Located in the southwest of Tibet, Shigatse is the southwestern border of China that borders Nepal, Bhutan and India to its south. And it connects Ngari to the west, Nagqu to the north, Lhasa and Shannan to the east. Shigatse covers an area of 182,000 square kilometers, 800 kilometers in length from east to west, 220 kilometers in width from north to south, and 1753 kilometers in border line. With a long history of more than 600 years, Shigatse was once the educational and political center of Tsang Area. Stretching across the southern part of Shigatse, the Himalayas are the world’s youngest and highest mountain range, with an average altitude of more than 6,000 meters. And Mount Everest, located on the border of Shigatse and Nepal, is the highest peak in the world, with the altitude of 8848.13 meters.