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Mongolia Walking & Trekking Holidays

  • Capital city: Ulaanbaatar
  • Population: 3,042,511 (2015 est)
  • Size of country: 1,564,116 sq km
  • Currency: Mongolian tögrög
  • Power supply: 220v
  • Sockets: European style 2-round pin plug
  • Language: Khalkha Mongol
  • Time difference: GMT +8hours
  • Visas: British nationals require a visa to visit Mongolia which must be obtained in advance.
  • Permits: A permit is required to enter the Uvs specially protected area. This is obtained and paid for by Mountain Kingdoms.
  • Religion: Buddhist Lamaist 50%, Shamanist and Christian 6%, Muslim 4%, none 40%.
  • Popular dishes: Buuz, large steamed dumplings made of dough, filled with meat, onion and garlic.
  • Popular drinks: Airag, fermented mare's milk
  • Did you know: Mongolia has the oldest National Park in the world. The Bogd Khan National Park dates its origin to 1778.
  • FCDO advice: FCDO advice Mongolia
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