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Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, Mongolia - Photo by yeowatzup - CC-BY

Population mid-1999 ............................................ 2,694,432
GDP per capita 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 1,770
GDP 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions).................... 4.7
Unemployment.....................................................................20%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.0
Labor force (%) ....... 3.0
 

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Resources and links about Mongolia

Winter Palace of Bogd Khaan, Ulan Bator, Mongolia - Photo by yeowatzup - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................604,247 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 36
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 62
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 66
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 52
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................12
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 54
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................10

 

Go to capital - Ulaan Baatar City Profile - To Mongolia History

 

Background Note: Mongolia __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2779.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Mongolia __ A detailed look at Mongolia including history, culture, political structure, economy and many other topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/mg.html 

Country Profile: Mongolia __ A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "Mongolia occupies 1.5 million sq kms of the Central Asian plateau, but its population is much smaller than the Mongol population of China. The Sunni Muslim Kazakhs living in the western border regions are the only significant national and religious minority, comprising some 5% of the total population, although migration to Kazakhstan in the 1990s has reduced their numbers." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1235560.stm

Doing Business in Mongolia __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." Starting a business, dealing with licenses, employing workers, getting credit, paying taxes and much more. - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=131
 
Economy of Mongolia __ "Economic activity in Mongolia has traditionally been based on agriculture and breeding of livestock. Mongolia also has extensive mineral deposits: copper, coal, molybdenum, tin, tungsten, and gold account for a large part of industrial production." An encyclopedic entry with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Mongolia 

Ethnologue report for Mongolia __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Mongolia. - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Mongolia

 

Maps Of Mongolia __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Mongolia.html

Mongolia __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/mongolia/ 

Mongolia __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/mongolia.html

Mongolia __ "Mongolia's survival as an independent nation is little short of miraculous, sandwiched as it is between the godzilla states of Russia and China. The country now has a ruling democratic coalition but independence has cost them dearly. Currently they are suffering from a lack of infrastructure and support, and a couple of harsh winters have decimated herds and bought the country to near starvation." History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/north_east_asia/mongolia/


 
Mongolia __ A good overview of Mongolia, history, government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107796.html

Mongolia Country Information __ You will find detailed information and a lot of it. There are learning games and information for teachers too. You will find history, people, population, government and more. - illustrated - From countryreports.org - http://www.countryreports.org/country.aspx?countryid=165&countryName=Mongolia

Mongolia Economy News - Media Monitoring Service by EIN News __ "Mongolia Economy News. Service for global professionals. Constantly updated news and information about Mongolia." - From einnews.com - http://www.einnews.com/mongolia/newsfeed-mongolia-economy 

Mongolia Exports __ You will find charted exports information by industry, product and value in U.S. Dollars. Click on the little ~ezentity_quot+ezentity_quot~ icons for even more detailed information about each topic. - From intracen.org - http://www.intracen.org/appli1/TradeCom/TP_EP_CI.aspx?RP=004&YR=2005

Mongolia - geography Flag, Map, Economy ... __ "Mongolia Interactive Factbook: GEOGRAPHY, Flag, Map,Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications." This and more. - illustrated - From theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/wfb/mongolia_geography.html

Mongolia: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blmongolia.htm 
 
mongolia map and map of mongolia information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/mn.htm

Mongolia Photos __ You will find galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Mongolia. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Asia/Mongolia/

Mongolia Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/mongolia 



Mongolian Tourism Board __ All you need to know to plan a business trip or an exotic vacation. - illustrated - From Mongolian Tourism Board - http://www.mongoliatourism.gov.mn/

Mongolia Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/mongolia/

pictures of Mongolia at picturesofplaces.com - mongolia pictures __ Mongolia pictures including Ulaan Baatar, Sansar, Gandan Monastery, Sukhbaatar Square, Orhon River, State Central Museum, and more! - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Asia/mongolia.html 

 

 

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