Fifteen interesting facts before you start Mongolia travel
Updated: Nov 18
1. Mongolia is the sixth-largest in Asia and 18th largest in the world when it comes to the length of territory. Mongolian territory length 2392 km from west to east, and width 1259 km from north to south. Mongolia has a 1564110 square km area in total.
2. Mongolia is the second-largest landlocked country in the world. Mongolia located between China and Russia. Mongolia surrounds 3543km with Russia and 4709,6 km with China.
3. Mongolia leads the world with a territory per person among independent countries. According to the Mongolian statement of statistical information, the Population of Mongolia reached 3238479 in 2018.
Mongolia has a vast area. However, there are a few populations. That is why Mongolia leads the world.
4. Mongolia ranks 137th in the world with its number of population. Forty-six per cent of the total population of 1491375 people lives in Ulan Bator or central Mongolia.
5. According to UN estimates, the fertility rate per woman has dropped faster than that of any other country in the world since the 1990s. While the number of birth per woman was 7.33 between 1970 and 1975, it reduced by four times to 1.87 between 2005 and 2010.
6. Ulaanbaatar is the coldest capital city in the world. The average annual temperature is -1.30 C. Mongolia has an extreme climate.
In Mongolia, summer is a hot maximum temperature is 400 C, but winter is cold maximum temperature is minus 400 C. It relates to the Mongolian location.
7. Mongolia stands an average of 1580m above sea level. It is one of the highest elevated countries in the world. The highest point is 4374 meter The Cold mountain/Khuitnii orgil/. Moreover, the lowest point is 532-meter Blue lakes depression/Khokh nuuruudiin khotgor/.
The central of Mongolia Ulan Bator stands 1350 meter above sea level Ulan Bator located high from sea level. That is the reason why it has an extreme climate in Mongolia. Ulan Bator located high from sea level that is the reason why Mongolia extreme weather.