About Eastern Mongolia

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Eastern Mongolia comprises the aimags, or provinces, of Hentii, Dornod and Sukhbaatar. The provincial capitals are Undurhaan, Choibalsan and Baruun-Urt, respectively. Eastern Mongolia’s temperatures range between -24 and +20 degrees centigrade. Humidity levels are very low. The people, mostly comprising the khalkh majority. But ethnic group of Buryat is there.


Encompassing more than 95,000 square miles, Mongolia’s Eastern Steppe is the largest expanse of unspoiled, temperate grassland in the world. Each year, about a million Mongolian gazelles migrate across this vast landscape of short grass and sparse trees, in herds of thousands of animals at a time. Many other mammals also live on the steppe, including the gray wolf, Siberian marmot, steppe polecat, Pallas’s cat, and Daurian hedgehog. The endangered saker falcon soars above the steppe, and six of the world’s 13 species of crane are found here, including the rare Siberian crane.

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