Mongolia    

Key country data

Capital: Ulaanbaatar
Area: 1.5 mln km2
Population: 3.1 mln
Languages: Khalkha Mongol, Turkic, Russian
Currency: Mongolian tugrik (MNT)
Voltage: 230V/50Hz, Plug type C/E
Time zone: UTC+7 to +8
Political system: Parliamentary republic
Main religions: Buddhist Lamaist, Shamanist and Christian, Muslim

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In the 12th century the Mongol Empire under Genghis Khan dominated much of Asia.

Mongolia transferred in 1992, after the break up of Soviet Union, from a Soviet dominated state into a market economy. 45% of its population lives in the capital, Ulan Bator. 

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