Mongolia Flag

Mongolia flag
Mongolia flag

Mongolia's national flag is a vertical triband with a red stripe on each side and a blue stripe in the center. In the center of the leftmost stripe, the flag includes the Soyombo sign, a geometric abstraction representing fire, sun, moon, earth, and water, as well as the Taijitu symbol of yin and yang. The blue stripes signify the everlasting blue sky, while the red stripes indicate the yearning for everlasting riches.

The present flag was chosen on January 12, 1992, and the official color guidelines were established on July 8, 2011. Prior to 1992, throughout the final 47 years of the Mongolian People's Republic, the flag had a communist star above the Soyombo emblem. Dodiin Choidog, an artist, created the flag.

Despite the Chinese government's objection to public displays of Mongolian national or cultural symbols due to separatist fears, it is standard practice among Mongolians in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region to show the Mongolian flag.

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Country information

Mongolia is a landlocked country located in East Asia, bordered by Russia to the north and China to the south, east, and west. It is the 19th most populous country in the world and the most sparsely populated sovereign country. The capital of Mongolia is Ulaanbaatar, which is also the largest city in the country.

Mongolia has a rich and fascinating history, with a mix of nomadic and sedentary cultures. The country was part of the Mongol Empire, which was founded by Genghis Khan in the 13th century and became the largest contiguous empire in world history. After the collapse of the Mongol Empire, Mongolia became a socialist state and was part of the Soviet Union until its collapse in 1991. Today, Mongolia is a parliamentary democracy with a president as its head of state and a prime minister as its head of government.

The economy of Mongolia is largely based on agriculture and livestock, with sheep, goats, and cattle being important sources of income for many Mongolians. The country is also home to a number of natural resources, including coal, copper, and gold, and these are important exports. Mongolia has a mixed economy and is working to develop its tourism industry and other sectors.

The official language of Mongolia is Mongolian, although Russian is also widely spoken. The population of Mongolia is predominantly Buddhist, with a small minority of other religions. Mongolia has a rich cultural heritage, with a mix of traditional and modern influences. The country is known for its vibrant music and dance, and its nomadic way of life is still an important part of its culture.

Independent Yes
Country codes MN, MNG (ISO 3166-1)
Official name Mongolia
Official languages Mongolian
Religion 51.7% Buddhism, 40.6% No religion, 3.2% Islam, 2.5% Shamanism, 1.3% Christianity, 0.7% Others
Capital city Ulan Bator
Continent Asia
Time zone UTC+7/+8
Member of United Nations
Population 3,413,701 (2023)
Population density 2 per Km2 (5 people per mi2)
Urban Population 67.2 % of the population is urban (2,203,469 people in 2020)
Migrants (net) -852
Median age 28.2 years
Total area The total land area is 1,553,560 Km2 (599,833 sq. miles)
Highest point Khüiten Peak (4 374 m, 14 350 ft)
Lowest point Hoh Nuur (518 m, 1 699 ft)
GDP per capita $ 4,566 (World Bank, 2021)
Currency Mongolian tögrög (₮, MNT)
Calling code +976
Internet TLD .mn (click here to find and register domain name)
Country Wikipedia Page Mongolia Wikipedia Page

Main Cities by Population in Mongolia

1 Ulan Bator 844,818
2 Erdenet 79,647
3 Darhan 74,300
4 Khovd 30,500
5 OElgii 28,400
6 Ulaangom 28,085
7 Hovd 27,924
8 Murun-kuren 27,690
9 Bayanhongor 26,252
10 Arvayheer 25,622
11 Suhbaatar 24,235
12 Bayanhongor 23,234
13 Saynshand 19,891
14 Dzuunharaa 18,830
15 Zuunmod 17,630
16 Bulgan 17,348
17 Uliastay 16,240
18 Baruun-Urt 15,805
19 Altai 15,800
20 Mandalgovi 15,430
21 Dalandzadgad 15,093
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