Tsengel, Bayan-Ölgii

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Tsengel District
Цэнгэл сум
ᠴᠡᠩᠭᠡᠯᠰᠤᠮᠤ
District
Country Mongolia
Province Bayan-Ölgii Province
Time zone UTC + 7 (UTC+7)

Tsengel (Mongolian: Цэнгэл, Party) is a sum (district) of Bayan-Ölgii Province in western Mongolia. The capital (sum center) of Tsengel is Khushoot, located in the west of the sum.

The inhabitants are mainly Tuvans, known as Tsengel Tuvans, whereas the rest of Bayan-Ölgii is populated mainly by Kazakhs. The population of the sum in 2008 was 8,348, with 2,028 living in the sum center.[1]

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Coordinates: 48°56′27″N 89°08′18″E / 48.94083°N 89.13833°E / 48.94083; 89.13833