5 pictures to describe Mongolia are...

Cave Drawings

A Buddhist Monestary

One of their favorite games checkers

A Naadam Festival

Their currency a Mongolian tögrög

All you need to know about Mongolia

Population- 3,226,516

Size- 603,900 sq miles

Major Languages- Khalkha Mongol, Turkic, Russian

Major Religions- Buddhist Lamaist, Shamanist, Chrisian, Muslim

Top 3 Ethnicities- Mongol, Turkic, and other

Monetary Unit- Mongolian tögrög

Type of Government- Parliamentary ran by the three branches Legislative, Executive, and Judicial

Major Exports- copper, apparel, livestock, animal products, wool hide, cashmere, metals, and coals

Literacy Rate- 97.4%

Life Expectancy- 68.95 years

10 Fun Facts

1.Sheep outnumber people 35 to 1
2.They don't name their horses they refer to the by color
3.The sun shines well over 200 days per year

4.It is the home to the largest desert in Asia, the Gobi Desert

5.Has the oldest National Park in the world, Bogd Khan National Park

6.Ulan Bator is the coldest capital city in the world

7.You could fit the Netherlands into Mongolia thirty-seven times

8.Roy Chapman Andrews made the first discovery of dinosaur eggs in the Gobi. His exploits inspired the creation of Indiana Jones.

9.It's a fact that thirty percent of the population is under fourteen

10.The two-humped camel comes from Mongolia and survives temperatures from minus to plus fifty degrees Celsius!

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