Kaza, situated along the Spiti River at an elevation of 3,800 meters (12,500 ft.) above mean sea level, is the largest township and commercial center of the valley.
Kaza is the capital and regional headquarters of Spiti valley in the Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. Situated in the Trans-Himalayan region of India at an elevation of 3,800 meters (12,500 ft.) above average sea level, Kaza is the biggest and most developed town in Spiti valley. Spiti, which is a part of the Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal, is a high altitude desert having close similarities to the neighboring Tibet and Ladakh regions in terms of terrain, climate and the Buddhist culture.
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