Gobi

The Gobi Desert is a large desert or brushland region in . It covers parts of and and of Southern . The desert basins of the Gobi are bounded by the Altai Mountains and the grasslands and steppes of Mongolia on the…
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is the capital of in . Photo: Brücke-Osteuropa, Public domain.

Bayankhongor or is the capital of the in . Photo: Ba.batbold, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the capital of in . Photo: Dcastor, Public domain.

is the capital city of Govĭ-Altai province. Straddling the western edge of the Gobi Desert where the Mountains rise out of the sands, the region seems to symbolize emptiness.

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Mandalgovi is the capital of the Dundgovi Province of , about 300 km south of on the border of the Gobi Desert.

Zamiin-Üüd is a small town in the Dornogovi province of . Photo: Uugii, CC BY 3.0.

Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park is a national park in southern . Photo: Zoharby, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Gobi

Latitude of center
43° or 43° north
Longitude of center
107° or 107° east
Elevation
1547 metres (5075 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 5329390721
Geo­Names ID
2031269
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Gurôn Gobi
  • Afrikaans: Gobi
  • Albanian: Shkretëtira e Gobit
  • Arabic: Disyerto Gobi
  • Arabic: صحراء جوبي
  • Arabic: صحراء غوبي
  • Armenian: Գոբի անապատ
  • Asturian: Desiertu de Gobi
  • Azerbaijani: Qobi
  • Bashkir: Гоби
  • Basque: Gobi
  • Belarusian: Гобі
  • Belarusian: Пустыня Гобі
  • Bengali: Говь
  • Bengali: গোবি মরুভূমি
  • Bengali: 戈壁
  • Bengali: 沙漠
  • Bosnian: Pustinja Gobi
  • Breton: Gobi
  • Bulgarian: Гоби
  • Burmese: ဂိုဘီသဲကန္တာရ
  • Catalan: Desert de Gobi
  • Catalan: Desert del Gobi
  • Catalan: Gobi
  • Cebuano: Gobi Desert
  • Central Kurdish: بیابانی گۆبی
  • Chinese: 大戈壁
  • Chinese: 大漠
  • Chinese: 戈壁
  • Chinese: 戈壁沙漠
  • Chinese: 戈壁滩
  • Chuvash: Гоби
  • Croatian: Gobi
  • Croatian: Pustinja Gobi
  • Czech: Gobi
  • Czech: poušť Gobi
  • Danish: Gobi-ørkenen
  • Danish: Gobi ørkenen
  • Danish: Gobiørkenen
  • Dimli (individual language): Gobi
  • Dutch: Gobi
  • Dutch: Gobiwoestijn
  • Dutch: Gobi woestijn
  • Egyptian Arabic: صحرا جوبى
  • English: Desert of Gobi
  • English: Gobi Desert
  • English: Great Desert of Gobi
  • English: Great Gobi
  • English: Shamo
  • English: The Gobi
  • Esperanto: Dezerto Gobi
  • Esperanto: Gobi-dezerto
  • Esperanto: Gobi
  • Esperanto: Gobio
  • Estonian: Gobi
  • Estonian: Gobi kõrb
  • Finnish: Gobi
  • Finnish: Gobin autiomaa
  • French: Desert de Gobi
  • French: Désert de Gobi
  • French: Gobi
  • French: désert de Gobi
  • Galician: Deserto de Gobi
  • Galician: Deserto do Gobi
  • Galician: Gobi
  • Gan Chinese: Gobi Desert
  • Gan Chinese: 戈壁
  • Georgian: გობი
  • Georgian: გობის უდაბნო
  • German: Badain Jaran
  • German: Bejschan
  • German: Gobi
  • German: Schamo
  • German: Wüste Gobi
  • Greek: Έρημος Γκόμπι
  • Greek: Γκόμπι
  • Greek: έρημος Γκόμπι
  • Hebrew: מדבר גובי
  • Hindi: गोबी
  • Hindi: गोबी मरुस्थल
  • Hindi: गोबी रेगिस्तान
  • Hungarian: Góbi-sivatag
  • Hungarian: Góbi
  • Hungarian: Góbi sivatag
  • Icelandic: Góbíeyðimörkin
  • Icelandic: Góbí eyðimörkin
  • Indonesian: Gurun Gobi
  • Irish: An Gaineamhlach Ghóibí
  • Italian: Deserto dei Gobi
  • Italian: Deserto di Gobi
  • Italian: Gobi
  • Italian: deserto del Gobi
  • Jamaican Creole English: Guobi Dezat
  • Japanese: ゴビ沙漠
  • Japanese: ゴビ砂漠
  • Kabiyè: Gobi kañɩnbʊsaɣ
  • Kannada: ಗೋಬಿ ಮರುಭೂಮಿ
  • Kazakh: Гоби
  • Kirghiz: Гоби
  • Korean: 고비사막
  • Korean: 고비 사막
  • Latin: Desertum Gobium
  • Latvian: Gobi
  • Latvian: Gobi tuksnesis
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Deserto Gobi
  • Lithuanian: Gobio dykuma
  • Macedonian: Гоби
  • Maithili: गोबी मरुभूमि
  • Malay: Gobi
  • Malay: Gurun Gobi
  • Malayalam: Gobi Desert
  • Malayalam: ഗോബി
  • Malayalam: ഗോബി മരുഭൂമി
  • Marathi: गोबी वाळवंट
  • Mingrelian: გობიშ ტიოზი
  • Mongolian: Говь
  • Nepali: गोबी मरुभूमि
  • Norwegian: Gobiørkenen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Gobi-ørkenen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Gobi
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Gobiørkenen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Gobi-ørkenen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Gobi
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Gobiørkenen
  • Occitan (post 1500): Desèrt de Gòbi
  • Panjabi: ਗੋਬੀ ਮਾਰੂਥਲ
  • Persian: بیابان گبی
  • Persian: بیابان گُبی
  • Persian: دشت گبی
  • Persian: صحرای گبی
  • Persian: صحرای گوبی
  • Polish: Gobi
  • Polish: Pustynia Gobi
  • Portuguese: Deserto de Gobi
  • Portuguese: Deserto de Góbi
  • Portuguese: Deserto do gobi
  • Portuguese: Gobi
  • Quechua: Gobi
  • Romanian: Desertul Gobi
  • Romanian: Deşertul Gobi
  • Romanian: Deșertul Gobi
  • Romanian: Gobi
  • Romanian: Gobi Desert
  • Russian: Гоби
  • Russian: Пустыня Гоби
  • Sanskrit: गोबीमरुस्थलम्
  • Scots: Gobi Desert
  • Scottish Gaelic: Gobi
  • Scottish Gaelic: Gobi Desert
  • Serbian: Гоби
  • Serbian: Пустиња Гоби
  • Serbo-Croatian: Gobi
  • Serbo-Croatian: Pustinja Gobi
  • Sicilian: Gobi
  • Slovak: Gobi
  • Slovenian: Gobi
  • Spanish: Desierto de Gobi
  • Spanish: Desierto de Mongolia
  • Spanish: Desierto del Gobi
  • Spanish: Gobi
  • Spanish: el Gobi
  • Swahili: Jangwa la Gobi
  • Swedish: Gobi Desert
  • Swedish: Gobiöknen
  • Tagalog: Desyerto ng Gobi
  • Tagalog: Desyertong Gobi
  • Tagalog: Disyertong Gobi
  • Tagalog: Disyerto ng Gobi
  • Tagalog: Disyerto ng gobi
  • Tagalog: Gobi
  • Tagalog: Gobi Desert
  • Tagalog: Ilang ng Gobi
  • Tagalog: Ilang ng gobi
  • Tajik: Биёбони Габи
  • Tamil: கோபி பாலை
  • Tamil: கோபி பாலைநிலம்
  • Tamil: கோபி பாலைவனம்
  • Telugu: గోబీ ఎడారి
  • Thai: ทะเลทรายโกบี
  • Turkish: Gobi Çölü
  • Turkmen: Gobi çöli
  • Ukrainian: Гобі
  • Urdu: صحرائے گوبی
  • Uzbek: Gobi
  • Uzbek: Gobi choʻli
  • Vietnamese: Gobi
  • Vietnamese: Sa mạc Gobi
  • Waray (Philippines): Disyerto Gobi
  • Welsh: Anialwch Gobi
  • Welsh: Gobi
  • Western Frisian: Goby
  • Western Frisian: Gobywoastyn
  • Western Panjabi: صحرائے گوبی
  • Wu Chinese: 戈壁
  • Yue Chinese: 戈壁沙漠
  • Deserto del Gobi
  • Gobi Wüste
  • Han-hai
  • Han-hai Ch'ü
  • Ko-lo-pai Shan-mo
  • Ko-pi-sha-mo
  • Ko-pi
  • Kwopi Shamo
  • Pustynya Gobi
  • Sandmeer
  • Schamo Sandmeer
  • Sha-mo
  • Sha-moh
  • Ta-ko-pi-sha-mo
  • Ta-ko-pi
  • Ta-mo

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