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The great nation is on the move.
In this 2002 article Tibetans are adapting to the realities of Chinese rule yet still holding on to cherished traditions.
Return to Changing China
In a 1971 National Geographic story a photographer who grew up in China returns.
Life in Forbidden Lhasa
A 1955 National Geographic article tells the story of how an Austrian became the Dalai Lama's trusted tutor.
Ethnicity and Language Quiz
Did you know that Mandarin is the most widely spoken language in the world? Learn more and take our ten-question quiz.
Submit your photo, check out Your Shot jigsaw puzzles, and see reader photos published in National Geographic.
Decorate your desktop with beautiful images from this month's issue of the magazine.
Visions of Earth
Each month, National Geographic features breathtaking photographs in Visions of Earth.