|Country||People's Republic of China|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (China Standard)|
Burqin County is a county in Xinjiang, China and is under the administration of the Kazakh autonomous area of Altay Prefecture. It has an area of 10,362 km2 (4,001 sq mi) with a population of 70,000. The postcode is 836600.
Burqin County is located in the northernmost part of Xinjiang. Its county seat, which is called Burqin Town (布尔津镇) is situated at the confluence of the Irtysh and its right tributary, the Burqin River. Most of the county is within the Burqin River basin, which reaches into the Altai Mountains on Xinjiang's border with Mongolia and Russia. The major mountain massif on Burqin county's border with these two countries is Tavan Bogd.
The Kanas Lake is located in the northern part of the county, on the border with the Habahe County.
The Burqin Shankou Dam is a hydroelectric dam located on the Burqin River at. It has a 94m high concrete arch dam; the dam's hydroelectric plant generates 220 Megawatt of power. The construction work started in July 2009, with an expected completion date of June 2013; construction was completed in 2014 and the dam started generating power in November 2015.
Farther upstream on the Burqin, the Burqin Chonghu'er Dam operates in the town of Chunkur (冲乎尔镇), at .