Mongolia

This article is about the country. For the region see, Mongolia (region), for the Chinese province, see Inner Mongolia.

Монгол
Mongol Uls
coat of arms
(In Detail) (Full size)
National motto: Xxxxx
Official languageMongolian
Capital Ulaanbaatar
Capital's coordinates 47 55' N, 106 53' E
President Natsag Bagabandi
Prime Minister Nambaryn Enkhbayar
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 18th
1,565,000 km²
0.6%
Population
 - Total (2003)
 - Density
Ranked 134th
2,712,315
1.73/km²
Independence
 - Date
from China
July 11, 1921
Currency togrog/tugrik (MNT)
Time zoneUTC +7, +8
National anthemBgd Nairamdakh Mongol
Internet TLD .mn
Calling Code976

Mongolia is a landlocked country in Asia, surrounded by Russia to the north and the People's Republic of China to the south. The capital of Mongolia is Ulan Bator. The country is part of the Mongolia region.

On October 20, 1945, in a referendum, the Mongolians voted for independence from China (97.8% voted yes; 98.4% turnout)[1].

Table of contents
1 History
2 Politics
3 Aimags
4 Geography
5 Economy
6 Demographics
7 Culture
8 Miscellaneous topics
9 External Links

History

Main article: History of Mongolia (country)

Politics

Main article: Politics of Mongolia

Aimags

Main article: Aimags of Mongolia

  • Arkhangai
  • Bayan-Ulgii
  • Bayankhongor
  • Bulgan
  • Gobi-Altai
  • Govisumber
  • Darkhan-Uul
  • Dornogobi
  • Dornod
  • Dundgobi
  • Zavkhan
  • Orkhon
  • Uvurkhangai
  • Umnugobi
  • Sukhbaatar
  • Selenge
  • Tuv
  • Uvs
  • Hovd
  • Huvsgul
  • Hentii
  • Ulaanbaatar

Geography

Main article:
Geography of Mongolia

Economy

Main article: Economy of Mongolia

Demographics

Main article: Demographics of Mongolia

Culture

Main article: Culture of Mongolia

 
Holidays
Date English Name Local Name Remarks
January 1New Year's Day
Tsagaan TsarThe date of Tsagaan Tsar is dependent on the phases of the moon and falls anywhere between the end of January and early March.
June 1Mothers' and Children's Day
July 11 to July 13NaadamA three day holiday to coincide with the Naadam Festival
November 26Independence Day

See also: Music of Mongolia

Miscellaneous topics

External Links


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