Country Listing

Mongolia Table of Contents


Country Profile


Formal Name: Mongolian People's Republic.

Short Form: Mongolia.

Term for Citizens: Mongolian(s).

Capital: Ulaanbaatar.

Date of Independence: March 13, 1921, from China. Formerly Outer Mongolia (see Glossary), a dependency of China, 1691-1911; autonomous state under Russian protection, 1912-1919; partially under Chinese control, 1919-21.

Data as of June 1989