Khentii Province

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Coordinates: 47°19′N 110°39′E / 47.317°N 110.650°E / 47.317; 110.650
Khentii Aimag
Хэнтий аймаг
Province
Coat o airms
Kintra Mongolie
Coordinates 47°19′N 110°39′E / 47.317°N 110.650°E / 47.317; 110.650
Capital Öndörkhaan
Area 80,325.08 km2 (31,014 sq mi)
Population 67,770 (2008)
Density 0.84 / km2 (2 / sq mi)
Founded 1930
Timezone UTC+8
Aurie code +976 (0)156
License plate ХЭ_ (_ variable)
ISO 3166-2 code MN-039
Wabsteid: http://www.khentii.mn/

Khentii (Mongolian: Хэнтий‎) is ane o the 21 aimags (provinces) o Mongolie, locatit in the east o the kintra. Its caipital is Öndörkhaan. The aimag is namit efter the Khentii Muntains. It is best kent as the birthplace an likely feenal restin place o Temüjin (itherwise kent as Genghis Khan.)

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The aimag borders wi Roushie in the north. The neighbourin aimags are Selenge in the northwast, Töv in the wast, Govisümber in the soothwast, Dornogovi in the sooth, Sükhbaatar in the sootheast, an Dornod in the east. The border tae Töv is dividit bi the ceety o Baganuur, an admeenistrative exclave o Ulan Bator.

The northwast o the aimag is covered bi the eastren pairt o the Khentii Muntains, towards the sootheast the landscape chynges intae the eastren Mongolie steppe plains. The muntain Burkhan Khaldun in the Khan Khentii Strictly Protectit Aurie is considered sacred, an assumit tae be the birthplace o Genghis Khan.

Sooth o Burkhan Khaldun the Kherlen River oreeginates, which crosses the sooth o the aimag in eastren direction efter a detour through Töv. A little further east is the spring o the Onon River. The Balj-Onon Naitional Pairk is locatit in the northeast o the aimag.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ethnic groups o Khentii aimag[1]
national censuses data
Ethnic
group
Mongolie
name
1979 % 1989 % 2000 %
Khalkha Халх 42,883 81.21 57,391 77.76 61,363 86.49
Buriad Буриад 6,550 12.40 7,044 9.54 6,223 8.77
Uriankhai Урианхай 595 1.13 1,004 1.36 951 1.34
Kazakh Казак (Хасаг) 1,290 2.44 3,655 4.95 629 0.89
Dariganga Дарьганга 177 0.34 353 0.48 361 0.51
Dörvöd Дөрвөд 154 0.29 208 0.28 186 0.26
Bayad Баяд 56 0.11 185 0.25 120 0.17
Darkhad Дархад 18 0.03 24 0.03 32 0.05
Torguud Торгууд 37 0.07 19 0.03 16 0.02
Üzemchin Үзэмчин 18 0.03 8 0.01 3 0.00
Ither Mongolie citizens 209 0.40 161 0.22 482 0.68
Foreigners 816 1.55 3,752 5.08 580 0.82
Total 52,803 100.00 73,804 100.00 70,946 100.00

Admeenistrative Subdiveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sums of Khentii aimag
The Ceeties o Khentii aimag
Ceety Mongolie Sum Population
(1994)[2]
Population
(2001)[3]
Population
(2006)[4]
Population
(2007)[5]
Population
(2008)[5]
Population
(2010)[6]
Berkh Бэрх Batnorov 4,517 3,871 3,890 3,673 3,541 2,413
Bor-Öndör Бор-Өндөр Darkhan 2,695 6,406 8,510 8,932 8,902 8,080
Öndörkhaan (caupital) Өндөрхаан Kherlen 14,409 ~12,000 ~14,800 ~15,000 ~15,000 17,164
The Sums o Khentii aimag
Sum Mongolie Population
(1994)[2]
Population
(2001)[3]
Population
(2005)[7]
Population
(2008)[5]
Population
(2010)[8]
Aurie
(km²)
Density
(/km²)
Batnorov Батноров 3,169 2,986 6739* 2,833 2,693 4,968 0.54
Batshireet Батширээт 2,591 2,196 2,009 2,092 2,086 7,018 0.30
Bayan-Adarga Баян-Адарга 2,493 2,333 2,413 2,429 2,205 3,021 0.73
Bayankhutag Баянхутаг 2,130 2,280 2,090 1,949 1,656 6,029 0.27
Bayanmönkh Баянмөнх 1,646 1,790 1,693 1,532 1,347 2,540 0.53
Bayan-Ovoo Баян-Овоо 1,917 1,697 1,701 1,765 1,581 3,381 0.47
Binder Биндэр 4,184 3,615 3,537 3,784 3,455 5,386 0.64
Dadal Дадал 2,826 2,387 2,534 2,667 2,612 4,727 0.55
Darkhan Дархан 1,949 1,904 9,462** 1,899 1,549 4,455 0.35
Delgerkhaan Дэлгэрхаан 3,029 2,902 2,339 2,353 2,040 3,986 0.51
Galshar Галшар 2,575 2,906 2,468 2,074 1,807 6,676 0.27
Jargaltkhaan Жаргалтхаан 1,863 2,073 1,848 1,926 1,831 2,752 0.67
Kherlen *** Хэрлэн 20,172 16,578 16,783 17,154 19,000 3,788 5.02
Mörön Мөрөн 2,444 2,264 2,026 1,934 1,326 2,196 0.60
Norovlin Норовлин 2,713 2,777 2,255 2,341 2,254 5,334 0.42
Ömnödelger Өмнөдэлгэр 3,895 5,739 5,208 5,148 5,156 10,877 0.47
Tsenkhermandal Цэнхэрмандал 2,361 1,791 1,661 1,447 2,004 3,177 0.63
* - includin Berkh.
** - includin Bor-Öndör.
*** - includin The aimag caupital Öndörkhaan.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Khentii Aimag Statistical Office. Statistical Booklet 2008
  2. 2.0 2.1 http://www.reliefweb.int/library/documents/oxfamannex1-4.pdf
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Khentii aimag offeecial steid[1]
  4. Rural Poverty Reduction Programme:semi-annual report 2007 [2]
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Khentii Aimag Statistical Office. 2008 Annual Report[3]
  6. National Census 2010 (bag level divisions)
  7. Rural Poverty Reduction Programme official site [4]
  8. National Census 2010 (sum level divisions)