Mongolia Geography and Population

Mongolia (Geography) Mongolia is characterized by vast plateaus; 80% of the area is at an altitude of over 1000 m. To the west and north, the plateau is replaced by mountain ranges; furthest to the west is the 1600 km long Altai Chain (Mönh Hairhan 4200 m), east of it Hangai (up to 3460 m) […]

Sights of Mongolia

Sights of Mongolia

Mongolia is a top destination for people who love to travel and are adventurous. There is not much more than the famous huts, the yurts and the famous conqueror Genghis Khan that we associate with this inhospitable land. On this page we show that Mongolia is more than just that. Take, for example, the desolate […]

Mongolia Basic Information

Mongolia Basic Information

Basic data Capital Ulaanbaatar Population 3.40 million Language Mongolian (Official) Religion 53% Buddhism, 3% Islam, 2.3% Shamanism, 2.2% Christianity, 38.6% Atheists or Agnostics State system a semi-presidential republic Head of State Uchnagijn Churelsuch Head of government Luvsannamsrajn Ojun-Erdene Currency name tugrik (MNT) Travel Time shift +7h (in summer +6h) Economy 2021 Nominal GDP (billion USD) […]

Mongolia Economy

Mongolia Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax system Basic data According to cheeroutdoor.com, the Mongolian economy is heavily dependent on the mining sector, especially on the export of coal and copper ore, its growth is thus linked to the development of world commodity prices. The government aims to diversify the […]

Mongolia Visa

Mongolia Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Mongolia Before traveling to Mongolia, Russian citizens who are not registered in the regions bordering Mongolia must apply for a visa. To do this, the following documents are submitted to the Embassy of the country: – a foreign passport, valid for at least 6 months from the date of […]

History in Mongolia

History in Mongolia

At the beginning of the 12th century, a union of Mongolian tribes, the Khamag-Mongol, was formed on the territory of modern Mongolia. At this time, the main opponents of the Mongols were the Tatars and the Chinese. In 1202, the troops of the Khamag-Mongol ruler – commander Temuchin, later known as Genghis Khan, conquered the […]

Mongolia Resorts

Mongolia Resorts and Attractions

Mongolia is a state in Central Asia. Common borders with Russia in the north and with China in the west, east and south. Previously, Mongolia was part of the USSR and was considered the 16th union republic, but in 1991 the country declared independence. The capital is Ulaanbaatar. The official language is Mongolian. Currency – […]

Mongolia History

Mongolia History

The thaw that began in the second half of the 1980s in relations between Beijing and Moscow had repercussions on the international position of Mongolia, linked to the USSR since its birth in 1924. The gradual withdrawal, between 1987 and 1992, of the Soviet troops stationed in Mongolia favored a progressive normalization of relations between […]

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Mongolia State Facts

  CAPITAL Ulaanbaatar STATE STRUCTURE Parliamentary republic INTERNAL DIVISION Mongolia is divided into 21 aimags, which in turn have 329 soums in their composition. The capital Ulaanbaatar is an independent administrative unit SQUARE 1,564,116 km² CLIMATE Sharply continental climate with harsh winters and dry hot summers OFFICIAL LANGUAGE Mongolian CURRENCY Mongolian tugrik POPULATION 3.12 million […]

Mongolia Geography

Mongolia Geography

Mongolia. It is a state in Northeast Asia. It borders the Republic of Russia (CIS) to the North and China to the East, South and West. The capital is Ulaanbaatar. Its main activity is the nomadic herding of different animals, with a modest agriculture that is based on the cultivation of cereals and sweet beets. Ulaanbaatar is the capital city of […]

Mongolia Travel Advice

Mongolia Travel Advice

General travel information for Mongolia Continent: Asia Geographical location: Central Asia north of the Himalayas, located in the northern hemisphere. Highest elevation: Chüiten in the Altai Mountains (4,374 m above sea level) Longest river: Orkhon (1,400 km) Form of government: Parliamentary republic System of Government: Parliamentary democracy Languages: Mongolian Neighboring countries: Russia and China Capital: […]