Mongolia is an enormous landlocked country located in Central Asia. It is bordered on the south by China and Russia on the north. It has a total land area of about 1,565,999 square kilometers making it the 19th largest country in the world. The country offers relatively unexplored tourist destinations that feature a combination of stunning natural attractions, gorgeous landscapes, and nomadic lifestyle and culture.

Gobi Desert, Mongolia
Gobi Desert, Mongolia | Photo by Christopher Michel under creative commons

Key Facts About Mongolia

Location Located in Central Asia, between China and Russia
CurrencyMongolian Tugrik
Currency Conversion1MNT= 0.000376USD
ClimateCold, and dry with extreme continental climate with long, cold winters and short summers
Population3+ million (2019 est.)
ReligionMostly Buddishts
LanguageMongolian is the Official Language

Top Tourist Attractions in Mongolia

  • Tsagaan Suwarga
  • Gobi Desert
  • Khorgo Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park
  • Khustai National Park
  • Orkhon Valley
  • Altai Tavan Bogd National Park
  • Terelj National Park
  • Amarbayasgalant Monastery
  • Erdene Zuu Monastery
  • Gorkhi-Terelj National Park
  • Lake Khövsgöl
  • Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve