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 ]

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List of provinces

Provinces
(Aimags) [3]
Year
established
Area
(km2) [4]
Population
2010 Census [5]
Capital [ citation needed ]
Arkhangai 193155,313.8284,584 Tsetserleg [6]
Bayankhongor 1941115,977.8076,085 Bayankhongor [7]
Bayan-Ulgii (Bayan-Ölgii)194045,704.8988,056 Ölgii
(Өлгий)
Bulgan 193848,733.0053,655 Bulgan
Darkhan-Uul 19943,275.0094,625 Darkhan
Dornod 1941123,597.4369,552 Choibalsan
Dornogovi 1931109,472.3058,612 Sainshand
Dundgovi 194274,690.3238,821 Mandalgovi
Govi-Altai 1940141,447.6753,590 Altai
Govisümber 19965,541.8013,240 Choir
Khentii 193080,325.0865,811 Öndörkhaan
Khovd 193176,060.3876,870 Khovd
Khuvsgul (Khövsgöl)1931100,628.82114,926 Mörön
Orkhon 1994844.0090,700 Erdenet
Selenge 193441,152.6397,585 Sükhbaatar
Sükhbaatar 194382,287.1551,334 Baruun-Urt
Tuv (Töv)193174,042.3785,166 Zuunmod
Umnugovi (Ömnögovi)1931165,380.4761,314 Dalanzadgad
Uvs 193169,585.3973,323 Ulaangom
Uvurkhangai (Övörkhanghai)193162,895.33101,314 Arvaikheer
Zavkhan 193182,455.6665,481 Uliastai
Ulaanbaatar
(provincial municipality)
19424,704.401,240,037 Ulaanbaatar

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References

  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. Archived from the original on 17 December 2014. Retrieved 17 December 2014.
  4. Mongolia Landuse Annual Report 2007 [ dead link ]
  5. Mongolia National Census 2010 official site. Aimags: Interactive Map. [ dead link ]
  6. "Arkhangai Aimag". InfoMongolia.com. 26 May 2014. Archived from the original on 27 October 2011. Retrieved 13 May 2016.
  7. "Bayankhonghor Aimag". InfoMongolia.com. 23 April 2014. Archived from the original on 16 March 2016. Retrieved 13 May 2016.