Northern Asia - Mongolia - Nationwide Newspapers
Regional Newspapers

Mongol
Ulaanbaatar
Ulaanbaatar


English
Ulaanbaatar
The UB Post

Radios and Televisions
Country Information

Location:  Northern Asia, between China and Russia
Geographic Coordinates:   46 00 N, 105 00 E
Area:   1,564,116 sq km (land: 1,553,556 sq km water: 10,560 sq km)
Climate:  Desert; continental (large daily and seasonal temperature ranges)
Languages:  Khalkha Mongol 90% (official), Turkic, Russian (1999)
Population:  2,912,192 (July 2013 est.)
Capital:  Ulaanbaatar
Religion:  Buddhist Lamaist 50%, Shamanist and Christian 6%, Muslim 4%, none 40% (2004)
Ethnic Groups:  Mongol (mostly Khalkha) 94.9%, Turkic (mostly Kazakh) 5%, other (including Chinese and Russian) 0.1% (2000)
Independence:  11 July 1921 (from China)

Source:  CIA Factbook