Dundgovi Province

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Coordinates: 45°46′N 106°17′E / 45.767°N 106.283°E / 45.767; 106.283
Dundgovi Aimag
Дундговь аймаг
Province
Coat o airms
Kintra Mongolie
Coordinates 45°46′N 106°17′E / 45.767°N 106.283°E / 45.767; 106.283
Capital Mandalgovi
Area 74,690.32 km2 (28,838 sq mi)
Population 48,000 (2008)
Density 0.64 / km2 (2 / sq mi)
Founded 1942
Timezone UTC+8
Aurie code +976 (0)159
ISO 3166-2 code MN-059
Wabsteid: http://gate1.pmis.gov.mn/dundgobi/

Dundgovi (Mongolian: Дундговь‎, Middle Gobi) is ane o the 21 aimags (provinces) o Mongolie. It is locatit in the sooth o the kintra, approximately 245 kilometers (152 mi) sooth o Ulaanbaatar. Its caipital is Mandalgovi.

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Dundgobi province is situatit in the sooth o the kintra aboot 240 km frae the caipital ceety Ulan Bator. It haes lairgely semi-arid steppe an law hicht hills. Temperaturs in the simmer mey top 90 degrees Fahrenheit (32 degrees Celsius), while winter temperaturs mey dip belaw -22 degrees Fahrenheit (-30 degrees Celsius). Precipitation is scarce, an air humidity is law.

Seasonal climatic problems include spring sandstorms an winter zud.

Transportation[eedit | eedit soorce]

There is nae commercial air transport tae the Dundgobi province. Public transportation includes bus but mony o the mair rural sums are no on the mass transport lines. Hintle travel is done via mikrs (micro-bus or Roushie furgon) or bi private jeeps.

Mony locals awn 250 cc motorcycles, which they uise as their main mode o transportation.

Local Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province's main industry is animal husbandry an livestock products (such as wool, cashmere). The Dundgobi province is notit amang Mongolie locals for its airag (fermentit horse milk), a traditional Mongolian alcoholic drink.

Admeenistrative Subdiveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sums o Dundgovi
The Sums o Dundgovi Aimag
Sum Mongolie width="80" Population
(1994)[1]
width="80" Population
(2005)[2]
width="80" Population
(2007)[3]
width="80" Aurie
(km²)[2]
width="80" Densitie
(/km²)
width="80" Sum centre
population
(2007)
Adaatsag Адаацаг 2,772 3,202 3,238 3,309 0.98 506
Bayanjargalan Баянжаргалан 1,543 1,213 1,305 3,189 0.41 462
Delgerkhangai Дэлгэрхангай 2,721 2,506 2,530 6,209 0.41 802
Delgertsogt Дэлгэрцогт 2,585 2,251 2,099 2,492 0.84 587
Deren Дэрэн 2,330 2,492 2,408 3,624 0.66 502
Erdenedalai Эрдэнэдалай 6,603 6,712 6,677 7,351 0.91 2,058
Govi-Ugtaal Говь-Угтаал 1,748 1,681 1,714 2,707 0.63 1,022
Gurvansaikhan Гурвансайхан 2,407 2,726 2,578 5,416 0.48 491
Khuld Хулд 2,478 2,551 2,458 6,070 0.40 366
Luus Луус 2,037 2,050 2,106 3,161 0.67 512
Ölziit Өлзийт 2,818 2,800 2,690 15,421 0.17 483
Öndörshil Өндөршил 1,439 1,625 1,616 4,852 0.33 652
Saikhan-Ovoo Сайхан-Овоо 2,698 2,692 2,551 4,055 0.63 598
Saintsagaan Сайнцагаан 14,990 14,090 13,703 3,406 4.02 10,299 *
Tsagaandelger Цагаандэлгэр 1,713 1,323 1,319 3,428 0.38 414

* Sum centre is aimag caipital Mandalgovi (Mongolian: Мандалговь ‎)

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