Zuunmod

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Zuunmod District
Зуунмод сум
ᠵᠠᠭᠤᠨᠮᠣᠳᠤᠰᠤᠮᠤ
District
Zuunmod sum center
Zuunmod sum center
Zuunmod District is located in Mongolia
Zuunmod District
Zuunmod District
Coordinates: 47°42′25″N 106°56′58″E / 47.70694°N 106.94944°E / 47.70694; 106.94944
Country Mongolia
Province Töv Province
Area
 • Total 19.18 km2 (7.41 sq mi)
Elevation 1,530 m (5,020 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 14,660
 • Density 760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC + 8 (UTC+8)
Area code(s) +976 (0) 272

Zuunmod (Mongolian: Зуунмод; ᠵᠠᠭᠤᠨᠮᠣᠳᠤ, Hundred Trees) is the center (i.e., capital or administrative seat) of Mongolia's Central Province (Töv aimag). It has a population of 14,660 (2006) inhabitants and an area of 19.18 square kilometres.[1] Zuunmod is located on the south side of Bogd Khan Uul, 43 km south of Mongolia's national capital, Ulaanbaatar.

Zuunmod was established as the administrative center of Töv aimag in 1942. Until that time, the administration of the aimag had been located in Ulaanbaatar.

Livestock[edit]

In 2004, Zuunmod officially had roughly 24,000 head of livestock; among them 8,500 goats, 12,000 sheep, 2,000 cattle, about as many horses, and no camels.[2]

References[edit]

Төв аймаг - Зуунмод

  1. ^ "Төв аймгийн төв Зуунмод хот нь 1918 га газартай": Töv aimag official site
  2. ^ National Statistical Office: Livestock count 2004 (in Mongolian), p.109

Coordinates: 47°42′25″N 106°56′58″E / 47.70694°N 106.94944°E / 47.70694; 106.94944