The national emblem "soyombo" represents fire, sun, moon, earth, water, and the yin-yang symbol.
Ulaanbaatar was founded in 1639 as the Da Khure Monastery, a Lamaist house of the Tibetan Buddhist religion which became the residence of the ‘bodgo-gegen’ or high priest. Mongolia became an independent state in 1911, with Urga as its capital, but in 1924 it became part of the USSR as the Mongolian Peoples' Republic, and the city was renamed Ulaanbaatar.
1.3 km diameter, Dornogovi Aimag Province
1.1% Second largest landlocked country in the world; previously first, before the dissolution of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics .
4,444 km. Russia / China / Mongolia. The Amur River or Heilong Jiang is the world's ninth longest river, forming the border between the Russian Far East and Northeastern China. The Argun is its southern tributary.
5,410 km. Russia / Kazakhstan / China / Mongolia
1,480 km. Russia / Mongolia
5,539 km. Russia / Mongolia
The provinces of Khovd, Uvs and Bayan-Olgii
A type of steamed dumpling filled with minced mutton, or yak meat