Bohu County (red) within Bayingolin Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
|Alternative Chinese name|
|Mongolian Cyrillic||Бостнуур шянь|
|Mongolian script||ᠪᠣᠰᠲᠠᠨᠠᠭᠤᠷ ᠰᠢᠶᠠᠨ|
Bohu County (Chinese: 博湖县) as the official romanized name, also transliterated from Uyghur as Bagrax County (Uyghur: قاغىلىق ناھىيىسى; Chinese: 博斯腾县), is a county in the central part of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Bayin'gholin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture. It contains an area of 3,603 km2 (1,391 sq mi). According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 60,000.
The area was first populated by Khoshut Mongolians who settled by the Bosten Lake (Chinese: 博斯騰湖; pinyin: Bósīténg Hú). A county was not officially set up until 1971 and was named Bohu (博湖; BóHú), an abbreviation of Bosten Lake
- 博湖县党政信息网-历史沿革. Bohu County People's Government. 2008-05-05. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
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