Culture of Tibetan People in Danba
Culture of Tibetan People in Danba

CHINA—Danba County is located in the eastern part of Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan province, which covers 4,721 square kilometers.

The majority of its population are Tibetans and Hans, and ethnic minorities include Hui, Yi, Miao and Manchu. The area has four seasons and an abundance of sunshine. The winter is not freezing cold and the summer is not too hot; the average temperature through the year is around 14 degrees Celsius (57 Farenheit).

The following pictures taken in Danba are selected for our readers to enjoy.

(All Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)


A Tibetan couple in front of an ancient carved tower (Getty Images)
A Tibetan couple in front of an ancient carved tower (Getty Images)
A Tibetan farmer plowing with yak and antique tools (Getty Images)
A Tibetan farmer plowing with yak and antique tools (Getty Images)
A Tibetan woman spinning on the roof of a traditional Tibetan house (Getty Images)
A Tibetan woman spinning on the roof of a traditional Tibetan house (Getty Images)
Windows of a traditional Tibetan house. (Getty Images)
Windows of a traditional Tibetan house. (Getty Images)
A Tibetan boy at home with Grandpa (Getty Images)
A Tibetan boy at home with Grandpa (Getty Images)
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