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ChuluutCanyon
Gorge of the Chuluut River

This is a list of notable rivers of Mongolia. They are arranged geographically by river basin.

Longest rivers

  1. Orkhon River - 1,124 kilometres (698 mi)
  2. Kherlen River - 1,090 kilometres (677 mi)
  3. Tuul River - 704 kilometres (437 mi)
  4. Zavkhan River - 670 kilometres (416 mi)
  5. Selenge River - 593 kilometres (368 mi)
  6. Tes River - 568 kilometres (353 mi)
  7. Hovd River - 516 kilometres (321 mi)
  8. Eg River - 475 kilometres (295 mi)
  9. Ider River - 452 kilometres (281 mi)
  10. Delgermörön - 445 kilometres (277 mi)

Flowing into the Arctic Ocean

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Selenge River
IderiinGol
Ider River
Tuul River Mongolia
Tuul River
ShishgedGol
Shishged River
  • Yenisei River (Russia)
    • Angara River (Russia), flowing out of Lake Baikal
      • Selenge River (Сэлэнгэ мөрөн in Sükhbaatar) flowing into Lake Baikal
        • Chikoy River
          • Menza River
          • Katantsa River
        • Jida or Dzhida River (Russia)
          • Zhelter River (Зэлтэр гол)
        • Orkhon River (Орхон гол in Kharkhorin, Bulgan)
          • Tuul River (Туул гол in Ulaanbaatar)
          • Tamir River (Тамир гол at Arkhangai)
          • Kharaa River (Хараа гол at Selenge)
        • Eg River (in Khatgal)
          • Üür River (at Khövsgöl)
            • Uilgan River (at Khövsgöl)
            • Arigiin River
          • Tarvagatai River
        • Khanui River ( at Arkhangai)
        • Ider River (Идэр гол at Khövsgöl)
          • Chuluut River (at Arkhangai)
            • Suman River (at Arkhangai)
        • Delgermörön River (Дэлгэрмөрөн in Mörön)
          • Beltes River
          • Bügsiin River
    • Lesser Yenisei (Russia)
      • Kyzyl-Khem (Кызыл-Хем)
        • Büsein River
        • Shishged River (Шишгэд гол)
          • Sharga River
          • Tengis River

Flowing into the Sea of Okhotsk (Pacific Ocean)

  • Amur River (Russia/China)
    • Shilka River (Russia)

Flowing into endorheic basins

Hulun Lake

  • Kherlen River (Хэрлэн гол)

Ulaan Lake

  • Ongi River

Great Lakes Depression

Khar-Us Lake

  • Khovd River

Uvs Nuur Basin

Uvs Nuur drainage basin
Uvs Lake and basin

Rivers draining into endorheic Uvs Lake, forming the drainage of the Uvs Lake Basin

  • Kharkhiraa River
  • Sangil gol
  • Turuun River
  • Nariin gol
  • Tes River
    • Shavar River
    • Tsereg River
    • Khachig River
    • Erzin River

Khyargas Lake

  • Zavkhan River

Dörgön Lake

  • Teeliin gol, flowing out of Khar Lake
    • Chono Kharaikh gol, draining into Khar Lake

Ulungur Lake

  • Bulgan River (Ulungur River)
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