Shigatse(redirected from Xigatse)
, town, S central Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It is in the center of a small, heavily populated alluvial plain near the Yarlung Zangbo (Brahmaputra) River.
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(also Jihk’atse), a city in China, in the Tibetan Autonomous Region. Situated in the valley of the Tsangpo (Brahmaputra) River, at an elevation of more than 3,800 m. Population, approximately 20,000. Shigatse, a highway junction, is the center of a fanning region. The city’s cottage industries produce pottery and textiles.