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Digging deeper into Mongolia

The economy dominated by services and agricultural products, most of the trading is minerals, apparel, livestalk, wool, ect. A popular sport in Mongolia is Basketball, even in the winter all the kids play basketball in the street. There are some subcultures such as Mongolian golden eagle hunters, and nomads. Culture can change very easy has the world changes. In Mongolia, a example of a change is a family of herders are the last of them as their kids are not going to follow in their footsteps. Culture changes fast with all of the technology in the world.

How to fit in

In Mongolia 90% of the population speaks Mongolian. A few folkways consist of eating ice cream, even in the winter! Camel riding, Eagle hunting, and fishing! Some taboos consist of a few things like do not eat dog, donkey, or white horse. Do not kick their threshold, or touch their children's head. They respect core values of the Mongolian civilization, such as their history, idenity, culture, tradition, language, and life style.

Location, Weather, and Characteristics

Mongolia is located in the east-central part of Asia, bordered by Russia to the north, and China to the south, east, and west. It is windy and cold a lot of the time. Mongolia has short summers and long, cold winters. Averages 257 cloudless days a year.