Mongolia

Mongolia meaning Mongol Nation is a landlocked country and borders the Peoples Republic of China and Russia.

The Mongolian Empire was formed in 1206.

The capital is Ulaanbaatar. Mongolia is the realm of the great warrior Genghis Khan. Popular attractions include, The National Museum of Mongolian History, Orkhon Khurkhree a magnificent waterfall, Erdene Zuu the first ever Buddhist monastery, Yolin Am the vulture canyon and much more.

About Mongolia

Country flag
Short Name
MGL
Capital
MGL
Language
Khalkha Mongol
Population
2,951,786
Area
1,564,116 km²
Calling Code
+976

National Olympic Committee

Country flag
NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE
Mongolian National Olympic Committee
NOC President
Recognition Year
1962
Address
Olympic House, Chinggis Avenue, Ulaanbaatar 14210

Culture

Mongolian culture is well-known for its hospitality in the world.  

Nomadic families follow a seasonal routine, moving the herds to new grazing land based on the time of year.

Daily responsibilities are divided evenly among family members and no one person's work is considered more important than another's.

Since ancient times, they have traded with surrounding civilizations far grain, rice, tea, silk and cotton. The traditional Mongolian dwelling is known as a yurt.

Sports

The Mongol people is known as a loving sport nation and it is in their culture, Mongolian traditional sports are archery, horse-racing and wrestling.

Nowadays, track and field sports, football, basketball, volley-ball, skating, skiing, motorcycle racing, mountain climbing, chess and other sports are gaining wide popularity.

Climate

Most of the country is hot in the short summer and extremely cold in the long winter with temperatures dropping as low as -30°C (-22°F).

The country is subject to occasional harsh climatic conditions.

Ulan Bator has the lowest average temperature of any national capital in the world.

Mongolia is high, cold, and windy.

Religion

Buddhist Lamaist

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