Shine-Ider, Khövsgöl

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Shine-Ider District
Шинэ-Идэр сум
ᠰᠢᠨ᠎ᠡᠢᠳᠡᠷᠰᠤᠮᠤ
District
Country Mongolia
Province Khövsgöl Province
Time zone UTC + 8 (UTC+8)

Shine-Ider (Mongolian: Шинэ-Идэр) is a sum of Khövsgöl aimag. The area is about 2,050 km², of which 1,700 km² are pasture. In 2000, the sum had 4348 inhabitants, mainly Khalkha. The sum center, officially named Erdenet (Mongolian: Эрдэнэт), is located 123 km south-southeast of Mörön and 839 kilometers from Ulaanbaatar.

History[edit]

The Shine-Ider sum was founded in 1923 as Chandmana sum of the Tsetserleg Mandal Uulyn aimag's Chandmana-Ölziit Dalain khoshuu. In 1931, it became the Chandmana sum of the newly founded Arkhangai aimag. In 1942 it became part of Khövsgöl aimag, and was renamed Shine-Ider in 1956. The local Jargalyn Zam (Road of Happiness) negdel was founded in 1954.

Economy[edit]

In 2004, there were roughly 111,000 heads of livestock, among them 62,000 sheep, 35,000 goats, 7,200 cattle and yaks, 5,700 horses, and 56 camels.[1]

Interesting Places[edit]

There are some rock paintings in the area.

Literature[edit]

M.Nyamaa, Khövsgöl aimgiin lavlakh toli, Ulaanbaatar 2001, p. 212f

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Statistical Office: Livestock count 2004 (in Mongolian), p.111

Coordinates: 48°56′53″N 99°32′04″E / 48.94806°N 99.53444°E / 48.94806; 99.53444