Zavkhan River

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Zavkhan River
Завхан гол
Zavhan river.jpg
Country Mongolia
Aimags Zavkhan, Govi-Altai
Physical characteristics
Source Buyant River
 - location Khangai Mountains
2nd source Shar-Us River
Mouth Khyargas Lake in Great Lakes Depression
 - location
Khyargas, Uvs, Mongolia
Length 670 km (420 mi)
Basin features
 - right Shurga River

Zavkhan River (Mongolian: Завхан гол, Zawhan gol) is a river in Mongolia. It flows from Khangai Mountains to Lake Khyargas, and has a draining area of over 30,055 square miles (77,840 square kilometres). The river forms most of the border between the Govi-Altai and Zavkhan aimags. The length of the river is 670 kilometres (420 mi).[1]

See also

List of rivers of Mongolia


  1. ^ Zavkhan info Archived July 11, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.

Coordinates: 48°51′22″N 93°20′40″E / 48.85611°N 93.34444°E / 48.85611; 93.34444

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