Genghis Khan and Mongolia

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Introduction and Overview
Even though Mongolia is one of the biggest country by area, it has a very small population. It is slightly over 3 million people. Mongolia is in Northern Asia, between China and Russia. Mongolia contains vast semi desert and desert plains, grassy steppe, mountains in west and southwest; Gobi Desert in south-central. Mongolia has sensational weather temperature, it has 4 season that it could get real serious if disaster happens. Mongolia is close to the equator, which means it is more close to the sky.  Capital city of Mongolia is Ulaanbaatar and it has lot of pollution in the city. Mongolian government seeking for ways to deal with this issue. Mongolians people are ordinary smart people.  

Mongolia has very small population, it is only 3,133,318 people. Comparison to the world, Mongolia takes place in 134th out of 244 countries. In Mongolia most people are mostly Khalkha Mongol, which is 94.9%. Turkic and Kazakh’s are 5% and other including Chinese and Russian 0.1%. Mongolian population growth rate has increased in last few years, which is 1.489% . Language in Mongolia is Khalkha Mongol 90% and in 10% many other languages are spoken. Religion in Mongolia are Buddhist Lamaist 50%, Shamanist and Christian 6%, Muslim 4%, none 40%. Mongolians are not that religious people. Mongolia has a history of Genghis khan’s empire, he was the one of the amazing leader. That’s who we are Mongolian people.[ii]  

In 13th century, The Mongolians empire was very strong all the way through Genghis Khan’s death. During that time everything was under control of Genghis Khan. He was a dictator of all Mongolians. After his death the empire was divided into several powerful Mongol states, but these sadly broke apart in the 14th century. In late 17th century Mongolia came under Chinese rule for while. Mongolia won its independence in 1921 with help of Soviet backing and communist system was installed in 1924. Mongolia still represents their culture nowadays in...
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