Until the 1950s, Golok was mainly divided into three main districts: Akyong Bum, Wangchen Bum and Padma Bum, to which were culturally added other areas, like Serta, Dzachuka. Nowaways, the historical Golok region has been divided in the following way:
Counties belonging to the Golok Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture:
Counties belonging to the Kardzé Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture:
County belonging to the Ngawa Autonomous Prefecture:
- Emeric Yeshe Dorje, The History of the Düdjom Tersar Lineage, “Golok”, forthcoming.