Derge is also spelled as “Dege”. It is a town located in the western edge of Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan and neighboring Tibet. It was once the center of the Kingdom in Kham. It covers an area of 11,955.55 square kilometers and has population of more than 83,400 (2011 yr). Among of which more than 90% are Tibetan, the other people including Chinese Han people, Mongolian, Hui people, Yi people and Miao people.
Gengqin Town (更庆镇) is the capital town of Derge, in this section, you will find hotel accommodations that are built in this town;