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Mongolia
Монгол Улс
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Location of  Mongolia  (green)
Location of  Mongolia  (green)
Capital
and largest city
Ulaanbaatar[a]
47°55′N106°53′E / 47.917°N 106.883°E / 47.917; 106.883
Official languagesMongolian
Official scriptsMongolian Cyrillic
Mongolian script[1]
Ethnic groups (2010)
ReligionBuddhism (53%)
Shamanism (4%)
Islam (3%)[2]
Demonym
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialrepublic[3][4][5]
 • PresidentTsakhiagiin Elbegdorj
 • Prime MinisterJargaltulgyn Erdenebat
LegislatureState Great Khural
Formation
 • Xiongnu Empireformed 209 BC 
 • Mongol Empireformed 1206 
 • Declaration of independence from the Qing dynastyDecember 29, 1911 
 • Mongolian People's Republic establishedNovember 26, 1924 
 • Current ConstitutionFebruary 13, 1992 
Area
 • Total1,566,000 km2 (18th)
603,909 sq mi
 • Water (%)0.43[6]
Population
 • 2016 estimate3,081,677[7] (134th)
 • Density1.97[8]/km2 (238th)
5.10[8]/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2015 estimate
 • Total$36.6 billion
 • Per capita$11,024
GDP (nominal)2015 estimate
 • Total$12.5 billion
 • Per capita$4,353
Gini (2011)36.5[9]
medium
HDI (2014)Increase 0.727[10]
high ·90th
CurrencyTögrög (MNT)
Time zone(UTC+7/+8[11])
 • Summer (DST) (UTC+8/+9[12])
Date formatyyyy.mm.dd (CE)
Drives on theright
Calling code+976
ISO 3166 codeMN
Internet TLD.mn, .мон
a.^ Also spelled "Ulan Bator".
b.^ "Mongolian" includes minorities such as Kazakhs or Tuvans.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of October 9, 2016


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