Монголия

Information about Монголия

Region:Азия
Capital:Ulaanbaatar
Population:2,768,800
Area (sq km):1,565,000
FIPS Country Code:MG
ISO Country Code:MN
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Fascinating Facts about Mongolia

Half of Mongolia's population of 2.5 million live in the capital city, Ulaanbaatar.

The "Three Manly Games" of the Naadam summer festival are archery, wrestling and horse racing.

Children retire from being horse race jockeys when they are 12 years old.

Christianity first came to Mongolia during the reign of the great Mongol Khans.

The Old and New Testaments are available in the modern Mongolian script.

The Great Wall of China was built to keep out the Mongols, not the rabbits!

The temperature ranges from +50 to -50 deg C in some parts.

Ancient Mongolian script looks like Arabic, but runs vertically left to right on the page.

Map of Монголия

Map of Монголия

Languages and dialects spoken in Монголия

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    Indigenous languages

Found 3 language names


Language Names Recordings Available
Монгол хэл [Mongolia]
хальмг [Mongolia]
хальмг келн [Mongolia]

People Groups in Монголия

Americans, U.S.; Bayad; Buriat, Mongolia; Chinese, general; Dariganga; Darkhad; Deaf; Dungan, Hui-Zu; Durbet, Dorwoten; Dzakhchin, Zahchin; Ewenki, Solon; Han Chinese, Mandarin; Kalmyk-Oirat; Kazakh; Khotogoid; Khoton; Korean; Mongolian, Peripheral; Mongol, Khalka; Russian; Torguud; Tsaatan; Turk; Tuvinian; Ukrainian; Uriankhai, Altai; Uuld; Uyghur; Uzbek, Northern; Uzemchin;