Choibalsan Ula

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Choibalsan Ula

 

(also Bogdo Ula, Bogd Khaan Uul), a preserve in Mongolia, near Ulan Bator. In 1649 the mountain Bogdo Ula (2,257 m) was declared sacred. Its status as a preserve was established by an act of legislation in 1809. Choibalsan Ula covers an area of 36,600 hectares (1976). The typical southern-taiga complex on the slopes and the steppe vegetation of the foothills are protected.

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