Mongolia

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Moнгoл Улс
Mongol Uls
State of Mongolia
State flag of Mongolia
Languages
Official Mongolian
Other Chinese
Capital Niislel Hüree
Organizations Silk Road League

Mongolia (Khalkha Mongolian: Монгол Улс) is a landlocked nation in central Asia, bordered by Russia to the north and the Beihanguo to the south. It was the center of the Mongol Empire of the 13th century, but was ruled by the Chinese Qing dynasty from the end of the 17th century until an independent government was again formed with SNOR assistance in 1921. After the fall of SNOR, Mongolia became a democracy. Larger than Alyaska with the addition of the former Chinese region of Inner Mongolia, Mongolia has very little arable land: much of its area is grassland, with mountains in the north and west and the Gobi Desert in the south. Most of the population are nomadic Tibetan Buddhists of the Mongol ethnicity.

The capital is Niislel Hüree (former Örgöö).

Geography

The Mongolian heartland consists of relatively flat steppes. The southern portion of the country is taken up by the Gobi Desert, while the northern and western portions are mountainous.

Most of the country is hot in the summer and extremely cold in the winter, with temperatures dropping as low as -30 °C (-22 °F). The country is also subject to occasional harsh climactic conditions known as zud or dzud.

Borders

North: Russia.
Southwest: Uyguristan.
Southeast: China (Beihanguo).

State flag of pro-Snorist Mongolia


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