Mongolia profile project

by Matt Doherty

Facts about Mongolia

Mongolia is located in Northeast Asia and borders China. The capital of Mongolia is Ulaan Baator. They're population is 2.839 million people. They also have one of the smallest population densities of any country.
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Mongolias Goverment

Mongolia has a Parlimentary Republic type of government. However, they have a Semi-Presidential system. Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj is the Mongolian president. They also have a prime minister who is Norovyn Altankhuyag.

Mongolias Economy

Mongolia has a free enterprise type of econamy. Their currency is a Tögrög. A Tögrög is worth 15% of a U.S. dollar. However, there GDP per capita is only $4,800 and their economy rank is only 142nd.

Mongolias people

The 2.839 million people living in Mongolia speak Mongolian. They have a literacy rate of 97.8% which is pretty decent. The men of Mongolia are expected to live until they're 63.8 years old. The women are expected to live until there 72.7 years old.

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan was the founder of the Mongolian Empire. He was born in 1162 and came to power by making an army of nomadic tribes from Northeast Asia in 1206. He began the Mongol Invasions. These ended in them conquering almost all of Eurasia. He then passed in 1227. The Mongolian empire already conquered most of the land beginning at Mandjouri to Caspian Sea.

Qing government

In 1907 the Qing government created something called chinilization. This is a process in which non-Han Chinese civilization come under the effect or control of the dominant Han Chinese civilization. Then following this, parts of Mongolia declared independence from the Qing government in 1911.

Democratic shift

In 1962 Mongolia became part of the communist Soviet Union. A large Soviet army was put in Mongolia after aggressive Intimination from China In 1969. Mongolia started having small relations with the U.S. in 1987. In 1990 huge democracy demonstrations went on. Soviet Unionn announced that they are taking all the troops out in 1992. Also in 1992 a new constitution was created, an election law was put in to play, and an election was held for the first legislature.

Mongolias environment

Mongolia's biggest issue is there environment. Little fresh water in some areas, polluted air, loss of many trees, and mining all have a big impact on the environment. This is due to the prior communist government who had a urbanization push.

Tavan Bodg group

One major company in Mongolia is Tavan Bodg Group. This is a group that has foreign and domestic trade, service, tourism, hospitality, manufacturing, and real estate industry.

What Mongolia could do to improve there economy

To improve there country, Mongolia could create more jobs. They should use there resources such as copper, gold, coal, and much more to there advantage by exporting more of them. By doing this they would get more money and create more jobs.

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