Bugat, Bayan-Ölgii

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Bugat District
Бугат сум
ᠪᠤᠭᠤᠲᠤᠰᠤᠮᠤ
District
Country Mongolia
Province Bayan-Ölgii Province
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Bugat (Mongolian: Бугат) is a sum (district) of Bayan-Ölgii Province in western Mongolia. It is primarily inhabited by ethnic Kazakhs.

Since 1999, Bugat has hosted The Gold Eagle Festival. The Golden Eagle Festival is the largest gathering of eagle hunters and their eagles and is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Cultural Event.[1]

Coordinates: 48°57′04″N 90°01′12″E / 48.95111°N 90.02000°E / 48.95111; 90.02000

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Golden Eagle Festival (Oct 1-2, 2016)". Discover Bayan-Olgii. Retrieved 10 April 2016.