Khanbogd, Ömnögovi

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Khanbogd District
Ханбогд сум
ᠬᠠᠨᠪᠣᠭᠳᠤᠰᠤᠮᠤ
District
Country Mongolia
Province Ömnögovi Province
Time zone UTC + 8 (UTC+8)

Khanbogd (Mongolian: Ханбогд) is a sum (district) of Ömnögovi Province in southern Mongolia. Khanbogd is the site of the Oyu Tolgoi mine, which is 40 kilometres (25 mi) from the sum centre.[1]

Khanbogd is also home to Demchigiin Khiid (Mongolian: Дэмчигййн Хийдийн), a monastery built Danzan Ravjaa. The monastery was destroyed in 1937, but has since been rebuilt by funding from the company that operates the Oyu Tolgoi mine.[1]

The Khanbumbat Airport, located in Khanbogd, opened in February 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kohn, Micheael (2008). Mongolia. Lonely Planet. pp. 206–208. ISBN 978-1-74104-578-9. 

Coordinates: 43°11′45″N 107°11′57″E / 43.19583°N 107.19917°E / 43.19583; 107.19917