Baicheng County

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Bay (Baicheng) County
拜城县باي ناھىيىس
County
Location of the county
Location of the county
Country China
Province Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region
Prefecture-level divisions Aksu Prefecture
Time zone China Standard (UTC+8)
Website http://www.xjbc.gov.cn/

The Bay County (Uyghur: باي ناھىيىس, Бай Наһийиси‎, ULY: Bay Nahiyisi, UYY: Bay Nah̡iyisi?) is a county in the Aksu Prefecture of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China. The county's land area is 15,889 km2. According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 200,000.[citation needed]

The county is located in the northern part of the prefecture, occupying the valley of the Muzart River between the southern slopes of the Tengritagh and the Qoltagh (Chinese Pinyin: Queletage Range (却勒塔格山)).

Administrative division[edit]

  • Bai Town (拜城镇, Baicheng Zhen)
  • Tirek Town (铁热克镇, Tiereke Zhen)
  • Yaqeriq Town (察尔齐镇, Cha'erqi Zhen)
  • Sayram Town (赛里木镇, Sailimu Zhen) – birthplace of the historian Musa Sayrami
  • Qeyir Town (黑英山乡, Heiyingshan Xiang)
  • Kizil Town (克孜尔乡, Kezi'er Xiang) – site of a number of Buddhist grotto sites, including Kizil Caves
  • Toqsun Town (托克逊乡, Tuokexun Xiang)
  • Yatur Town (亚吐尔乡, Yatu'er Xiang)
  • Kanqi Town (康旗乡, Kangqi Xiang)
  • Bulung Town (布隆乡, Bulong Xiang)
  • Miqigh Town (米吉克乡, Mijike Xiang)
  • Onbash Town (温巴什乡, Wenbashi Xiang)
  • Chong Kowruk Town (大桥乡, Daqiao Xiang)
  • Qarabagh Town (老虎台乡, Laohutai Xiang)

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Coordinates: 41°46′12″N 81°52′12″E / 41.77000°N 81.87000°E / 41.77000; 81.87000