Zavkhan Province

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Coordinates: 48°0′N 96°15′E / 48.000°N 96.250°E / 48.000; 96.250
Zavkhan Aimag
Завхан аймаг
Province
Coat o airms
Kintra Mongolie
Coordinates 48°0′N 96°15′E / 48.000°N 96.250°E / 48.000; 96.250
Capital Uliastai
Area 82,455.66 km2 (31,836 sq mi)
Population 76,614 (2008)
Density 0.93 / km2 (2 / sq mi)
Founded 1931
Timezone UTC+8
Aurie code +976 (0)146
ISO 3166-2 code MN-057
Wabsteid: http://gate1.pmis.gov.mn/zavkhan/

Zavkhan (Mongolian: Завхан‎) is ane o the 21 aimags (provinces) o Mongolie, locatit in the wast o the kintra. Its caipital is Uliastai. The aimag is namit efter the Zavkhan River.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Zavkhan aimag population growth stoppit in 1994, then migration oot o the aimag (approx. 40,000 in 1995-2005) reducit its population tae the end o 1979 level.

Zavkhan aimag population[1][2][3] [4]Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag
1956
census
1960
est.
1963
census
1969
census
1975
est.
1979
census
1981
est.
1989
census
1990
est.
1992
est.
1994
est.
1996
est.
1998
est.
2000
census
2002
est.
2005
est.
2008
est.
55,100 61,000 60,000 70,800 76,000 79,800 81,700 88,500 91,960 102,834 103,150 102,341 100,905 87,686 83,516 78,668 76,614

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 2005, the aimag wis hame to 2,1 million heid o livestock, amang them 1,03 million sheep, 861,000 goats, 107,000 cattle an yaks, 101,000 horses, an 6,300 camels.[5]

Transportation[eedit | eedit soorce]

The auld Uliastai Airport haes twa unpavit runweys an is locatit close tae the ceety, but it haes nae regular flichts operatin. Syne 2002, the Donoi Airport (or "New Uliastai Airport") wi ane unpavit runwey is locatit aboot 25 km wast o the ceety an gets servit bi regular flichts frae an tae Ulan Bator.

Admeenistrative Subdiveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sums o Zavkhan
The Sums o Zavkhan Aimag
Sum Mongolie Population [2](2005)
Aldarkhaan Алдархаан 3,708
Asgat Асгат 1,125
Bayanhairhan Баянхайрхан 1,968
Bayantes Баянтэс 3,024
Dörvöljin Дөрвөлжин 2,323
Erdenehairhan Эрдэнэхайрхан 1,771
Ider Идэр 2,714
Ih-Uul Их-Уул 6,271
Nömrög Нөмрөг 1,848
Otgon Отгон 3,478
Santmargats Сантмаргац 2,101
Shilüüstei Шилүүстэй 2,450
Songino Сонгино 1,921
Telmen Тэлмэн 2,820
Tes Тэс 3,230
Tosontsengel Тосонцэнгэл 9,045
Tsagaanchuluut Цагаанчулуут 1,496
Tsagaanhairhan Цагаанхайрхан 1,823
Tsetsen-Uul Цэцэн-Уул 2,114
Tüdevtei Түдэвтэй 2,003
Uliastai* Улиастай 15,742
Urgamal Ургамал 1,822
Yaruu Яруу 2,547
Zavhanmandal Завханмандал 1,324

* - The aimag caipital

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Statoids (Gwillim Law) web page[1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 Zavkhan Aimag: Сумдын Танилцуулга (Introduction to the Sums)
  3. National Statistical Office
  4. National Economy of the Mongolian People's Republic (1921 - 1981), Ulaanbaatar 1981
  5. Zavkhan Aimag: official website