Just so, is the Gobi Desert in China or Mongolia?
At 2.3m km2 the Gobi is the world's third largest desert, covering most of Mongolia and much of northern China. Yet 25m people live in an area that stretches from the edge of Beijing to the Kazakh and Russian borders in the west and north.
Secondly, what is Gobi Desert famous for?
The Gobi Desert is not only famous for dinosaur species discovery, but also well known for its rich natural resources. The Gobi Desert is rich in copper, gold and coal deposits. One of them is called Oyu Tolgoi which is world's third largest copper and gold mine.
Does the Gobi desert have water?
The Gobi Desert has massive rocky areas, large dry grasslands, and a good bit of sand, but it also has bodies of water. Surface and underground rivers run through the desert, which is also home to some lakes.
Do humans live in the Gobi Desert?
Most people living in the Gobi desert are Mongolian however the population of Han Chinese and inner Mongolia have been increasing since the 1950s. The Gobi desert is so cold though, so very few people live there.