to the maximum of Tibet.