||1,566,000 sq km (610,740 sq mi)
||8,158 km, with Russia 3,485 km and with China 4,673 km
||1,580 m above sea-level
||Vast semi-desert and desert plains, mountains in west and southwest,
Gobi Desert in southeast
||Khalkha Mongols (86%), Kazaks (6%), about a dozen other Mongolian
||Mongolian, Kazakh, Russian, Chinese. English is widely spoken in the
||Tibetan Buddhism, Muslim, Christian and Shamanism
||Average summer temperature +20’C, average winter temperature -26’C, average rainfall
-220 mm. Winter lasts from November to late April, Spring from May through June,
Summer from July through September.
||Parliamentary republic. President elected for four years. Present President Elbegdorj Tsahia,
elected in 2013. Prime Minister appointed by State Great Khural for four years. Present
Prime Minister Mr. Erdenebat Jargaltulga was appointed in 2016.
||State Great Khural (Parliament), unicameral with 76 members elected for four years. The last election was held in 2016.
||Mongolian judicial system consists of Constitutional Court , Supreme Court, Aimag and capital city courts, soum and district courts.
||Mongolia is a unitary state and divided administratively into Aimags (21) and a capital city; Aimags are subdivided into soums; soums into bags; and a capital city into districts; districts
||Tugrik (MNT), about MNT 2463 = USD 1 (by JAN 2017)
||January 1 – December 31
|Main entry points:
||Chinggis Khaan (airport in Ulaanbaatar ), Sukhbaatar (railway station on Mongolian-Russian border) and Zamyn Uud (railway station on Mongolian-Chinese border)
||Tianjin/China (1,344 km) and Nakhodka/Russia (4,037 km)
||December 31- January 1 – New Year 3 days,
in January/February – Mongolian New Year (Tsagaan Sar),
June 1 – Mother and Child day,
July 11-13 – National Holiday (Naadam festival)
||Add 8 hours to Greenwich Mean Time
|Normal working hours:
||09.00-13.00 and 14.00-18.00
||220 volts/50 HZ
|Weight and measures:
||Visa shall be issued by MongoliaEmbassies and Diplomatic Missions as well as Honorary consuls of Mongolia , or can be obtained at the airport at a cost of US$53 but must be accompanied by an invitation.