Tolbo

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Tolbo District
Толбо сум
ᠲᠣᠯᠪᠤᠰᠤᠮᠤ
District
The mosque in the administrative center of the Tolbo sum
The mosque in the administrative center of the Tolbo sum
Country Mongolia
Province Bayan-Ölgii Province
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Tolbo (Mongolian: Толбо, Point) is a sum (district) of Bayan-Ölgii Province in western Mongolia. It is primarily inhabited by ethnic Kazakhs. The large saline Tolbo Lake in district, just north of the sum center. The lake was the site of the Battle of Tolbo Lake (1921) during the Russian Civil War where Bolsheviks and Mongolian allies defeated an army of White Russians.[1][2]

Coordinates: 48°24′47″N 90°17′13″E / 48.41306°N 90.28694°E / 48.41306; 90.28694Қазақ:Тұлба Аулы

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.fofweb.com/History/MainPrintPage.asp?iPin=EME330&DataType=WorldHistory&WinType=Free
  2. ^ http://www.mongolianoralhistory.org/samples/translations/EN061104A.xml