No. of participations in the venice biennale:2
Politics & Economics
State System:Tibet is an Autonomous Region within the People's Republic of China - a single-party state.
Ruling Political Party:The Communist Party of China. (The Tibetan Government in Exile is theocratic and headed by the Dalai Lama)
Population (World Bank, 2011):2,910,000
GDP per capita (World Bank, 2011):$1,630
Military Expenditure (SIPRI, 2011):No data
Country independent since:Not independent
Last Major Border Revision:1950 (incorporation of Tibet into the People's Republic of China)
Colonial History:Currently Tibet is rules by China, which is considered by the Dalai Lama a colonization of Tibet by China.
Global Militarization Index (BICC, 2011):No ranking
Ongoing Conflicts and Disputes:Tibet is currently ruled by China, most of its inhabitants however recognize the Tibetan Government in exile headed by the Dalai Lama as their rightful government. The Dalai Lama is regarded by the Chinese state as a separatist threat and lives in exile in India since 1959. No country openly disputes China's claim to sovereignty and China has blocked all UN Security Council resolutions on Tibet since the PRC took over the seat of China in 1971.