Geography, Government, Economy, and Culture
President Tsakhia Elbegdorj
Mongolia's current head of state.
Prime Minister Norov Altankhuyag
Mongolia's current head of goverment.
Centered on the right-side red band is the national emblem ("soyombo" - a columnar arrangement of abstract and geometric representation for fire, sun, moon, earth, water, and the yin-yang symbol).
molybdenum, fluorspar, tin, tungsten, and gold), oil, food and beverages, processing of animal products, cashmere and natural fiber manufacturing. The industrial growth rate is 23%. Its import partners are China(43.4%), Russia (23.3%), South Korea (5.6%), Japan (5.1%), and the US (5%). Its export partners are China (85.7%) and Canada (6.3%). The percentage of its labor force that is agriculture, is 33.5%. Its percentage of industry labor force is 11.5%. Its services labor force percentage is 55%. The official currency of Mongolia is called the tögrög or tugrik.
Left: A traditional clothing piece for men in Mongolia. Right: A traditional clothing piece for women in Mongolia.
A child learns to play common Mongolian music.
A Mongolian poem.