Rivers and lakes of Bayankhongor aimag

Rivers and lakes of Bayankhongor aimagThere are Khar Us, Shar Us, Buyant, Khurimt, Ukheg, Sumber, Zag, Baidrag, Tui, Shargaljuut, Tsagaan Turuut rivers, such that takes source from the Khangai Mountain Range, and over 160 fast flowing and fresh water rivers such as Lig, Tsagaan Gol, Bayan Tsagaan, Dalan Turuu and Urt River in the territory of Bayankhongor aimag.

There are about 30 lakes such as Buun Tsagaan, Orog, Adgiin Tsagaan, Duut, Khurimt, Boorog, Bayan Nuur, Olgoi Nuur and Khukh Nuur as well. Also, beautiful oases such as right and left Tooroi and Ekhiin Gol rivers, Shar Khulstai, Tsagaan Burgas, Khutsyn Shand, Ulziit Gol, Burkhant and Bor Ovoony Zadgai belong to land of Bayankhongor province.

20 hot and cold springs such as Shargaljuut, Ukheg, Urguut, Teel, Khaliut, Icheet, and Khuren Khad. Out of these, Shargaljuut is the most famous for its healing properties and various mineral compounds. This spring has over 300 springheads and fountains, and the water is as hot as +45°C to +96°C, which is very rare in the world. It is elevated at 2,000m above sea level. Shargaljuut spring is the oldest Health Resort (1954) in Mongolia, located in the Shargaljuut Valley of Erdenetsogt sum of Bayankhongor aimag, at 650km east of Ulaanbaatar city.

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