Category: Mongolia

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Daurian Landscapes (World Heritage)

World Heritage Sites in Mongolia

Mongolia, officially Mongolian Mongol Uls, state in Central Asia with (2019) 3.2 million residents; The capital is Ulan Bator. Earthed Erdenet, formerly Bayan Undur [ ba ʊ – ], second largest city of Mongolia,...

Sales of magazines and newspapers in a shopping center Mongolia

Mongolia Media and Internet

Media landscape In the 2016 Reporters Without Borders press freedom index, Mongolia was ranked 60th (out of 180 countries) with 27.61 points. Compared to 2015 (25.3 points), this means a decrease of six places....

Police station Ulaanbaatar

Mongolia Security and Health

Security in everyday life As the gap between rich and poor has widened, crime has also increased in Mongolia. Theft and home burglary are the most common crimes foreigners face. This is why particular...

Living in Ulaanbaatar Mongolia

Living in Mongolia

Currency: MNT (Tugrug) Exchange rate: 3,484.91 MNT per € (December 2020) Time zone: UTC + 8 (ULAT) Country code (phone): +976 Climate (for capital): strictly continental International Airport (IATA): ULN (Ulaanbaatar) Housing and provision...

Cattle farmer's household in Ar Modny Denj near Kharkhorin Mongolia

Mongolia Everyday Life

Proportion of literate adults: 98.4% (2019) Major religions: Buddhism, Islam, shamanism Urban population: 68.5% (2019) Life expectancy (female / male): 70.8 / 66.6, 75.2 (2019) Gender Inequality Index: Rank 65 (out of 160) (2018)...

Embassy of Mongolia in Berlin

Travel to Mongolia

Entry and residence requirements Since September 2013, holders of a German passport that is valid for at least six months from the date of entry no longer need a visa to enter Mongolia. This...

Lamaist temple in Khuvsgul-Aimag Mongolia

Mongolia Religion Part 2

According to the 1992 constitution, Mongolia enjoys freedom of religion. Buddhism / Lamaism never really ceased to be part of the Mongolian national identity, even during the socialist period. There were places of worship...

Mongolia Shamanism

Mongolia Religion Part 1

The predominant religion in Mongolia is Tibetan Buddhism. According to the 2020 census, 59.4 percent of the population over the age of 15 describe themselves as religious. According to thereligionfaqs, 53 percent of them...

National Museum of Mongolia

Mongolia Culture Part 2

Painting The rock carvings from the Bronze and Early Iron Ages in the west, south and middle of Mongolia, the paintings from the 13th and 14th centuries reflect nomadic life, wars and the landscapes,...

Opening of the 17th music festival Mongolia

Mongolia Culture Part 1

The cultural self-image of the Mongols, including that of the city dwellers, is still closely linked to the traditions of a nomadic cattle herding society. They have shaped the material and spiritual culture of...