Mongolia is located in the central part of Asia, neighboring with Russia and China. The total territory of the country is 1.5 million square kilometers and the most sparsely populated country in the world. Mongolia is the eighteenth largest country in the world by size of territory. It is also the world's second-largest landlocked country. The average altitude is 1580m above sea level. The highest point is the Khuiten peak (4374) in the west. Mongolia is home to high mountains, wide steppe and Gobi desert. Additionally, Mongolia is land of a lot of species of fauna and flora such as 136 mammal species, almost 400 different types of birds and 76 species of fish. There are some rarest animals like Gobi bear, snow leopard etc.