Gobi Desert

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Gobi Desert (Говь)
Desert
OmnogoviLandscape.jpg
Gobi Desert landscape in Ömnögovi Province, Mongolie
Kintras Mongolie, Cheenae
Mongolian Aimags Bayankhongor, Dornogovi, Dundgovi, Govi-Altai, Govisümber, Ömnögovi, Sükhbaatar
Cheenese Autonomous Region Inner Mongolie
Laundmerk Nemegt Basin
Lenth 1,500 km (932 mi), SE/NW
Weenth 800 km (497 mi), N/S
Aurie 1,295,000 km2 (500,002 sq mi)
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The Gobi Desert lies in the territory o the Fowkrepublic o Cheenae an Mongolie.

The Gobi (/ˈɡ.bi/; Mongolian: Говь‎, Govi, "semidesert"; Cheenese: 戈壁; pinyin: Gēbì ) is a lairge desert region in Asie. It covers pairts o northren an northwastren Cheenae, an o soothren Mongolie. The desert basins o the Gobi are boondit bi the Altai Muntains an the grasslands an steppes o Mongolie on the north, bi the Hexi Corridor an Tibetan Plateau tae the soothwast, an bi the North Cheenae Plain tae the sootheast. The Gobi is maist notable in history as pairt o the great Mongol Empire, an as the location o several important ceeties alang the Silk Road.

Coordinates: 42°35′N 103°26′E / 42.59°N 103.43°E / 42.59; 103.43