MONGOL DAGUUR STEPPE & WETLAND
ABOUT MONGOL DAGUUR STEPPE
The specific Mongol Daguur’s steppe and wetlands territory represents mainly low-mountainous landscapes that support a variety of fauna and flora species. The specific area is rich in biodiversity encompassing biological features from Daurian and Manchurian flora and fauna with natural resources potential in Mongolia. Mongol Daguur is a steppe and wetland region in Mongolia listed as a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve and Ramsar Site of International Importance. Mongol Daguur’s steppe and wetlands territory mainly consists of low-mountainous landscapes that support a variety of fauna and flora species. The biosphere reserve provides nesting and breeding grounds for globally endangered species such as the White-naped Crane, while also serving as a migratory stopover site for many rare and endangered species.
Dadal – the birthplace of Genghis Khan – Temuujin (Genghis Khan) was born into the family of Yesugei Baatar in 1162 at a place called Deluun Boldog by the Onon river in Dadal soum of Khentii aimag.
The Baldan Bereeven Monastery itself is located in Jargalant river valley backed by steep cliff of sacred Munkh Ulziit Mountain and the valley is well watered by the Jargalant River
The Khan Khentii Strictly Protected Area is a 12,270 km2 (4,740 sq mi) government administered Strictly Protected Area in the Khentii aimag(province) in Eastern Mongolia.