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Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture (simplified Chinese: 迪庆藏族自治州; traditional Chinese: 迪慶藏族自治州; pinyin: Díqìng Zàngzú Zìzhìzhōu; Tibetan: བདེ་ཆེན་བོད་རིགས་རང་སྐྱོང་ཁུལ་, Wylie: Bde-chen Bod-rigs rang-skyong khul) is an autonomous prefecture in northwestern Yunnan province, China. It has an area of 23,870 km2 (9,220 sq mi). Its capital, which is also the largest city in the prefecture, is Shangri-La City.

This prefecture of Yunnan Province is bordered on the northeast by Sichuan Province, and on the northwest by the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR). Southwest and southeast of Diqing Prefecture are other parts of Yunnan Province: Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture and Lijiang respectively.

There are three county-level divisions in this prefecture: Shangri-La City, Dêqên County, and Weixi Lisu Autonomous County, and they all used to be under the administration of Lijiang (located southeast of this prefecture).[1] This autonomous prefecture was established in 1957 and named Diqing by its first governor. The name of this Tibetan autonomous prefecture (TAP) is also spelled DechenDeqing, or Dêqên.

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