15 facts about Mongolia

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You can find out the facts and figures about the Mongolia. Mongolia is a sovereign state with the lowest density of population in the world, with only 2 people per square kilometer

1. Mongolia is the sovereign state with the lowest population density in the world , with only 2 people per square kilometer.

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2. The old Mongolian language is the only language of the world in which it is written upside down, but now the version in Cyrillic alphabet is used.

Mongolian language

3. About half of the population of Mongolia lives in the capital, Ulan Bator. This is the only city in Mongolia with more than 100,000 inhabitants.

Ulan Bator

4. Ulaanbaatar is the coldest national capital in the world , with an average temperature of -0.4 ° C.

mangolia cold

5. The predominant religion in Mongolia is Buddhism, with 53% of the population. 39% of the population is not religious.

6. There are more Mongols live outside Mongolia there. Most of them live in Mongolia Interior, in China .

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7. The Mongol Empire was the largest empire in terms of surface, with a maximum extension of 33,000,000 square kilometers, ranging from the peninsula in present-day South Korea to the Danube River in present-day Romania.

Mongol Empire

8. The highest point in Mongolia is the Khüiten Peak, located in the west of the country. It has a height of 4,374 meters above sea level. It also marks the triple border between Mongolia , Russia and China .

Khüiten Peak The highest point in Mongolia

9. 1/3 of the population of Mongolia living in extreme poverty.

population of Mongolia

10. 37% of the population of Mongolia is under 18 years.

Mongolia age under 18

11. 30% of the population of Mongolia ‘s nomadic or semi – nomadic.

 nomadic or semi nomadic

12. The Gobi desert, located in southern Mongolia and northern China , is the largest desert in Asia.

Gobi desert

13. The average height is 1,500 meters above sea level country, one of the highest in the world .

average height of Mongolia

14. The Orkhon River is the longest river in Mongolia , with a length of 1,124 km.

Orkhon River is the longest river in Mongolia

15. The railway Trans goes from Ulan-Ude in Russia, continues in Ulaanbaatar and ends in Beijing, China . It has a length of 2,215 km.

Trans goes from Ulan-Ude in Russia