The sum center
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Ulaan-Uul (Mongolian: Улаан-Уул = red mountain) is a sum of Khövsgöl aimag. The area is close to 10,000 km². In 2000, Ulaan-Uul had a population of 3,726 people, mainly Darkhad. The sum center, officially named Tögöl (Mongolian: Төгөл), is located 171 km north-north-west of Mörön and 942 km from Ulaanbaatar.
This sum covers the southern part of the Darkhad valley, a basin that is considered remote even by Mongolian standards. The locals practice shamanism, and the Öliin davaa pass that leads to Ulaan - Uul is protected by a famous collection of thirteen ovoos that apparently can be traced back until the 16th century. Both the Delgerkhaan uul and parts of the Ulaan Taiga National Park are located in this sum.
M. Nyamaa, Khövsgöl aimgiin lavlakh toli, Ulaanbaatar 2001, p. 144f
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