Shannan, also known as Lhoka in Tibet, is a long-standing prefecture-city located in southeast Tibet. It literally means the south of mountain. Shannan gets its name from its location, which is in the south side of Gangdise Mountains and Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains. It is bounded by Lhasa to North, Nyingchi to east, Shigatse on west and border with India and Bhutan on the south internationally, covering a long boundary line of 600 km. With the development of tourism and transportation of Shannan, it becomes a popular tourists’ destination featuring in both natural landscape and cultural relics. In addition, it enjoys about 10 Firsts in Tibet, including the first palace, the first King, the first monastery, the first slavery regime, the first farm land, the first village, etc.