Ulan Bator

What is Ulan Bator known for?


paintings show

and materials fashioned according to the Levallois technique. These Upper Paleolithic people hunted mammoth and wooly rhinoceros, the bones of which are found abundantly around Ulan Bator. Red ochre rock paintings from the Bronze Age (1st millennium BCE) are to be found at Ikh Tenger Gorge on the north side of Mt. Bogd Khan Uul facing the city. The paintings show human figures, horses, eagles and abstract designs like horizontal lines and large squares with over a hundred dots within


art including

publisher Nationalmuseum.mn date 2012-03-21 accessdate 2012-04-18 The Zanabazar Museum of Fine Arts contains a large collection of Mongolian art, including works of the 17th century sculptor artist Zanabazar, as well as Mongolia's most famous painting, ''One Day In Mongolia'' by B. Sharav (Marzan Sharav). Kohn, p. 61 '''Peace Bridge''' in Mongolia is a bridge built in 1963 in the city centre of Ulan Bator, the capital of Mongolia, with technical and financial assistance from China (People's Republic of China). * In Moldova, the Chişinău-controlled Dubăsari district is split into five pieces, of which two are enclaves within Transnistria. Transnistria is ''de facto'' independent, but not recognized by any UN members. * In Mongolia, the municipality of Ulan Bator is divided into three parts, two of which are enclaves in Töv Province. * In New Zealand, the Kawerau District is an enclave within the Whakatane District. - align center 30px border (File:Flag of Mongolia.svg) '''Mongolia''' Монгол улс (''Mongol uls'') 35px (File:Monggol ulus.svg) (''Mongγol ulus'') Ulaanbaatar (Ulan Bator) align right 1,564,115.75 align right e 2,754,685 (2010 Census) align right 1.75 align center Mongolian tögrög (MNT) align center Mongolian (Mongolian language) Head of State: Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj Head of Government: Sükhbaataryn Batbold - Asashōryū whose real name is Dolgorsuren Dagvadorj and hailing from Ulan Bator (w:Ulan Bator), Mongolia, started the tournament fourteen days earlier with an opening-day win over komusubi Kisenosato. His tournament win creates a new record with yokozuna (w:Yokozuna_(sumo)#Yokozuna) becoming only the fourth man to win 23 Emperors Cups. He now is only one win behind Kitanoumi (24), but a long way from both Chiyonofuji (31) and Taiho (32).


year winning

in a calendar year, winning 86 out of 90 bouts, and repeated with the same record again in 2010. He became the only active ''yokozuna'' in 2010 (2010 in sumo), following the retirement of his rival and fellow Mongolian Asashōryū (Asashōryū Akinori). In that year he established the second longest winning streak (List_of_sumo_record_holders#Most_consecutive_wins) in sumo history. DATE OF BIRTH 11 March 1985 PLACE OF BIRTH Ulan Bator, Mongolia DATE OF DEATH


made special

architecture, later also called the Third Palace of Genghis Khan or Yesui Khatun's palace, is where Genghis Khan stayed with Yesui Khatun before attacking the Tangut (Tangut people) in 1226. A drainage channel carried roof water out through the east and west gates of the complex. In 2003 Japanese and Koreans made special programs about this palace where many important events of Genghis Khan's life took place. Genghis Khan's father Yesukhei became blood brothers with Toghrul here and later


poor education

; ref They wear Nazi uniforms and revere the Mongolian Empire and Genghis Khan. Observers have noted the irony of Neo-Nazi Mongols, because Nazi Germany killed Soviet prisoners of war (prisoner of war) with Mongolian features. Some have ascribed it to poor historical education (Education in Mongolia). Climate Climatically, Astana is the second coldest capital in the world after Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (Ulan Bator), a position formerly


century related

at least by the 12th century (related forms are also attested in Jurchen (Jurchen language)). Modern Khalkha (Khalkha language) ''ulaan'' (red) derives from Middle Mongolian ''hula'an'' and Proto-Mongolic (Proto-Mongolic language) ''*fulagan'' and is therefore related to Daur (Daur language) ''hulaen'' and Bao'an (Bonan language) ''fulang''. There is also a chance similarity to Korean (Korean language) ''bulgeun'' 붉은 (red). In Europe and North America, Ulan Bator generally continued to be known as Urga or sometimes Kuren (or Kulun) till 1924, and Ulan Bator afterwards (a spelling derived from '''Peace Bridge''' in Mongolia is a bridge built in 1963 in the city centre of Ulan Bator, the capital of Mongolia, with technical and financial assistance from China (People's Republic of China). * In Moldova, the Chişinău-controlled Dubăsari district is split into five pieces, of which two are enclaves within Transnistria. Transnistria is ''de facto'' independent, but not recognized by any UN members. * In Mongolia, the municipality of Ulan Bator is divided into three parts, two of which are enclaves in Töv Province. * In New Zealand, the Kawerau District is an enclave within the Whakatane District. - align center 30px border (File:Flag of Mongolia.svg) '''Mongolia''' Монгол улс (''Mongol uls'') 35px (File:Monggol ulus.svg) (''Mongγol ulus'') Ulaanbaatar (Ulan Bator) align right 1,564,115.75 align right e 2,754,685 (2010 Census) align right 1.75 align center Mongolian tögrög (MNT) align center Mongolian (Mongolian language) Head of State: Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj Head of Government: Sükhbaataryn Batbold - Asashōryū whose real name is Dolgorsuren Dagvadorj and hailing from Ulan Bator (w:Ulan Bator), Mongolia, started the tournament fourteen days earlier with an opening-day win over komusubi Kisenosato. His tournament win creates a new record with yokozuna (w:Yokozuna_(sumo)#Yokozuna) becoming only the fourth man to win 23 Emperors Cups. He now is only one win behind Kitanoumi (24), but a long way from both Chiyonofuji (31) and Taiho (32).


business events

;AhDuuHotuud" * *


stone throwing

http: www.abc.net.au news stories 2008 07 02 2292692.htm title ABC News.Mongolia clamps down after 5 killed in unrest publisher Abc.net.au date 2008-07-02 accessdate 2012-04-18 bank robberies and looting were reported. The organisations in the burning buildings were vandalised and looted. Police used tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannons against stone-throwing protestors. A four-day state of emergency


extensive historical

: www.isumongolia.edu.mn index.php title International School of Ulaanbaatar publisher Isumongolia.edu.mn accessdate 2012-04-18 There are many public elementary, middle and high schools. In Mongolia, 1-4th grade is elementary, 5-8th is middle and 9-11 is high school. Additionally, there are many private schools that offer bilingual programs. Libraries National Library The National Library of Mongolia is located in Ulan Bator and includes an extensive historical collection, items


national academic

of original statues made by Zanabazar himself (e.g. the Green Tara). Puzzle Toys Museum displays a comprehensive collection of complex wooden toys to be assembled by players using sophisticated methods. Opera House The Ulan Bator Opera House (National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet of Mongolia), situated in the center of the city, hosts concerts and musical performances. Chinggis (Sükhbaatar) Square thumb Rising skyline of UB from Sukhbaatar Square (File:SquareVista.jpg) Chinggis Square (Sükhbaatar Square), in the government district, is the center of Ulan Bator. The square is 31,068 square meters in size. Montsame News Agency. ''Mongolia''. 2006, ISBN 99929-0-627-8, p. 34 In the middle of Sükhbaatar Square, there is a statue of Damdin Sükhbaatar on horseback. The spot was chosen because that was where Sükhbaatar's horse had urinated (a good omen) on July 8, 1921 during a gathering of the Red Army. On the north side of Sükhbaatar Square is the Mongolian Parliament (State Great Khural) building, featuring a large statue of Chinggis Khan (Genghis Khan) at the top of the front steps. Peace Avenue (''Enkh Taivny Urgon Chuloo''), the main thoroughfare through town, runs along the south side of the square. Kohn, p. 52 Zaisan Memorial The Zaisan Memorial, a memorial to Soviet soldiers killed in World War II, sits on a hill south of the city. The Zaisan Memorial includes a Soviet tank paid for by the Mongolian people and a circular memorial painting which in the socialist realism style depicts scenes of friendship between the peoples of Soviet Union and Mongolia. Visitors who make the long climb to the top are rewarded with a panoramic view of the whole city down in the valley. National Sport Stadium National Sports Stadium (National Sports Stadium (Mongolia)) is the main sporting venue. The Naadam festival is held here every July. Artificial Lake Castle Artificial Lake Castle was built in 1969, when the National Amusement Park was established in the centre of the Mongolian capital Ulan Bator. Surroundings Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, a nature preserve with many tourist facilities, is approximately '''Peace Bridge''' in Mongolia is a bridge built in 1963 in the city centre of Ulan Bator, the capital of Mongolia, with technical and financial assistance from China (People's Republic of China). * In Moldova, the Chişinău-controlled Dubăsari district is split into five pieces, of which two are enclaves within Transnistria. Transnistria is ''de facto'' independent, but not recognized by any UN members. * In Mongolia, the municipality of Ulan Bator is divided into three parts, two of which are enclaves in Töv Province. * In New Zealand, the Kawerau District is an enclave within the Whakatane District. - align center 30px border (File:Flag of Mongolia.svg) '''Mongolia''' Монгол улс (''Mongol uls'') 35px (File:Monggol ulus.svg) (''Mongγol ulus'') Ulaanbaatar (Ulan Bator) align right 1,564,115.75 align right e 2,754,685 (2010 Census) align right 1.75 align center Mongolian tögrög (MNT) align center Mongolian (Mongolian language) Head of State: Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj Head of Government: Sükhbaataryn Batbold - Asashōryū whose real name is Dolgorsuren Dagvadorj and hailing from Ulan Bator (w:Ulan Bator), Mongolia, started the tournament fourteen days earlier with an opening-day win over komusubi Kisenosato. His tournament win creates a new record with yokozuna (w:Yokozuna_(sumo)#Yokozuna) becoming only the fourth man to win 23 Emperors Cups. He now is only one win behind Kitanoumi (24), but a long way from both Chiyonofuji (31) and Taiho (32).

Ulan Bator

thumb right 300px Ulan Bator view from Zaisan hill (File:Ulaanbaatar city Mongolia.ogv)

'''Ulan Bator''' or '''Ulaanbaatar''' , ''Ulaγanbaγatur'', literally "Red Hero") is the capital (Capital (political)) and the largest city of Mongolia. An independent municipality, the city is not part of any province (aimags of Mongolia), and its population as of 2014 is over 1.3 million.

Located in north central Mongolia, the city lies at an elevation of about

The city was founded in 1639 as a movable (nomadic) Buddhist (Buddhism in Mongolia) monastic (Buddhist monasticism) centre. In 1778, it settled permanently at its present location, the junction of the Tuul (Tuul River) and Selbe rivers. Before that, it changed location twenty-eight times, with each location being chosen ceremonially. In the twentieth century, Ulan Bator grew into a major manufacturing centre.

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