Baingoin County

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Baingoin County

班戈县དཔལ་མགོན་རྫོང་།
Nam Tso
Location of Baingoin County (red) in Nagqu City (yellow) and the Tibet A.R.
Location of Baingoin County (red) in Nagqu City (yellow) and the Tibet A.R.
Baingoin is located in Tibet
Baingoin
Baingoin
Location of the seat in the Tibet A.R.
Coordinates: 31°23′33″N 90°00′36″E / 31.3924°N 90.0100°E / 31.3924; 90.0100Coordinates: 31°23′33″N 90°00′36″E / 31.3924°N 90.0100°E / 31.3924; 90.0100
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionTibet
Prefecture-level cityNagqu
Area
 • Total28,383 km2 (10,959 sq mi)
Population
(2010)
 • Total36,842
Time zoneUTC+8 (China Standard)
Baingoin County
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese班戈县
Traditional Chinese班戈縣
Tibetan name
Tibetanདཔལ་མགོན་རྫོང་།

Baingoin County (Tibetan: དཔལ་མགོན་རྫོང་།; Chinese: 班戈县) is a county within Nagqu of the Tibet Autonomous Region.

County got the name from the lake Drang-khog (Tibetan: བྲང་ཁོག་མཚོ, Wylie: brang khog mtsho) which is in center of county. County lies between lakes Namtso and Siling.

The county is divided into ten towns and townships: