Sharga Nature Reserve

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Sharga Nature Reserve (Mongolian: Шарга) is a reserve in the western part of Mongolia. It comprises 2.860 km2 and is located in Govi-Altai Province in the area of the Sharga sum. The reserve has been created in 1993 together with Mankhan Nature Reserve to protect the endangered Mongolian saiga.

Coordinates: 46°00′00″N 94°30′00″E / 46.000000°N 94.500000°E / 46.000000; 94.500000


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