Sharga, Govi-Altai

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Sharga District
Шарга сум
ᠰᠢᠷᠭ᠎ᠠᠰᠤᠮᠤ
Country Mongolia
Province Govi-Altai Province
Area
  Total5,566 km2 (2,149 sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (UTC + 8)

Sharga (Mongolian : Шарга) is a sum (district) of Govi-Altai Province in western Mongolia. The area has one of the last two populations of the Mongolian saiga antelope (Saiga tatarica mongolica), which is protected in Sharga Nature Reserve. In 2009, its population was 1,921. [1]

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References

  1. Govi-Altai aimag statistical office annual report 2009 Archived 2011-07-22 at the Wayback Machine

Coordinates: 46°16′07″N95°16′21″E / 46.26861°N 95.27250°E / 46.26861; 95.27250