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Mongolia

Mongolia Background Stats

Neighboring countries and territories:

China (L) Russia (L)

Definitions

  • Full name: Full names (translated to english) of the United Nations member states, as of 2014. For a list of full names in the respective original languages of each country, check this link.
  • Independence day date: Date.
  • Land border length: The length of each country's land border. Islands are listed as having a 0.0 km.
  • Length of border with China: Length in km of each country's border with China. China has international borders with 14 countries, and a total border length of 22,117 kilometres (13,743 mi). That makes it the longest of any country in the world.
  • Length of border with Russia: Length in kilometers of each country's border with Russia. China, which has a border with Russia of 3,645 km, is not included. Russia has international borders with 16 countries, and a total land border of 20,241 kilometres (12,577 mi), making it the second-longest one of any country in the world.
  • National anthems: National anthem.
  • Number of maritime boundary neighbours: Number of states and territories with which each country shares a maritime border. Two countries separated from each other by a body of water have a maritime border with each other.
  • Overview: A geopolitical overview of every sovereign country in the world, briefly examining their recent history and place on the global stage. The texts are taken from the BBC News website.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Full name Mongolia 2013
Independence day date December 29 1911
Land border length 8,220 km 2014 11th out of 200
Length of border with China 4,677 km 2014 1st out of 14
Length of border with Russia 3,441 km 2014 2nd out of 15
National anthems Mongol ulsiin t\u00f6riin duulal ( National Anthem of Mongolia ) 2011
Number of maritime boundary neighbours 0.0 2014 143th out of 171
Overview

In 1990 Mongolia abandoned its 70-year-old Soviet-style one-party state and embraced political and economic reforms.

Democracy and privatisation were enshrined in a new constitution, but the collapse of the economy after the withdrawal of Soviet support triggered widespread poverty and unemployment.

However, Mongolia sits on vast quantities of untapped mineral wealth, and foreign investment in a number of massive mining projects is expected to transform its tiny economy in coming years.


Full Article
2013

Citation

"Mongolia Background Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Mongolia/Background