Provinces of Mongolia

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Mongolia is divided into 21 provinces or aimags (Mongolian : аймаг) 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

(Aimags) [3]
(km2) [4]
2020 Census [5]
Density Capital
Mn flag arkhangai aimag 2014.png  Arkhangai 193155,313.8294,9941.72 Tsetserleg [6]
Mn flag bayankhongor aymag.png  Bayankhongor 1941115,977.8088,6720.76 Bayankhongor [7]
Mn flag bayan olgiy aymag.svg  Bayan-Ölgii 194045,704.89108,5302.37 Ölgii
Mn flag bulgan aimag.svg  Bulgan 193848,733.0062,0891.27 Bulgan
Mn flag darkhan uul aymag.svg  Darkhan-Uul 19943,275.00107,01833 Darkhan
Mn flag dornod aimag 2001.svg  Dornod 1941123,597.4382,0540.66 Choibalsan
Mn flag dornogovi aimag 2011.svg  Dornogovi 1931109,472.3071,0140.65 Sainshand
Mn flag dundgovi aimag.svg  Dundgobi 194274,690.3247,1040.63 Mandalgovi
Mn flag govi-altai aimag 2011.svg  Govi-Altai 1940141,447.6757,7480.41 Altai City
Mn flag govisumber aimag.svg  Govisümber 19965,541.8017,9283.23 Choir
Khentii aimag Flag.svg  Khentii 193080,325.0877,9570.97 Öndörkhaan
Flag of Khovd Aimag (since 2014).svg  Khovd 193176,060.3889,7121.18 Khovd
Mn flag khovsgol aimag 2014.svg  Khövsgöl 1931100,628.82135,0951.34 Mörön
Orkhon Aimag Flag.svg  Orkhon 1994844.00107,634128 Erdenet
Mn flag omnogovi aimag 2011.svg  Ömnögovi 1931165,380.4769,1870.42 Dalanzadgad
Mn flag Ovurhangai aymag.svg  Övörkhangai 193162,895.33116,7321.86 Arvaikheer
Mn flag selenge aimag 1999.svg  Selenge 193441,152.63110,1102.68 Sükhbaatar
Mn flag sukhbaatar aimag.svg  Sükhbaatar 194382,287.1563,1820.77 Baruun-Urt
Tov aymag flag.svg  Töv 193174,042.3794,2501.27 Zuunmod
Uvs Aimag Flag.svg  Uvs 193169,585.3983,2231.20 Ulaangom
Mn flag zavkhan aimag.svg  Zavkhan 193182,455.6672,8230.88 Uliastai
Flag ulaanbaatar.svg  Ulaanbaatar
(provincial municipality)
19424,704.401,539,810327 Ulaanbaatar

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  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". MER. Archived from the original on 17 December 2014. Retrieved 17 December 2014.
  4. Mongolia Landuse Annual Report 2007 [ dead link ]
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  7. "Bayankhonghor Aimag". 23 April 2014. Archived from the original on 16 March 2016. Retrieved 13 May 2016.