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Fifteen interesting facts before you start Mongolia travel

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.

Mongolian Ethic group

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.

8. Sky of Mongolia is bright for 257 days a year on average. Also, it relates to the Mongolian location. Mongolia locates high, so it is windy.

9. The Gobi Desert of Mongolia is the world’s 5th most significant and the largest one in Asia.

Mongolia has beautiful wild nature, and there are many kinds of the ecosystem that valley, desert, forest, tundra, and steppe.

Mongolian south area covers desert. Most of the land is covered by prairie and grassland. Moreover, the north area includes tundra. There are many artefacts and Mongolian monasteries in the Mongolian Gobi.

10. Fossilized eggs of dinosaurs were first found in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia in the 1920s. Moreover, there are many artefacts, dinosaurs artefacts found in the Gobi. In Ulan Bator, there are a Dinosaurs Museum located.

11. Lake Khuvsgul, which accounts for 70% of total freshwater in Mongolia, constitutes 1% of the world’s fresh water and is the second-largest freshwater lake in Asia. It is located in Khuvsgul province.

However, there are so many attractive lakes in Mongolia. Khuvsgul Lake covers 2760 square km, the length is 136 km, width is 34-36 km, and the maximum depth is 262 meter. It stands 1645 meter from sea level. Moreover, lakes water is cold because it is profound.

12. Mongol Empire is the biggest contiguous empire in the history of humankind. Mongolian history is fascinating. Especially Great Mongol Empire’s history is famous and exciting.

Chinggis king who is Great Mongol Empire’s founder, distinguished. Mongol Empire is the peak of Mongolian history. It belongs to the 13th to 14th century — Mongolian conquered half of the world in that time.

13. Mongolian Stock Exchange, established in 1991, is the smallest stock exchange in the world. In 1990, Mongolians transfer from Socialist to Democratic society. About the economy, we transfer to the free economic system from centrally-planned market.

14. Mongolia was the nation with most bronze and silver medals but no gold medal in the Summer Olympics until the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics. It was leading all countries with no gold medal in the Summer Olympics in terms of medal ranking. Mongolia has attended Olympic since 1964. In 1968 Mexican Olympic, Mongolians get the first Olympic medal that silver and in judo.

15. Mongolia ranks 17th among 81 independent countries in terms of average IQ (Intelligence quotient) score. An average IQ score of Mongolians is 98, making it level with average IQ scores of countries like Australia, Denmark, France and the USA. It is higher than that of Finland, Russia, Israel, and Greece. Mongolian has high IQ; It relates our genes and our lifestyle.

About Enza Tours LLC

If you want to make a Mongolian tour, we are the Mongolian travel agency, can create your unique trip in Mongolia. We also have other Mongolia tours, and while you travel, you can try the Khuvgul with other destination, local nomadic family, and we can help you create a trip for you.

Just write an email to us, we will plan your tour with you and let’s create your happiness together.

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Our customers will discover the nomadic Mongolian people, the vast Gobi desert, reindeer community, ancient Mongolian capital, Mongolian customs and traditional Mongolian food. In addition to that beautiful nature will amaze the customers.

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