Bole, Xinjiang

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Bole

博乐市 · بورتالا شەھىرى
Sayram Lake
Sayram Lake
Bole is located in Xinjiang
Bole
Bole
Location in Xinjiang
Coordinates (Bole municipal government): 44°51′14″N 82°03′05″E / 44.8539°N 82.0514°E / 44.8539; 82.0514Coordinates: 44°51′14″N 82°03′05″E / 44.8539°N 82.0514°E / 44.8539; 82.0514
CountryPeople's Republic of China
Autonomous regionXinjiang
Autonomous prefectureBortala (Mongol)
Area
 • Total7,801.68 km2 (3,012.25 sq mi)
Elevation
662 m (2,172 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total106,400
 • Density14/km2 (35/sq mi)
Postal code
833400
Area code(s)909
Vehicle registration新E
Websitewww.xjboz.gov.cn
Bole, Xinjiang
Chinese name
Simplified Chinese博乐
Traditional Chinese博樂
Alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese博尔塔拉
Traditional Chinese博爾塔拉
Mongolian name
Mongolian scriptᠪᠣᠷᠣᠲᠠᠯ᠎ᠠ
Uyghur name
Uyghurبۆرتالا

Bole as the official romanized name, also transliterated from Mongolian as Bortala, is a county-level city in Xinjiang, China. The city covers an area of 7,517 square kilometres (2,902 sq mi) and as of 2003 had a total population of 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 Ürümqi.

Geography[edit]

Climate data for Bole, Xinjiang (1981–2010 normals)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −9.6
(14.7)
−5.4
(22.3)
5.2
(41.4)
17.9
(64.2)
25.1
(77.2)
30.0
(86.0)
31.7
(89.1)
30.2
(86.4)
23.9
(75.0)
14.6
(58.3)
3.1
(37.6)
−6.7
(19.9)
13.3
(56.0)
Daily mean °C (°F) −15.7
(3.7)
−11.5
(11.3)
−0.1
(31.8)
11.1
(52.0)
17.8
(64.0)
22.3
(72.1)
23.8
(74.8)
22.2
(72.0)
16.5
(61.7)
8.0
(46.4)
−1.5
(29.3)
−11.4
(11.5)
6.8
(44.2)
Average low °C (°F) −20.5
(−4.9)
−16.7
(1.9)
−4.8
(23.4)
4.9
(40.8)
11.1
(52.0)
15.1
(59.2)
16.5
(61.7)
14.9
(58.8)
9.6
(49.3)
2.6
(36.7)
−5.0
(23.0)
−15.1
(4.8)
1.1
(33.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 5.3
(0.21)
6.8
(0.27)
8.9
(0.35)
19.4
(0.76)
32.3
(1.27)
28.9
(1.14)
29.1
(1.15)
18.7
(0.74)
17.9
(0.70)
15.5
(0.61)
8.5
(0.33)
8.9
(0.35)
200.2
(7.88)
Average relative humidity (%) 81 80 73 55 52 52 56 56 59 67 79 83 66
Source: China Meteorological Administration[1]

Notable persons[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 中国气象数据网 - WeatherBk Data (in Chinese). China Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 2020-04-15.

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