Dornod Province

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Coordinates: 48°04′N 114°30′E / 48.067°N 114.500°E / 48.067; 114.500
Dornod Aimag
Дорнод аймаг
Province
Coat o airms
Kintra Mongolie
Coordinates 48°04′N 114°30′E / 48.067°N 114.500°E / 48.067; 114.500
Capital Choibalsan
Area 123,597.43 km2 (47,721 sq mi)
Population 73,900 (2009) [1]
Density 0.60 / km2 (2 / sq mi)
Founded 1941
Timezone UTC+8
Aurie code +976 (0)158
ISO 3166-2 code MN-061
Wabsteid: http://www.dornod.gov.mn/
Stupa o the Kidan epoch, 10t century
Sums o Dornod

Dornod (Mongolian: Дорнод‎, literally "the East") is the eastemaist o the 21 aimags (provinces) o Mongolie. Its caipital is Choibalsan.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

Halh are the ethnic majority o the Dornod aimag, but Buryat ethnic group is 22.8% o population total (17,196 in 2000, census) concentratit in the northeastren sums o Dashbalbar, Tsagaan-Ovoo, Bayan-Uul, Bayandun an aimag caipital Choibalsan. There are several sma ethnic groups: Barga (populates Gurvanzagal an Hölönbuir sums), Uzemchin (are present in Sergelen, Bayantümen, Bulgan, Chuluunhoroot sums an Choibalsan), Hamnigan ethnic group (Bayan-Uul an Tsagaan-Ovoo sums).[2]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The aimag wis creatit durin the admeenistrative reorganisation o 1941 wi the name o Choibalsan, efter the communist leader Khorloogiin Choibalsan. The caipital, which previously haed been cried Bayan Tümen, receivit the name Choibalsan an aw. In 1963, the aimag wis given the current name Dornod.

Transportation[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Choibalsan Airport (COQ/ZMCD) haes ane pavit runway, an is servit bi regular flichts tae Ulan Bator.

Admeenistrative subdiveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

The sums o Dornod Aimag
Sum Mongolie Aurie (km²)[3] Population
(2005)[4]
Population
(2009)[5]
Density
(/km²)
Sum centre
population
Bayandun Баяндун 6,237 2,906 2,936 0.47 1,231
Bayantümen Баянтүмэн 8,321 1,945 2,006 0.24 840
Bayan-Uul Баян-Уул 5,623 4,737 4,451 0.79 2,553
Bulgan Булган 7,111 1,860 1,775 0.25 815
Choibalsan (sum) Чойбалсан 10,152 2,844 2,691 0.27 1,305
Chuluunhoroot (Ereentsav) Чулуунхороот (Эрээнцав) 6,539 1,518 1,609 0.25 696
Dashbalbar Дашбалбар 8,713 3,347 3,246 0.37 1,461
Gurvanzagal Гурванзагал 5,252 1,386 1,338 0.25 441
Halhgol Халхгол 28,093 2,863 3,203 0.11 1,756
Herlen (Sümber) * Хэрлэн (Сүмбэр) 281 40,667 40,439 143.91 40,439
Hölönbuir Хөлөнбуйр 3,773 1,847 1,776 0.47 804
Matad Матад 22,831 2,274 2,526 0.11 834
Sergelen Сэргэлэн 4,169 2,194 2,198 0.53 577
Tsagaan-Ovoo Цагаан-Овоо 6,502 3,393 3,696 0.57 1,488

* - aimag capital Choibalsan(Чойбалсан )

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Dornod Aimag Statistic Office. Annual Report 2009
  2. Дорнод аймагт оршин суудаг ястнууд[1]
  3. Landuse office of Dornod Aimag g_tailan.xls
  4. Dornod Aimag Sums[2]
  5. Dornod Aimag Statistical Office. 2009 Annual Report