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Bayan Nur

Full nameBayan Nuur
Official name巴彦淖尔市
Native name
Other nameБаяннуур
Settlement typePrefecture-level city
ProvinceInner Mongolia
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneChina Standard (UTC+8)

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Bayan Nuur ( , Bayannagur; ) is a prefecture-level city in western Inner Mongolia. Until December 1, 2003, the area was called the Bayan Nuur league.

Bayan Nuur city has an area of 65,788 km2. It borders Mongolia to the north, Alxa to the west, Ordos to the south and Baotou to the east.

The name of the city in Mongolian means "Rich Lake".

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