Ulugqat is a frontier area located at the western margin of China, adjacent to Kirghizstan, Uzbekistan and Tadzhikistan, 150 km west north-west of Kashi (Kaxgar) City and 1,250 km south-west of Urumqi. The IBA is on upper Kaxgar River.
Non-bird biodiversity: Animals include Canis lupus, Vulpes vulpes, Ovis ammon and Capra ibex.
BirdLife International (2018) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ulugqat grassland and wetland. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/02/2018.