Geography in Mongolia

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Geography in Mongolia


The continent: Asia
  
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Area in Mongolia


Surface area

1 564 120 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 18 in the world of 233 (92,70%); 8 place in Asia 51 (86,27%)

Land area

1 553 560 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 18 in the world of 230 (92,61%); 8 place in Asia 51 (86,27%)

Territorial waters

10 560 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 44 in the world of 153 (71,90%); 15 place in Asia 39 (64,10%)

Land use in Mongolia


Land area

1 553 560 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 18 in the world of 230 (92,61%); 8 place in Asia 51 (86,27%)

Agricultural land

72,70 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 13 in the world of 208 (94,23%); 4 place in Asia 49 (93,88%)
0,577 % (0,115 % annual) ↗
min: 72,70; max: 90,56; max-min: 17,86 (19,72%); mid: 81,63;
-8,93 (-12,28%)
1 129 365 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 10 in the world of 209 (95,69%); 6 place in Asia 49 (89,80%)
0,577 % (0,115 % annual) ↗
min: 1 129 365; max: 1 406 840; max-min: 277 475 (19,72%); mid: 1 268 103;
-138 738 (-12,28%)
38,04 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 1 in the world of 207 (100%); 1 place in Asia 49 (100%)
10,08 % (2,02 % annual) ↗
min: 38,04; max: 147,23; max-min: 109,19 (74,16%); mid: 92,64;
-54,60 (-143,53%)

Arable land

0,365 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 201 in the world of 206 (2,91%); 48 place in Asia 49 (4,08%)
8,25 % (1,65 % annual) ↗
min: 0,365; max: 0,884; max-min: 0,520 (58,78%); mid: 0,625;
-0,259 (-71,05%)
5 680 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 122 in the world of 206 (41,26%); 32 place in Asia 49 (36,73%)
8,10 % (1,62 % annual) ↗
min: 5 240; max: 13 700; max-min: 8 460 (61,75%); mid: 9 470;
-3 790 (-66,73%)
0,192 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 75 in the world of 206 (64,08%); 13 place in Asia 49 (75,51%)
17,92 % (3,58 % annual) ↗
min: 0,192; max: 0,783; max-min: 0,591 (75,49%); mid: 0,488;
-0,296 (-153,99%)

Forest area

8,08 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 165 in the world of 205 (20%); 28 place in Asia 47 (42,55%)
3,87 % (0,775 % annual) ↗
min: 7,28; max: 8,39; max-min: 1,11 (13,28%); mid: 7,84;
0,244 (3,02%)
125 528 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 41 in the world of 206 (80,58%); 11 place in Asia 47 (78,72%)
3,87 % (0,775 % annual) ↗
min: 113 080; max: 130 392; max-min: 17 312 (13,28%); mid: 121 736;
3 792 (3,02%)
4,24 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 12 in the world of 204 (94,61%); 2 place in Asia 47 (97,87%)
13,31 % (2,66 % annual) ↗
min: 4,24; max: 5,74; max-min: 1,50 (26,09%); mid: 4,99;
-0,749 (-17,65%)

Terrestrial protected areas

17,21 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 87 in the world of 204 (57,84%); 16 place in Asia 48 (68,75%)
6,82 % (1,36 % annual) ↘
min: 4,14; max: 17,21; max-min: 13,07 (75,94%); mid: 10,68;
6,54 (37,97%)
271 928 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 15 in the world of 202 (93,07%); 4 place in Asia 48 (93,75%)
0,0005915 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 60 in the world of 202 (70,79%); 6 place in Asia 48 (89,58%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Mongolia


Length of land borders

8 082 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 10 in the world of 166 (94,58%); 5 place in Asia 44 (90,91%)

Number of Neighbors

2 [?] (2015)
(descending): 114 in the world of 164 (31,10%); 30 place in Asia 44 (34,09%)

Elevation in Mongolia


mean elevation

1 528 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 14 in the world of 163 (92,02%); 8 place in Asia 44 (84,09%)

lowest point

560 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 6 in the world of 73 (93,15%); 1 place in Asia 19 (100%)

highest point

4 374 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 37 in the world of 232 (84,48%); 17 place in Asia 51 (68,63%)

Main parameters in Mongolia


Population

2 959 134 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 138 in the world of 233 (41,20%); 44 place in Asia 51 (15,69%)
8,33 % (1,67 % annual) ↘
min: 955 514; max: 2 959 134; max-min: 2 003 620 (67,71%); mid: 1 957 324;
1 001 810 (33,85%)

Surface area

1 564 120 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 18 in the world of 233 (92,70%); 8 place in Asia 51 (86,27%)

Population density

1,90 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 227 in the world of 230 (1,74%); 51 place in Asia 51 (1,96%)
8,33 % (1,67 % annual) ↘
min: 0,632; max: 1,90; max-min: 1,27 (66,81%); mid: 1,27;
0,636 (33,40%)

Population growth rate

1,68 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 74 in the world of 216 (66,20%); 18 place in Asia 50 (66%)
4,63 % (0,926 % annual) ↘
min: 0,761; max: 3,04; max-min: 2,28 (74,93%); mid: 1,90;
-0,220 (-13,10%)

Surface area

52,86 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 231 in the world of 233 (1,29%); 51 place in Asia 51 (1,96%)
9,09 % (1,82 % annual) ↗
min: 52,86; max: 164,12; max-min: 111,26 (67,79%); mid: 108,49;
-55,63 (-105,25%)