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  • Customs and Beliefs

    Customs and Beliefs
    Inside the ger (yurt): Entering the yurt, men sit on the left side and women on the right side. Basically, near the altar is the place of the chief of the house and guests. A small silk bag filled with seeds is suspended under the Toono (crown circle), as a sign of good luck, sometimes even a few tufts of yak hair holds the strand of felt. Avoid hitting the…
  • Traditional Costume

    Traditional Costume
    The traditional costume is called "Deel". Due to the harsh climate, we wear the "Deel" every time; this is a long dress with long sleeves, cut in one piece. The "Deel" is closed on the front, buttoned on the right side and tightens at the waist by a wide belt which color contrasts with the "Deel". According to the season, the “Deel” can be made in silk, linen wool, lined…
  • Traditional Song

    Traditional Song
    Traditional music uses the pentatonic scale and has two forms: the first is rhythmic, with a regular structure; the second is free and varies according to the mood and the singer. There are various kind of songs: Long song which is the oldest. It takes its source in the ancient poetry and has an epic tone. Always performed in solo, this song is characterized by a large melodic breathing and…
  • Art and Culture

    Art and Culture
    The Mongolian art is the result of a rich cultural heritage: Hunnu, Juan-Juan, Kirghizde Ienissei, Turkic and Uighur, but it is also enriched by a synthesis of influences from India and Tibet, from which it has created its own style. The oldest art of Mongolia is the art of the steppes in which animal are very present, it spreads from the Altai to China, passing through Lake Baikal. Nearly 80%…
  • Transportation

    There is 43,700 km of roads in Mongolia with only 1300 km of paved road. Rail and airplanes are the two other means of transport. Aviation: Only the Mongolian Company MIAT provides non-stop flight Ulaanbaatar-Berlin. Other companies offer a stopover in Moscow or Beijing. The Russian company Aeroflot offers a flight Moscow-Ulaanbaatar. The airport of Ulaanbaatar “ChinghisKhan” at Buyant-Ukhaa is located 18km from the center of Ulaanbaatar. The MIAT provides…
  • Economy

    The Mongolian economy depends a lot on the international markets. Its main resources are its goats’ wool for cashmere production and mineral wealth of its subsoil (various metals including gold, coal, etc). The natural resources of Mongolia are formed by minerals (copper, molybdenum, fluorine, tungsten) and precious and semi-precious stones including gold. There are also coal and oil to a lesser extent, but that is not exploited by lack of…
  • Languages

    The official language is Mongolian. The number of speakers across all its dialects may be 5.7 million, including the vast majority of the residents of Mongolia. Each group has its Mongolian dialect. During several centuries of intense contact between the groups or, on the contrary, of insulation, lexical peculiarities have emerged locally. Mutual understanding persists in spite of regional particularities. Today, at the end of a long effort, Mongolian language…
  • Population

    The majority of the population belongs to the Khalkha. Among the ethnic groups inhabiting Mongolia, there are also Bayad, Buryat, Dorvod, Kazakh, Uriankhai, Uzemtchin. The rate of population growth is estimated at 1.54% (2000 census). Nearly 2 / 3 of the population are aged under 30 and 36% are under 14 years. Approximately 50% of Mongolians are Buddhists, 6% are Christians, 40% are shamanism, and 4% are Muslims or others.…
  • Climate

    The Mongolian climate is purely continental. It is very cold in winter and hot in the summer. The thermal amplitude is very important in Ulan Bator, the maximum is 40 degrees in the summer and the minimum down sometimes below -40 degrees in the winter. The average temperature in January is -26 degrees and in July is 28 degrees, July is the hottest month. Temperatures vary a lot during the…
  • Geography

    With an area of 1 565 500 km ², Mongolia is a vast country, under populated, embedded between two states of Russia and China. It is economically weakened by the absence of access to the sea. Most of the country is steppe of Khangai area. The Gobi Desert covers part of the south, while in the north and west, are mountainous regions with abundant forests. The highest peak of the…
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