Ulan County

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Ulan County
ᠤᠯᠠᠭᠠᠨ ᠰᠢᠶᠠᠨ
Chinese transcription(s)
Country China
Province Qinghai
Prefecture Haixi Mongol and Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)

Ulan County (Mongolian: ᠤᠯᠠᠭᠠᠨ ᠰᠢᠶᠠᠨ ) is a county of Qinghai Province, China. It is under the administration of Haixi Mongol and Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture.
The name of the county comes from a Mongolian and means "Red".


The county is served by the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, which has a station at the county seat. There is also a freight-only branch to the salt works on the Chaka Salt Lake (茶卡盐湖) near Chaka Town (茶卡镇), in the southeastern part of the county.

Coordinates: 36°49′N 98°17′E / 36.817°N 98.283°E / 36.817; 98.283