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Frequently Asked Questions about Mongolia

This FAQ about Mongolia was compiled and written by Oliver Corff with numerous contributions by others.

-1.1. About this FAQ
Archive-name: mongol-faq Version: 7....
-1.2. How is this text compiled?
Back in 1994, the maintainer of this FAQ thought it would be nice ...
-1.3. How can I get a copy of this Frequently Asked Questions list?
You are holding a copy of this document in your working memory! ...
-1.4. Can I receive regular updates of this document?
Yes and no. Of course you are entitled to receive updates, and you ...
-1.5. Names. Which one is right? I see all these irritating spelling variants in Mongolian
Given the name of the Capital of Mongolia, one can find it written ...
-1.6. Is there a key to the romanization used here?
The FAQ maintainer uses the MLS system for romanizing Mongolian. ...
-2.1. Are there any sources of information on Mongolia in the Internet?
Yes and No....
-2.2. Is there an Internet or e-mail link to Mongolia?
The first e-mail link in Mongolia came into existence ...
-2.3. Is there an IDD (International Direct Dialing) telephone link to Mongolia?
Yes, there is the possibility to place IDD (International ...
-2.3.1. What are the area codes within Mongolia?
-2.4. How to reach Inner Mongolia?
-2.5. How to reach Buryatia and Kalmykia?
-2.6. Are there mobile (cellular) phone services available in Mongolia?
Yes, a service provider named ``MobiCom'' provides cellular ...
-2.7. Are there Mongolian radio broadcasts?
The question has two possible basic meanings. First of all, we can ...
-2.8. What about Electricity Supply?
All these electric things are mentioned here. Do they operate ...
-3.1. Where do Mongolians live?
Mongolians live in:...
-3.2. What Happened When? A Chronological View at Mongolian History
-3.2.2 What Happened When? A Chronological View at Mongolian History: p2
-3.3. Who is Who among the Khans?
-3.4. How does the Mongolian National Flag look like, and what does it mean?
-3.5.1. Pastoral Nomadism
The prevailing Mongolian style of life is pastoral nomadism. ...
-3.5.2. Industrialized Cities
The nomadic type of economy is challenged by modern-day's ...
-3.5.3. Mongolian Economy in China
In some areas (e.g. in Gansu and Yunnan) the population of ...
-3.5.4. What Currency is used in Mongolia?
The currency unit of Mongolia is named tögrög, conventionally ...
-3.6. Where to call in distress?
Nobody hopes to run into emergency situations, but it is ...
-3.7. Who speaks Mongolian?
Virtually all citizens of Mongolia proper speak Mongolian. Some do ...
-3.8.1. Mongolian - Language
Mongolian belongs to the Altaic family of languages showing ...
-3.8.2. Mongolian - Grammar
The grammar is fairly simple: all predicates are put at the end of ...
-3.8.3. Mongolian - Writing
Mongolian writing is a fairly complex topic. In the history of ...
-3.8.3.1. Mongolian Writing: Uighur
The traditional Mongolian script is written in vertical lines ...
-3.8.3.2. Mongolian Writing: Chinese
Astonishing as it may sound, Chinese has been the writing of ...
-3.8.3.3. Mongolian Writing: Phagsba
The Phagsba or Square Writing was developed in the 13th century by ...
-3.8.3.4. Mongolian Writing: Soyombo
Another writing the design of which was politically motivated was ...
-3.8.3.5. Mongolian Writing: Horizontal Square, or Xäwtää Dörwöljin
Zanabazar created a second writing system which looks very much like ...
-3.8.3.6. Mongolian Writing: Tibetan
-3.8.3.7. Mongolian Writing: Cyrillic
In 1940, The then Mongolian People's Republic started using a ...
-3.9. Is Mongolian easy to learn?
From the introduction about the Mongolian language we can draw ...
-3.10. Are the Mongolian dialects an obstacle for the foreigner learn­ ing Mongolian?
The language[s] in Mongolia and Southern Mongolia are virtually ...
-4.1. I want to study in Mongolia. Where do I establish contact?
Contact your university. They may already have an exchange ...
-4.2. Where do I establish first contact? I want to work in Mongolia, e.g. teach a foreign language.
Here as above it is recommended to contact your university or ...
-4.3. I want to study in Inner Mongolia. Where do I establish contact?
The answer here is the same as above. Only one difference must ...
-4.4. Where do I establish first contact? I want to work in Inner Mongolia, e.g. teach a foreign language.
The answer here is the same as above. Only one difference must ...
-4.5. I want to travel to Mongolia. What kind of travel documentation do I need?
You must obtain a visa at a Mongolian embassy or consulate. (See ...
-4.6. I want to travel to Inner Mongolia. What kind of travel documen­ tation do I need?
You need a visa issued by the authorities of the People's Republic ...
-4.7. I want to travel to Buryatia. What kind of travel documentation do I need?
You need a visa issued by the authorities of the Russian Federation....
-4.8. I want to travel to Kalmykia. What kind of travel documentation do I need?
You need a visa issued by the authorities of the Russian Federation....
-4.9. Where is the nearest embassy / consulate of Mongolia?
There are not so many Mongolian embassies and consulates. Most ...
-4.9.2 Where is the nearest embassy / consulate of Mongolia?
Mongolian Embassy in ...
-4.9.3 Selected Travel Agents to Mongolia
-5.1. How to travel to Mongolia?
The principal ways to Mongolia are by train and by air. The ...
-5.2. What kind of accommodation is available in Mongolia?
In Ulaanbaatar there are some big hotels. One of them is a monument ...
-5.3.1. Transport in Ulaanbaatar
-5.3.2. Transport outside Ulaanbaatar
Travelling to the country requires going by MIAT, the national ...
-5.4. Which season is recommended for travelling?
Summer is beautiful but short. Winter is not recommended if you ...
-5.5. What are the points of sightseeing, museums etc.?
Mongolia is a country rich in natural beauty which includes a ...
-6.1. How to travel to Inner Mongolia?
Inner Mongolia can be reached by train and by aircraft. ...
-6.2. What kind of accommodation is available in Inner Mongolia?
The traveller's situation is governed by more rules here than ...
-6.3. What kind of transport is available in Inner Mongolia?
In addition to railway (from and to Beijing, Huhhot, Baotou, ...
-6.4. Which season is recommended for travelling?
See the answer about Mongolia above. Generally speaking, travelling ...
-6.5. What are the points of sightseeing, museums etc.?
Inner Mongolia deserves a better coverage in literature and in ...
-7.1. Is there some kind of ``Mongolian ASCII'' or commonly acknowledged encoding standard for Mongolian language data processing?
Unlike the American ASCII code, the Chinese GuoBiao code or ...
-7.2. Are there computer programs for processing Mongolian language documents?
Yes, there are....
-7.2.3 Are there computer programs for processing Mongolian language documents?
* Research-type programs for MacIntosh machines, produced by ...
-7.2.4 Are there computer programs for processing Mongolian language documents?
* MLS - Mongolian Language Support. Originally developed for ...
-8.1. Which book on Mongolia do you recommend as a start?
A dedicated document by Christopher Kaplonski -- SROM - ...









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