Location of Luntai County (red) within Bayingolin Prefecture (yellow) and Xinjiang
|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
|Alternative Chinese name|
|Mongolian script||ᠪᠦᠭᠦᠷ ᠱᠢᠨᠢ|
Luntai County as the official romanized name, also transliterated from Mongolian as Bügür County, is a county in central Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and is under the administration of the Bayin'gholin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture. It contains an area of 14,189 km2 (5,478 sq mi). According to the 2002 census, it has a population of 90,000.
Luntai has a long history associated with China. When the city refused aid to Li Guangli's Fergana campaign (c. 101 BC), the inhabitants were slaughtered. Around 80 BC, a Han military colony was established on the site.
- Yap, Joseph P, (2019). The Western Regions, Xiongnu and Han, from the Shiji, Hanshu and Hou Hanshu. ISBN 978-1792829154
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