Mongolia Politics and Geography

Mongolia Politics and Geography

Asia
Mongolia. It is a state in Northeast Asia. It borders the Republic of Russia (CIS) to the North and China to the East, South and West. The capital is Ulaanbaatar. Its main activity is the nomadic herding of different animals, with a modest agriculture that is based on the cultivation of cereals and sweet beets. Administrative political organization According to topb2bwebsites.com, Mongolia is divided into twenty-one provinces; and a municipality with provincial status: Arhangay Bayan-Ölgiy Bayanhongor Bulgan Darhan-Uul Dornod Dornogovĭ Dundgovĭ Govĭ-Altay Govĭsümber Hentiy Hovd Hövsgöl Ömnögovĭ Orhon Övörhangay Selenge Sühbaatar Töv Ulaanbaatar Uvs Zavhan Geography Mongolia, occupies an area of 1,560,500 square kilometers, constituting one of the highest countries in the world. Orography its orography is characterized by the mythical steppe plateaus, which rise in height in the north, forming the Altai Mongol and…
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Mongolia Culture and Literature

Mongolia Culture and Literature

Asia
CULTURE: TRADITIONS Friendly and hospitable, the Mongols retain an indomitable spirit of freedom. Breeding, a traditional economic source of the long nomadic past, is the basis of Mongolian customs. Animals constitute at the same time the wealth and passion of the Mongols who have in the horse the most faithful friend and feelings of tenderness for all the little ones (camels, sheep), who keep in tents and inspire the lullabies of women. The Mongols learn to ride from early childhood and soon become very skilled in the saddle and expert tamers, taming the small and very fast przewalskii. Although they now easily have a home, they prefer the old felt tent (yurt) remained unchanged since the time of Genghis Khān (whose cult survives in eastern Mongolia with pilgrimages to the…
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Mongolia 2007

Mongolia 2007

Asia
Yearbook 2007 Mongolia. According to CountryAAH, Ulaanbaatar is the capital city of Mongolia. Six years after Canadian mining company Ivanhoe Mines found large copper and gold deposits at Oyu Tolgoi in the Gobi Desert, the Mongolian government signed an agreement with the company to open a mine there. Under the agreement, the state must own 34 percent of the mine. However, the ratification of the agreement necessary for it to enter into force was postponed due to doubts in Parliament as to whether the contract is sufficiently favorable to Mongolia. After many decades of Soviet exploitation of the country's natural resources and a painful transition to market economy, there is widespread skepticism in the Mongolian society towards foreign economic interests. After less than two years in power, Prime Minister Miyeegombo…
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