Bole, Xinjiang

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Bole (Bortala)
博乐市 · ᠪᠣᠷᠣᠲᠠᠯ᠎ᠠ ᠬᠣᠲᠠ · بورتالا شەھىرى
County-level city
Bole railway station
Bole railway station
Bole (Bortala) is located in Xinjiang
Bole (Bortala)
Bole (Bortala)
Location in Xinjiang
Bole (Bortala) is located in China
Bole (Bortala)
Bole (Bortala)
Location in China
Coordinates: 44°54′13.6″N 82°04′14.93″E / 44.903778°N 82.0708139°E / 44.903778; 82.0708139Coordinates: 44°54′13.6″N 82°04′14.93″E / 44.903778°N 82.0708139°E / 44.903778; 82.0708139
Country China
Province Xinjiang
Prefecture Bortala (Mongol)
Area
 • Total 7,801.68 km2 (3,012.25 sq mi)
Elevation 662 m (2,172 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 106,400
 • Density 14/km2 (35/sq mi)
Postal code 833400
Area code(s) 909
Vehicle registration 新 E
Website http://www.xjboz.gov.cn/

Bole (Bortala) (simplified Chinese: 博乐; traditional Chinese: 博樂; Mongolian: ᠪᠣᠷᠣᠲᠠᠯ᠎ᠠ; Uyghur: بۆرتالا‎, ULY: Börtala, UYY: Bɵrtala?) is a county-level city in Xinjiang Province, China. The city covers an area of 7,517 square kilometres (2,902 sq mi) and as of 2003 had a total population is 403,700 (2003). Bortala means "brown grasslands/steppe" in Mongolian. Bortala is the seat of Bortala Mongol Autonomous Prefecture, which borders Kazakhstan. The Northern Xinjiang Railway runs through the city along with highways to Urumqi.