Northern Mongolia

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Northern Mongolia (Buryatia, Buryat-Mongolia) is a historical region in southern Siberia. It includes Republic of Buryatia, Zabaykalsky Krai, part of Krasnoyarsk Krai and southern Irkutsk Oblast of Russia. The Buryat Mongols attempted to rename the Republic of Buryatia to the "Republic of Northern Mongolia".

The Merkit, Jalayir, Tümed, Tayichiud, Bayad, Mongolic forest tribes, Barga, Khalkha, Daur and Oirat Mongols lived in Northern Mongolia. Zabaykalsky Krai and Khentii Province of Mongolia was core region of the Khamag Mongol Khanate. Northern Mongolia has been ruled by the Mongolic Xiongnu (209 BC-93 CE), Xianbei (93-234), Rouran Khaganate (330-555), Khitan (906-1125), Mongol Empire (1206-1368) and Northern Yuan states (1368-1691).

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