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  Mongolia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mongolia was the center of the Mongol Empire in the 13th century and was later ruled by China during the Manchu Qing Dynasty from the end of the 18th century until 1921, when an independent government was formed with Soviet assistance.
Mongolia's Constitution provides three requirements for taking office as President: the individual must be a native-born Mongolian, who is at least 45 years of age, and who has resided in Mongolia for five years prior to taking office.
96% of the Mongolia's population is Vajrayana Buddhist in the Tibetan tradition.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mongolia   (3699 words)

 Mongolia (07/06)
Mongolia, which joined the World Trade Organization in 1997, is the only member of that organization to not be a participant in a regional trade organization.
Mongolia is seeking to join the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC) and became a full participant in the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) in July 1998.
Mongolia has contributed small numbers of troops to coalition operations in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2003, gaining experience which enabled it to deploy armed peacekeepers to both UN and NATO peacekeeping missions in 2005.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2779.htm   (4501 words)

Stationing of foreign troops in the territory of Mongolia or allowing them to cross the state borders for the purpose of passing through the country's territory is prohibited unless permitted by an appropriate law.
Mongolia adheres to the universally recognized norms and principles of international law and pursues a peaceful foreign policy.
Mongolia adheres to the principle of reciprocity in determining the rights and duties of foreign nationals in an international treaty being concluded with the country concerned.
www.cmseducation.org /wconsts/mongolia.html   (7077 words)

 UNICEF - At a glance: Mongolia - The big picture
Mongolia is an independent nation with a ruling democratic coalition.
Mongolia has made important strides over the past few years in promoting the rights of children and women.
In the post-dzud period, during late winter and early spring, children will be are at high risk of developing extreme fatigue and malnutrition, deterioration in their health and weakening of immunity to acute infections as a result of physical and psychological stress.
www.unicef.org /infobycountry/mongolia.html   (473 words)

 The EU's relations with Mongolia - Overview
During the 1990s, Mongolia made progress in laying the institutional and policy foundations for a market oriented economy, including price and trade liberalization, launching large-scale privatization (retail sector and livestock herding), curtailing budget transfers and lending to state enterprises, and setting-up a commercial banking system.
The indicative budget allocation for assistance to Mongolia is 9 million EUR in total for the period 2004-2006.
Geography: Mongolia is a landlocked country, located between the Russian Federation in the North and the PR China in the South.
ec.europa.eu /comm/external_relations/mongolia/intro   (2037 words)

 A Fact Sheet: Mongolia and ADB - ADB.org
ADB expects to provide Mongolia loans of about $85 million over 2006–2008 from its concessional Asian Development Fund resources, with an average of $28 million a year for projects in the agriculture, roads, education, health, and urban development sectors.
Mongolia is the 30th largest shareholder among regional members and the 38th largest overall.
The Mongolia Resident Mission (MNRM) was opened in 2001 and provides the primary operational link between ADB and the government, private-sector, and civil-society stakeholders in its activities.
www.adb.org /Documents/Fact_Sheets/MON.asp   (1423 words)

 Mongolia travel guide - Wikitravel
With only 4.5 people per square mile, Mongolia is the least populated country in the world, and it is this vast and magestic emptiness that is the country enduring appeal, bringing the traveler, as it does, into a close communion with nature and its nomadic inhabitants.
Mongolia was the second country in the world to become Communist.
Interestingly, Mongolia is the only former Communist country to have re-elected the former Communist party back to power in an open and entirely democratic election; the Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party (MPRP) is currently in office.
wikitravel.org /en/Mongolia   (2935 words)

 USAID - Asia and the Near East - Countries - Mongolia
Mongolia provides an important example to others in East and Central Asia as well as other parts of the region of how to manage an economic transition from a centrally planned to a free market economy within a democratic political framework.
The United States values Mongolia’s contribution to stability in a potentially volatile part of the world, its positive example in promoting economic reform and democracy and its visible support for the war on terrorism.
This encouraging trend suggests that Mongolia’s hard-won political stability is beginning to have an economic impact.
www.usaid.gov /locations/asia_near_east/countries/mongolia/mongolia.html   (715 words)

 ICL - Mongolia - Constitution
(3) Stationing of foreign troops in the territory of Mongolia or allowing them to cross the state borders for the purpose of passing through the country's territory is prohibited unless permitted by an appropriate law.
(2) Deprivation of Mongolian citizenship, exile, or extradition of citizens of Mongolia are prohibited.
(2) Mongolia adheres to the principle of reciprocity in determining the rights and duties of foreign nationals in an international treaty being concluded with the country concerned.
www.oefre.unibe.ch /law/icl/mg00000_.html   (7143 words)

 Travel Advice for Mongolia - Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Climate conditions in Mongolia vary from +35 degrees Celsius in summer to -40 degrees Celsius in winter.
When you are in Mongolia, be aware that local laws and penalties, including ones that appear harsh by Australian standards, do apply to you.
If you are travelling to Mongolia, whatever the reason and however long you'll be there, we encourage you to register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
www.smartraveller.gov.au /zw-cgi/view/Advice/Mongolia   (1732 words)

 Mongolia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Constitution of Mongolia was adopted on 13 January 1992 and came into force on 12 February 1992.
I was reading the history of Mongolia tonight, and from what I read it seems that Mongolia gained (or declared) its first independence in 1911, about the same time as Dr Sun Yat-sen led the revolution which overthrew the Ching Dynasty of China.
Below this are symbols of the sun and moon, referring to Mongolia's Shamanistic traditions.Two triangles represent arrows or spears poiting to the ground, denoting "death to enemies," while two rectangles represent a fortress and symbolize Mongolia's strength as a nation.
flagspot.net /flags/mn.html   (2639 words)

 Travel to Mongolia with Boojum Expeditions: Mongolia's Travel Soruce Since 1984 Cultural Travel, Adventure, Horseback ...
Mongolia travel can also include rafting, trekking or a combination of rafting, trekking, horseback riding and culture.
Mongolia travel means visiting the Gobi, Lake Khovsgol, Buddhist monasteries, or even fishing.
Whatever you call it, a Mongolia tour or Mongolia travel, we will be sure to make your Mongolia tour feel like a private tour.
www.boojum.com   (550 words)

Mongolia provides an important example in the region on how to manage an economic transition from a centrally planned to a free market economy within a democratic political framework.
While in Mongolia the delegation will celebrate the 800th anniversary as well as hold meetings on strengthening bilateral ties.
“Mongolia is a small country, there is no big scope for export opportunity in terms of per capita consumption but because of the strategic location of the country between China and Russia, Indian businessmen can set up manufacturing bases and take export advantages.
mongolia.neweurasia.net   (1677 words)

 UNDP | UNDP in Mongolia - Content   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Energy costs in Mongolia are high because of the extreme climate and a legacy of inefficient use and wastage.
Beginning in 1999, Mongolia's disaster management system has been stretched to the limit in trying to cope with three consecutive years of drought and dzud (a Mongolia-specific disaster involving the mass death of livestock).
UNDP is helping Mongolia to strengthen its system of disaster preparedness and management through aligning the national system with international standards, developing human resources for preparedness and response, and providing access to new technologies.
www.undp.mn /modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=34   (363 words)

 Mongolia FAQ: Mongolia - Land, People, Language
Some of the were descendants of Khalkha refugees fled Mongolia in the late twenties and early thirties of the 20th century; These groups deserve mentioning because they do not think they are living in `Chinese' provinces, but living in their original homeland.
Mongolia holds elections; the old Communist party MAXN is defeated, and the Democrats gain a landslide victory.
The life in Southern Mongolia (Inner Mongol Autonomous Region) is mainly determined by the industrialization which took place in the first quarter of the 20th century; big cities like Xöxxot (Huhhot) and Baotou (the major metal-processing centre of Southern Mongolia) show little affinity to traditional Mongolian life.
userpage.fu-berlin.de /~corff/mfaq-3.html   (4716 words)

The population of Mongolia is estimated variously at 2,600,000 (Statesman's Year Book, 1910), 2,580,000 or nearly 2 to the square mile, and 5,000,000.
Inner Mongolia is broadly speaking "what is to the south of the Great Desert": it extends over the plateau beyond the K'ingan Mountains into the Upper Valley of the Manchurian rivers, the Liao and the Sungari; it includes part of Outer Chi-li.
On 7 Sept., 1864, the Lazarists surrendered Mongolia to the Belgian missionaries and Theophilus Verbiest (b.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10479b.htm   (3195 words)

 mongolia map and map of mongolia information page
In this ancient land of Mongolia, archaeologists have found remnants of a 500,000 year old culture, which in many ways parallels the nomadic tribes and lifestyles that still exist today in some of the outer reaches of the country.
Relative Location Mongolia is in both the northern and eastern hemispheres.
Mongolia, in the west and north, experiences frequent earthquakes, though volcanoes here are considered extinct.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/asia/mn.htm   (813 words)

 Mongolia General Information and Travel Information
Mongolia, the ancient realm of Genghis Khan, has emerged from the shadow of Communism and is now open to the world.
Mongolia travel is one of today's best kept travel secrets and most rewarding destinations for adventurous travelers.
We are not a travel agent, but an outfitter of travel and adventure in Mongolia.
www.travelmongolia.com   (417 words)

 Dan O'Huiginn: Mongolia
For general political commentary, Nathan at Registan has been churning out Mongolia posts, and his del.icio.us linklist points to some of the more interesting news coverage of Mongolia.
At NewEurasia, a Mongolia blog got going in the past few days, and it's going through the initial posting-splurge of any new blog.
Mongolia's only non-government news TV station, Eagle TV, is expanding broadcasting to 16 hours a day.
www.ohuiginn.net /mt/2006/03/mongolia.html   (425 words)

 Mongolia maps from Omni Resources, world leader in map supply.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Mongolia maps from Omni Resources, world leader in map supply.
Standard topographic coverage of Mongolia is restricted by the Mongolians; the DMA aeronautical charts offered here are the best coverage available.
The table of contents (map titles) are bilingual; the maps and map legends are in Russian.
www.omnimap.com /catalog/int/mongolia.htm   (362 words)

 Mongolia - Country Profile
Embassy of Mongolia in the U.S. The Embassy at Washington, D.C. Diplomatic Missions
NUM is the country's oldest and only comprehensive university and a leading center of sciences, education and culture, stablished on 5 October 1942.
Buryat Mongols are significant minorities in Mongolia and Inner Mongolia.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/mongolia.htm   (846 words)

 Mongolian Embassy in Canada
The Saving bank of Mongolia is the primary provider of financial services to State, Municipality and agencies as well as State pension/social benefit agencies.
His Excellency Natsagiin Bagabandi, President of Mongolia, paid a state visit to Canada as a guest of Her Excellency The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, Governor General of Canada, between October 19-26, 2004.
Mongolia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Tsend Munh-Orgil, announced the opening of a Regina, Saskatchewan-based Mongolian Honorary Consulate on Oct. 26, 2004, in response to Saskatchewan and Canada’s increasing economic cooperation with Mongolia.
www.mongolembassy.org   (273 words)

 Mongolia Tourism /Offical Tourism Website/ - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
One of Mongolia’s most popular rock groups “Khar-Chono” has teamed up with praised composer S.Tara to bring Mongolia’s first rock opera, “Chinggis Khaan” to audiences in Ulaanbaatar.
Spectators who have flocked to Mongolia from all over the world, as well as the local citizenry, will be left spellbound as they get the opportunity to experience this once-in-a-lifetime event.
The resolution welcomed the efforts of Mongolia and other member countries to preserve nomadic culture and traditions in modern societies.
www.mongoliatourism.gov.mn   (911 words)

 Quake: Gurvan Bulag Thrust Fault, Mongolia
The Gobi-Altay earthquake of December 4, 1957, in southern Mongolia, is one of the world's largest recorded intracontinental earthquakes, and one of four great earthquakes that have occurred in or near Mongolia this century (Baljinnyam et al., 1993) (Figure 1).
The ruptures associated with this event are well preserved due to the sparse population and cold, arid climate of Mongolia, and remain spectacular (Figure 2A, Figure 2B).
This work was recently revisited and expanded upon by Baljinnyam et al., 1993, who studied a number of the active faults in Mongolia, and by Kurushin et al., in press, who conducted exceptionally detailed field mapping along the Gobi-Altay ruptures.
quake.wr.usgs.gov /research/geology/mongolia97   (566 words)

 Mongolia Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
From the Hustei Naroo horse preserve in central Mongolia, The World's Mary Kay Magistad tells their story.
The economic shock of the 1990 fall of Communism in Mongolia has sent tens of thousands of Mongolians going for the gold.
Mongolia's government is a coalition of former communists and democratic reformers.
www.theworld.org /worldfeature/Mongolia/index.shtml   (580 words)

 Mongolia Travel Vacations And Mountain Biking Holiday Tours In Mongolia
To travel to Mongolia is to enjoy the festivals, meet the local people, witness the ancient nomadic lifestyle, and marvel at the natural beauty of this vast country's mountains, deserts and open steppe.
Off The Map Tours invite you to travel to Mongolia to enjoy an adventure holiday in Mongolia that can include hiking holidays, trekking and walking tours, cycling, mountain biking and bicycling, camel riding, horse riding, equine tours, and any kind of adventure travel vacation in Mongolia.
We specialize in Mongolia mountain biking tours and we have experience in cycling all over Mongolia including Central Mongolia and Lake Khovsgol (Hovsgol) in northern Mongolia.
www.mongolia.co.uk   (399 words)

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