Sükhbaatar (district)

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Sükhbaatar District
Сүхбаатар дүүрэг
ᠰᠦᠬᠡᠪᠠᠭᠠᠲᠤᠷᠲᠡᠭᠦᠷᠭᠡ
Municipal District
Country Mongolia
Municipality Ulaanbaatar
Time zone UTC + 8 (UTC+8)

Sükhbaatar (Mongolian: Сүхбаатар) is one of nine Düüregs (districts) of the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar. It is subdivided into 18 Khoroos (subdistricts). The district was established in 1965 and named after Damdin Sükhbaatar, a Mongolian military leader and revolutionary hero. As of 2004, it had an approximate population of 112,533 in 24,568 households.

This district marks the center of the city. Most government, educational and cultural organizations are located here: The Mongolian Government house, The Parliament house, 13 Embassies, Government Ministries, the World Bank, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the National University of Mongolia, and the University of Science and Technology.[citation needed]

The head office of the airline Hunnu Air (formerly Mongolian Airlines) is in the district.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "HQ Office." Mongolian Airlines. Retrieved on 8 February 2012. "14257 Narny zam 15, Sukhbaatar duureg, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia"