Provinces of Mongolia

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Provinces of Mongolia
Монгол Улсын аймгууд (Mongolian Alphabet)
Category Unitary state
Location Mongolia
Number 21 Provinces & 1 Municipality
Subdivisions Sum, Düüreg
Administrative divisions of Mongolia
First level
Province
aimag (аймаг)

Capital city
niislel (нийслэл)

Second level
District
sum (сум)


Municipal District
düüreg (дүүрэг)

Third level
Subdistrict
bag (баг)


Municipal Subdistrict
khoroo (хороо)

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Mongolia is divided into 21 Provinces (Mongolian: аймаг, often translated as aimags and one provincial municipality. Each aimag is subdivided into several districts.[1][2] The modern provinces have been established since 1921. The capital, Ulaanbaatar, is governed as an independent provincial municipality separate from Töv Province, inside which it is situated.[citation needed]

List of Provinces[edit]

Provinces (Aimags)[3] Population
2010 Census[4]
Area
(km²)[5]
Density
(/km²)
Capital[citation needed]
Arkhangai 84,584 55,313.82 1.53 Tsetserleg (Erdenebulgan)[6]
Bayankhongor 76,085 115,977.80 0.66 Bayankhongor[7]
Bayan-Ölgii 88,056 45,704.89 1.93 Ölgii
Bulgan 53,655 48,733.00 1.10 Bulgan
Darkhan-Uul 94,625 3,275.00 28.89 Darkhan
Dornod 69,552 123,597.43 0.56 Choibalsan
Dornogovi 58,612 109,472.30 0.54 Sainshand
(Сайншанд)
Dundgovi 38,821 74,690.32 0.52 Mandalgovi
(Мандалговь)
Govi-Altai 53,590 141,447.67 0.38 Altai
(Алтай
Govisümber 13,240 5,541.80 2.39 Choir
(Чойр)
Khentii 65,811 80,325.08 0.82 Öndörkhaan
(Өндөрхаан)
Khovd 76,870 76,060.38 1.01 Khovd
(Ховд)
Khövsgöl 114,926 100,628.82 1.14 Mörön
(Мөрөн)
Orkhon 90,700 844.00 107.46 Erdenet
(Эрдэнэт)
Selenge 97,585 41,152.63 2.37 Sükhbaatar
(Сүхбаатар)
Sükhbaatar 51,334 82,287.15 0.62 Baruun-Urt
(Баруун-Урт)
Töv 85,166 74,042.37 1.15 Zuunmod
(Зуунмод)
Ömnögovi 61,314 165,380.47 0.37 Dalanzadgad
(Даланзадгад)
Uvs 73,323 69,585.39 1.05 Ulaangom
(Улаангом)
Övörkhangai 101,314 62,895.33 1.61 Arvaikheer
(Арвайхээр)
Zavkhan 65,481 82,455.66 0.79 Uliastai
(Улиастай)
Ulaanbaatar
(provincial municipality)
1,240,037 4,704.40 263.59 Ulaanbaatar
(Улаанбаатар)

Claimable Territories[edit]

Mongolia is ethnically and historically entitled to Inner Mongolia, currently occupied by China.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mongolian constitution, article 57
  2. ^ Montsame News Agency. Mongolia. 2006, Foreign Service office of Montsame News Agency, ISBN 99929-0-627-8, p. 46
  3. ^ "Provinces of Mongolia". InfoMongolia.com. MER. Retrieved 17 December 2014. [dead link]
  4. ^ Mongolia National Census 2010 official site. Aimags: Interactive Map.[dead link]
  5. ^ Mongolia Landuse Annual Report 2007[dead link]
  6. ^ "Arkhangai Aimag". InfoMongolia.com. 26 May 2014. Retrieved 13 May 2016. 
  7. ^ "Bayankhonghor Aimag". InfoMongolia.com. 23 April 2014. Retrieved 13 May 2016.