National Symbols of Mongolia

Last updated on March 18th, 2023 by Editorial Staff

Table Of Contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Country Information
  3. Coat of arms
  4. Flag map
  5. Country motto
  6. National animal
  7. National flower
  8. National bird
  9. Rest of national symbols
  10. State symbols
  11. Neighbouring countries
  12. Proverbs & sayings
  13. Compare with other countries
  14. Location

Mongolia is a landlocked country in Asia. It shares borders with 2 countries: China, and Russia. The people of Mongolia are called Mongolians. The country is situated in Northern Asia, between China and Russia.

Etymology discusses where a term is considered to have originated from and how its meaning has changed over time. Etymology has been a factor in the naming of countries all across the world, and Mongolia has also been influenced. The etymology of Mongolia can be defined as; “Land of the Mongols” in Latin.

An ethnicity is a group or sub-group of people who are connected based on common characteristics which may include religion, origin, language, traditions, or culture. The ethnic groups in Mongolia include Mongols and Kazakhs.

MIAT Mongolian Airlines is the national airline of Mongolia. The national colors of the country are blue, red, and yellow. The emoji flag of the country is 🇲🇳, and the ISO code is MNG.

Mongolia is known for Mongolia’s Steppe. The national dish of Mongolia is Buuz. Airag, in addition to being a traditional beverage, is one of the country’s national drinks. The national instrument of Mongolia is Morin Khuur.

The country has the time zone UTC+7/+8 followed by yyy/mm/dd as the standard date format.

Mongolia is divided into 21 provinces. The capital of the country is Ulaanbaatar, which is also the largest city in Mongolia.

The literacy rate in Mongolia is 98.3%.

The country’s total area is 1,566,000 km² (605,000 sq mi), and the total population is 3,278,290. The country’s average elevation is 1,528 m (5,013 ft), whereas the country’s terrain can be defined as; Vast semidesert and desert plains, grassy steppe, mountains in the west and southwest; Gobi Desert in south-central. The country’s usual climate is desert; or continental (large daily and seasonal temperature ranges).

The Mongolian tögrög serves as the national unit of currency. The Bank of Mongolia, or Mongolbank, is recognized as the country’s central bank. The domain for Mongolia is .mn and the country code is +976. The Soyombo emblem is the country’s coat of arms.

Museums are known to educate and connect visitors with the nation’s history, culture, civilization, art, and architecture. The National Museum of Mongolia serves the same purpose and is considered one of the most significant tourist attractions. The National Museum of Mongolia is home to a large collection of artifacts. It has been designated as the national museum of the country.

The national dress of Mongolia is the Deel, and 26 November is designated as National Day. In Mongolia, the majority of the population practices Buddhism (official), Islam, and Christianity as their religion.

Nature is a blessing from God and we must protect it because it provides us with the oxygen and food to survive. It also helps to keep our environment beautiful and clean. To emphasize the significance of nature, Mongolia has selected a few forces of nature as national symbols. Mongolia’s national bird is the Falcon, while its national animal is the Przewalski horse. The national flower is Scabiosa, whereas the Sea buckthorn berry is the country’s national fruit. The national tree of Mongolia is the Shamaan Tree, and the highest peak is Khüiten Peak.

Mythical creatures can be found in the literature and mythologies of many different nations. They represent imaginative representations of various creatures, humans, or hybrids. They are known for their specific features, supernatural abilities, and distinctive appearance. The mythical creature of Mongolia is Alma.

Sports have always played an important role in developing the social and cultural structure of Mongolia and other countries. When it comes to designating a sport as the official symbol, Horse racing is considered the country’s national sport.

Poetry is a highly valued form of art, and many poets are considered significant national symbols of the country. The national poets of Mongolia are Dashdorjiin Natsagdorj, Byambyn Rinchen, and Hadaa Sendoo.

Genghis Khan is the founder of Mongolia, and the country’s national hero. The country’s national anthem was written by Tsendiin Damdinsüren, and composed by Bilegiin Damdinsüren, Luvsanjambyn Mördorj.

Mausoleums are buildings dedicated to holding someone’s remains. It serves as a reminder of the nation’s revolutionary fighters who sacrificed their lives for the country. Mausoleums are one of the most significant historical landmarks. The national mausoleum of Mongolia is Sükhbaatar’s Mausoleum.

Due to their unique qualities and rich cultural or historical backgrounds, national monuments around the world are of great importance. The Mongolian sand national monument (Khongoryn Els) is recognized as the national monument of the country. It attracts visitors from all around the world.

Numerous organizations are working on a global level to improve the current state of affairs and to collaborate in order to establish and maintain constructive partnerships. Mongolia is a member of the United Nations (UN). Mongolia collaborates with them to organize, analyze, and address various events and situations.

The tourism slogan of the country is “Nomadic by Nature”.

Luvsannamsrain Oyun-Erdene is the current Prime minister of Mongolia, and Ukhnaagiin Khürelsükh is the President.

Mongolia has declared Mongolian as the country’s official language.

– Further information regarding the symbols and knowledge of Mongolia can be found in the table of contents –

Country information

Official name(s) Mongolia
Alternative name(s) Mongolia (official, English)
Regional location Northern Asia, between China and Russia
Country name etymology "Land of the Mongols" in Latin
Climate Desert; or continental (large daily and seasonal temperature ranges)
Terrain Vast semidesert and desert plains, grassy steppe, mountains in the west and southwest; Gobi Desert in south-central
Population 3,278,290
National Day 26 Nov 1924
Language(s) Mongolian
Religion Buddhism (official), Islam, and Christianity
Country code +976
Literacy rate 98.3%
Currency Mongolian tögrög
Capital city Ulaanbaatar
Domain(TLD) .mn
Ethnicity Mongols and Kazakhs
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Mongolian
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format yyy/mm/dd
Total area 1,566,000 km² (605,000 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+7/+8
Average elevation 1,528 m (5,013 ft)
Coastline 0 km (landlocked)
Mains electricity 220 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Mongolia

Flag map of Mongolia

Motto of Mongolia

No official motto

National animal of Mongolia

The National animal of Mongolia is Przewalski horse

National Animal of Mongolia - Przewalski horse

National flower of Mongolia

The National flower of Mongolia is Scabiosa. Botanical name is Scabiosa Comosa.

National flower of Mongolia - Scabiosa

National bird of Mongolia

The National bird of Mongolia is Falcon

National bird of Mongolia - Falcon

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Neighbouring countries of Mongolia

Mongolian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

You will have four nights taking a short cut.

You can’t put two saddles on the same horse.

Wise men talk about ideas, intellectuals about facts, and the ordinary man talks about what he eats.

Who cleans up the dirt washes away happiness.

Two bears in one cave will not end up well.

Times are not always the same; the grass is not always green.

There are men who walk through the woods and see no trees.

The winner has many friends, the loser has good friends.

The supreme treasure is knowledge, the middle treasure is children, and the lowest treasure is material wealth.

The more you listen the more you give yourself room for doubt.

The meat-biting tooth is in the mouth; the man-biting tooth is in the soul.

The living denied a table; the dead get a whole coffin.

The fish sees the bait not the hook; a man sees not the danger — only the profit.

The donkey recognises the tracks of a horse.

The distance between heaven and earth is no greater than one thought.

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