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Where is Mongolia?

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Located in the continent of Asia, Mongolia covers 1,553,556 square kilometers of land and 10,560 square kilometers of water, making it the 19th largest nation in the world with a total area of 1,564,116 square kilometers.

Mongolia became an independent state in 1921, after gaining its sovereignty from China. The population of Mongolia is 3,179,997 (2012) and the nation has a density of 2 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Mongolia is the Tugrik (MNT). As well, the people of Mongolia are refered to as Mongolian.

The dialing code for the country is 976 and the top level internet domain for Mongolian sites is .mn.

Mongolia shares land borders with 2 countries: Russia, China.

To learn more, visit our detailed Mongolia section.

Quick facts

Population 3,179,997
Density 2.0 / km2 ( 5.3 / mi2 )
Language Mongolian
Independence Year 1921
Capital Ulaanbaatar (Ulaanbaatar)
Currency Tugrik
GDP 12,015,944,337 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 3,779 (2014 data)
Land Area 1,553,556 km2 (599,831 mi2)
Water Area 10,560 km2 (4,077 mi2)
Neighbouring Countries Russia, China
Minimum Longitude 87.690
Maximum Longitude 119.920
Mininum Latitude 41.570
Maximum Latitude 52.150

What is the capital of Mongolia?

map showing the location of Mongolia
Location of Ulaanbaatar on a map.

Ulaanbaatar is the capital city of Mongolia. It has a population of 844,818, and is located on a latitue of 47.91 and longitude of 106.88.

Ulaanbaatar is also the political center of Mongolia, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.

Quick Facts About Ulaanbaatar, the Capital Of Mongolia

City Ulaanbaatar
Country Mongolia
Population 844,818
Longitude 106.88324000
Latitude 47.90771000
Elevation 1284 meters over sea level

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.