Western Mongolia

Western Mongolia is a region in covering the provinces of Bayan-Ölgii, Hovd, Uvs, and Zavkhan. It is the most remote region of the country with paved roads from the capital, , ending 320 km before reaching the eastern most point of Zavkhan.

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is located on the westernmost point of in Bayan-Ulgii Province. Photo: Altaihunters, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the capital of Uvs province. It is near Uvs Lake, a large saltwater lake with the largest surface area in Mongolia. Photo: Altaihunters, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the capital of the of , located in the extreme west of the country. Photo: Altaihunters, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Khovd, formerly known as Kobdo or Khobdo, is the capital of the of . Photo: Altaihunters, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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, also spelled Uliyasutai or Oulia-Sontai, and sometimes known as Javkhlant, is a city in located in the western part of the country and 1,115 kilometres from the capital . Photo: Zdravote, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a national park in of western . Photo: Altaihunters, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Western Mongolia

Latitude of center
48.3° or 48° 18' north
Longitude of center
91.5° or 91° 30' east

Also Known As

  • Bulgarian: Западна Монголия
  • Italian: Mongolia occidentale
  • Russian: Западная Монголия
  • Russian: Западно-Монгольский округ
  • Vietnamese: Tây Mông Cổ

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