Mongolia

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About Country

Capital
Ulaanbaatar
Population
Approximately 3.3 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
2 people per square kilometer
GDP
$15.7 billion (nominal, 2021 estimate)
Language
Mongolian is the official language, but many Mongolians also speak Russian and English
Currency
Mongolian tögrög (MNT)
National Dish
Buuz (steamed dumplings filled with meat and vegetables)
Religion
Tibetan Buddhism is the predominant religion in Mongolia, but there are also Muslim and Christian minorities
Climate
Mongolia has a continental climate with long, cold winters and short, warm summers
Main Industries
Mining, including coal, copper, gold, and uranium; agriculture, including livestock herding and crop cultivation; and tourism
Level of Development
Mongolia is considered a developing country with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 115 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 1.5 million square kilometers

Embark on an adventure to Mongolia 🇲🇳, a land of untamed wilderness, majestic mountains 🏔️, and ancient nomadic traditions 🐎. Immerse yourself in the country’s rich culture, witness the beauty of the vast grasslands 🌿, and discover the many wonders of this unique destination. Plan your journey to Mongolia today!

Mongolia is a landlocked country located in East Asia, bordered by Russia to the north and China to the south, east, and west. The country is known for its vast, rugged landscapes, including the Gobi Desert and the grassy steppes of the Mongolian Plateau. Mongolia has a rich cultural heritage, including traditional nomadic lifestyles and practices such as horsemanship and archery.

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  • Altai mountains, Mongolia
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  • Altai mountains, Western Mongolia
  • Aryabal temple in Terelj Mongolia
  • Chinggis Avenue, Mongolia
  • Khentii, Mongolia
  • Khovd Province, Mongolia Duut soum
  • Khuvsgul Lake, Mongolia
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  • Solo adventure crossing Gobi Desert in Mongolia
  • Terelj, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
  • The Great Chinggis Khan Statue
  • Tsambagarav, Mongolia
  • Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
  • Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
  • Zaisan Monument, Oulan-Bator, Mongolie

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Mongolia include:

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    Gobi Desert: a vast desert in southern Mongolia known for its unique landscapes, including sand dunes, canyons, and rock formations.

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    Terelj National Park: a national park near Ulaanbaatar known for its stunning scenery, including rock formations, rivers, and forests.

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    Khuvsgul Lake: a large, pristine lake in northern Mongolia known for its crystal-clear waters and surrounding mountains.

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    Erdene Zuu Monastery: a historic Buddhist monastery in Kharkhorin, the ancient capital of Mongolia.

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    Orkhon Valley: a scenic valley in central Mongolia that is home to several important historical sites, including ancient ruins and rock carvings.

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    Flaming Cliffs: a famous paleontological site in the Gobi Desert where many dinosaur fossils have been discovered.

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    Ulaanbaatar: the capital and largest city of Mongolia, known for its museums, temples, and traditional markets.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Mongolia has to offer. The country is also known for its unique culture and traditions, including the Naadam Festival, a celebration of Mongolian sports and culture that takes place every July.

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