Baiyü County

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Baiyü County
County
དཔལ་ཡུལ་རྫོང · 白玉县
Tibetan transcription(s)
 • Tibetan script དཔལ་ཡུལ་རྫོང
 • Wylie dpal yul rdzong
 • Tibetan pinyin Baiyü Zong
Chinese transcription(s)
 • Simplified 白玉县
 • Traditional 白玉縣
 • Pinyin Báiyù Xiàn
Baiyü is located in Sichuan
Baiyü
Baiyü
Location in Sichuan
Coordinates: 31°13′N 98°49′E / 31.217°N 98.817°E / 31.217; 98.817
Country People's Republic of China
Province Sichuan
Autonomous prefecture Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture
Township-level divisions 1 town
16 townships
County seat Jianshe (建设镇)
Elevation 3,012 m (9,882 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 41,500
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Baiyü County (Tibetan: དཔལ་ཡུལ།, Tibetan Pinyin: Baiyü) (Chinese: 白玉, pinyin: Báiyù) is a county of far western Sichuan province, China, on the border with the Tibet Autonomous Region. It is under the administration of the Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. The Palyul Monastery is located in Baiyü County.