Tonkhil, Govi-Altai

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Tonkhil District
Тонхил сум
Country Mongolia
Province Govi-Altai Province
Time zone UTC + 8 (UTC+8)

Tonkhil (Mongolian : Тонхил) is a sum (district) of Govi-Altai Province in western Mongolia.

Mongolian language language spoken in Mongolia

The Mongolian languageMoŋɣol kele; in Mongolian Cyrillic: монгол хэл, mongol khel) is the official language of Mongolia and both the most widely-spoken and best-known member of the Mongolic language family. The number of speakers across all its dialects may be 5.2 million, including the vast majority of the residents of Mongolia and many of the Mongolian residents of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. In Mongolia, the Khalkha dialect, written in Cyrillic, is predominant, while in Inner Mongolia, the language is dialectally more diverse and is written in the traditional Mongolian script. In the discussion of grammar to follow, the variety of Mongolian treated is Standard Khalkha Mongolian, but much of what is to be said is also valid for vernacular (spoken) Khalkha and for other Mongolian dialects, especially Chakhar.

Govi-Altai Province Province in Mongolia

Govi-Altai is one of the 21 aimags (provinces) of Mongolia. The province is located in the west of the country and is home to Salkhin Sandag NGO, which works to protect its main water source, the Zavkhan River.

Coordinates: 46°18′32″N93°54′12″E / 46.30889°N 93.90333°E / 46.30889; 93.90333

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