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Darkhan-Uul Province

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Darkhan-Uul Province

Дархан-Уул аймаг
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Coat of airms o Darkhan-Uul Province
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Coordinates: 49°30′N 106°15′E / 49.500°N 106.250°E / 49.500; 106.250Coordinates: 49°30′N 106°15′E / 49.500°N 106.250°E / 49.500; 106.250
Established1994 (1994)
 • Total3275 km2 (1,264 sq mi)
 • Total180,625
 • Density55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8
Area code(s)+976 (0)137
ISO 3166 codeMN-037
Vehicle registrationДА_

Darkhan-Uul (Mongolie: Дархан-Уул, literally Sacred Muntain) is ane o the 21 aimags (provinces) o Mongolie. It is locatit in the north o the kintra.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Road in the ootskirts o Darkhan ceety

The ceety Darkhan wis foondit on 17 October 1961, as a seicont industrial centre tae reduce the migration pressur on the caipital Ulan Bator. Tae dae sae, the existin sum (destrict) o the same name wis dissolvit, an its territory managit bi the ceety authorities.

The Darkhan-Uul aimag wi its fower sum wis carvit oot o the Selenge aimag in 1994.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Darkhan is the seicont lairgest industrial centre o Mongolie.

The aimag basically serves tae support the ceety.

Transport[eedit | eedit soorce]

Darkhan is the pynt whaur the side line tae Erdenet forks aff the main line o the Trans-Mongolian Railway.

Agricultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

Darkhan Uul Aimag is situatit in the agricultural hertland o Mongolie an it is the major agricultural producer in Mongolie wi rich resoorces for agricultural development. This aurie, locatit at a law level o altitude, haes a warmer climate than the rest o the kintra. In the Kharaa River basin thare are favorable naitural climatic conditions for the cultivation o cereals, vegetables, an especially potatoes. Thare are 35 agricultural companies an co-operatives in Darkhan Uul Aimag. This aurie contains 30,000 hectares o soil suitable for arable fermin an 1287.8 thoosan hectares for vegetable fermin. Despite the development o the urban economy, local fowk continue tae keep livestock. Thare are approximately 130,000 heid o livestock in the province.

Admeenistrative Subdiveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sums o Darkhan-Uul
The sums o Darkhan-Uul Aimag[1]
Sum Mongolie Population
Darkhan* Дархан 70,029 74,275 73,457 75,104 74,454 103 722.85
Khongor Хонгор 5,628 5,390 5,404 5,115 5,603 2,533 2.21
Orkhon Орхон 3,435 2,913 2,932 3,076 3,185 478 6.66
Sharyngol* Шарынгол 8,376 7,848 7,634 7,798 8,116 160.6 50.54

* - urban dounset

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