The Mongols became famous in the thirteenth century when under the rule of Khan. They took control of a huge Eurasian empire. After he died, the empire was divided into smaller powerful Mongol states, but they broke apart in the 14 th century. Mongolia became independent in 1921 with soviet backing.
Size, terrain, & natural resources
The size of Mongolia is 1,564,116 square miles. It’s just a bit smaller than Alaska. Mongolia’s terrain is very sandy. The Gobi desert is on the south central area of Mongolia. It also has grassy plains, & mountains in the west & southwest.
Population, Location, & The Capital
The population of Mongolia is 2,996,081 in an estimate for July 2008. The location of Mongolia is in northern Asia. In between the two countries China & Russia. The capital of Mongolia Is the city of Ulaanbaatar. What that name means I may never know.
Constitution date & Independence
The day that Mongolia established their constitution was the 12 th of February, 1992. When Mongolia received independence from China was the 11 th of July, 1921. Now every year since, Mongolians celebrate Independence Day on every July 11 th .
Elevation & Natural Recourses
The highest point in Mongolia is Nayramadlin Orgil, at 4,374m. The lowest point is at Hoh Nur, at 510m.