Description flag of Mongolia
three equal vertical bands of red (hoist side), blue and red; centered on the hoist-side red band in yellow is the national emblem (""soyombo"" - a columnar arrangement of abstract and geometric representation for fire, sun, moon, earth, water, and the yin-yang symbol)
Mongolian(s) (noun) Mongol Uls (adjective)
Khalkha Mongol 90%, Turkic, Russian (1999)
2,996,081 ranked 138, (data 2008)
strategic location between China and Russia. The lowest point is Hoh Nuur 518 m.
8,220km, China 4,677 km, Russia 3,543 km.
21 provinces (aymguud, singular - aymag) and 1 municipality* (singular - hot); Arhangay, Bayanhongor, Bayan-Olgiy, Bulgan, Darhan-Uul, Dornod, Dornogovi, Dundgovi, Dzavhan, Govi-Altay, Govisumber, Hentiy, Hovd, Hovsgol, Omnogovi, Orhon, Ovorhangay, Selenge, Suhbaatar, Tov, Ulaanbaatar*, Uvs
11 July 1921 (from China)