Le Sichuan (四川 Sìchuān « Quatre rivières » — Seutchouan —, anciennement écrit Sétchouan, Sé-Tchouan ou Sseutchouan, en faisant référence au Min, au Tuo, au Jialing et au Wu, les quatre rivières du Yangzi Jiang) est une province du centre-ouest de la Chine, dont la capitale est Chengdu.
Litang Town (also Lithang, Tibetan: ལི་ཐང།, Wylie: li-thang; Chinese: 高城镇; Pinyin: Gāochéng Zhèn) is the administrative centre of Litang County in the southwest of the Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan Province of China.
The county in 2001 had a population of 47,500, the vast majority of which is ethnically Tibetan. Several famous Buddhist figures were born here, including the Kelzang Gyatso, the 7th Dalai Lama, Tsultrim Gyatso, the 10th Dalai Lama, four of the Pabalas, and has strong connections with the epic hero Gesar of Ling, as well as the 5th Jamyang Xaiba of Labrang.
Litang Town is located at an altitude of 4,014 metres (13,169 ft) among open grasslands and surrounded by snow-capped mountains. Its actual altitude is about 400 metres higher than Lhasa, making it one of the highest towns in the world. The town itself is centred just to the south of the Ganden Thubchen Choekhorling or Litang Chöde Monastery.