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From Philip's World Factbook 2008-2009
From Encyclopedia of Anthropology
The Gobi Desert
From Dinosaur Atlas: An Amazing Journey
Through a Lost World
Mongolia: Topic Page
Mongolia is a multiparty democracy with a dual executive of president and prime minister. Under its 1992 constitution it has a 76-member parliament.
From Geography of the World
The remote, sparsely populated country of Mongolia was once the centre of a vast empire.
From The Columbia Encyclopedia
Capital of the Republic of Mongolia.
Gobi Desert: Topic Page
Vast desert region of Central Asia in the independent state of Mongolia, and Inner Mongolia, China.
Genghis Khan: Topic Page
Mongol conqueror, ruler of all Mongol peoples from 1206. He conquered the empires of northern China 1211–15 and Khwarazm 1219–21, and invaded northern India in 1221, while his lieutenants advanced as far as the Crimea. When he died, his empire ranged from the Yellow Sea to the Black Sea; it continued to expand after his death to extend from Hungary to Korea. Genghis Khan controlled probably a larger area than any other individual in history. He was not only a great military leader, but the creator of a stable political system.
From Britannica Concise Encyclopedia
Grandson of Genghis Khan who conquered China and established the Yuan, or Mongol, dynasty.
Mongol: Topic Page
Member of any of the various Mongol (or Mongolian) ethnic groups of central Asia. Mongols live in Mongolia, Russia, Inner Mongolia (China), Tibet, and Nepal.
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