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Ulaanbaatar is the capital of Mongolia

The population of Mongolia is 3,226,516 people.

The Gobi Desert

The Gobi desert is located south eastern area of Mongolia.

Mongolia`s geographic boundaries

North: Selenge River

South: Gobi Desert

East: Gobi Desert

West: Altai Mountains


Xiongu was a tribe located in Mongolia during ancient times. Khan was a brutal warrior who conquered many nations. Mongolia ruled independence in 1911 because china's last dynasty fell. In 1924 Mongolia became part of the soviet union.

People and Places

Most of the people in Mongolia speak Khalkha Mongol. The Gobi desert is located in Mongolia it is the coldest and driest desert in the world. Ulaanbaatar is the capital and is home of one third of Mongolia's population. Around 40% of Mongolia`s population has no religion.


Mongolia is known for horse racing, Mongol wrestling, and archery. Mongolian city kids play soccer and basketball. Mongolia has two favorite holidays : childrens day and Tsagaan Sar. Only 8 years of school is required in Mongolia and most boys wear suits to school.


Mongolia has been trying to create a modern Democratic Government. Nearly half of Mongolia`s population raise horses, cattle, camels, sheep, goats, or yaks. Mongolia's currency is a tugrik. Many people who live outside of the cities use horses as transportation.

Random Facts

  1. About 1 in every 200 people have Mongolian D.N.A.
  2. Airag (fermented milk) is a favorite drink for holidays.
  3. Children in the countryside start learning how to ride a horse at the age of 2.