Bulgan Province

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This article is aboot the Province in Mongolie. For ither uisses, see Bulgan).
Coordinates: 48°48′N 103°33′E / 48.800°N 103.550°E / 48.800; 103.550
Bulgan Aimag
Булган аймаг
Province
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Nickname: Анхдагчдын нутаг (Land of the A Firsts)
Kintra Mongolie
Coordinates 48°48′N 103°33′E / 48.800°N 103.550°E / 48.800; 103.550
Capital Bulgan
Area 48,733.00 km2 (18,816 sq mi)
Population 58,834 (2008)
Density 1.21 / km2 (3 / sq mi)
Founded 1938
Timezone UTC+8
Aurie code +976 (0)134
License plate БУ_ (_ variable)
ISO 3166-2 code MN-067
Wabsteid: http://bulgan.gov.mn/

Bulgan (Mongolian: Булган‎) is ane o the 21 aimags (provinces) o Mongolie, locatit in northren Mongolie. Its capital is namit Bulgan an aw.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The north o the aimag is characterized bi alpine forests, gradually blendin in the arid steppe plains o the central Mongolian heichland. The main rivers are the Orkhon an the Selenge, baith o which enter the aimag frae Övörkhangai. As a result, soothren Bulgan is ane o Mongolie's few arable regions.

Transportation[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Bulgan Airport (UGA/ZMBN) haes ane unpavit runway an is servit bi regular flichts tae Ulan Bator, Khovd, an Mörön.

Admeenistrative Subdiveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sums of Bulgan
The Sums o Bulgan Aimag
Sum Mongolian Population
(2005)[1]
Population
(2008)[2]
Population
(2009)[3]
Sum centre
population
Bayan-Agt Баян-Агт 2,823 3,014 3,048 783
Bayannuur Баяннуур 1,303 1,418 1,526 857
Bugat Бугат 1,799 1,873 1,890 741
Bulgan Булган 11,984 12,323 12,396 11,221*
Büregkhangai Бүрэгхангай 2,123 2,366 2,406 867
Dashinchilen Дашинчилэн 2,422 2,332 2,574 978
Gurvanbulag Гурванбулаг 3,221 3,052 3,119 617
Khangal Хангал 4,442 4,574 4,700 3747**
Khishig-Öndör Хишиг-Өндөр 3,057 3,196 3,171 1,275
Khutag-Öndör Хутаг-Өндөр 4,236 4,561 4,591 1,950
Mogod Могод 2,609 2,658 2,738 581
Orkhon Орхон 2,941 2,932 3,012 985
Rashaant Рашаант 3,206 3,083 3,131 1,672
Saikhan Сайхан 3,685 3,748 3,747 1,139***
Selenge Сэлэнгэ 3,057 3,248 3,271 1,879
Teshig Тэшиг 3,520 3,496 3,514 1,038

* - The aimag capital Bulgan city.

** - data includes Khyalganat urban-type settlement (3,300 pop.), 25 km North from the Khangal sum centre

*** - data includes Saikhan-Ovoo urban-type settlement (500 pop.), 25 km North-West from the Saikhan sum centre

Uran Togoo, a muntain in wastren Bulgan

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