|region||Qinghai Province||Tibet Autonomous Region|
|expansion||Lhasa Railway , China National Highway 109|
The Tanggula Pass (officially also: Dang La ; Tibetan : གདང་ ལ་ , Wylie : gdang la ; Chinese 唐古拉山 口 , Pinyin Tánggǔlā shānkǒu ) is a mountain range in the highlands of Tibet that rises to an altitude of above sea level . On August 24, 2005 the tracks of the of were here Golmud to Lhasa runs Qinghai-Tibet Railway put, it is the location, the highest railway in the world. It exceeds the highest Peruvian railway line by 255 m. Tangula station, at an altitude of , has two platforms, but it is not possible to get on and off.
Between 1912 and 1950 the pass and the mountain range of the same name formed the northern and northeastern border of the immediate sphere of influence of the Tibetan administration ruling in Lhasa.
Monthly average temperatures and rainfall for Tanggula Pass