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동북이 교류 협력의 중심, 동북아시아지역자치단체연합

Govi-Altai Province

S.Ganselem

  • NationMongolia
  • Government NameGovi-Altai Province
  • GovernorS.Ganselem

Symbol

Coat of arms

Coat of arms

 

History

  • The establishment of Govi Altai Aimag was decided in the conference of the Minister Advisory Committee on May 24, 1940 and the decision was passed by the 8th National Parliament. On the 10th of November of the same year, with an agreement from the Committee of Parties in Zavhan Aimag, Govi-Altai Aimag was formally established with 20 Soums, 130 Bags, 11,800 households and 43,300 residents.

Topographic Feature

  • The second biggest province in Mongolia is located in the western steppe region, the mountain steppe region of Mongolia.

Basic Information

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Geography/Climate
  • Area : 142,200㎢
  • Location: Govi-Altai Aimag is located at western part of Mongolia. It borders the Zavhan Aimag to the north, Bayankhongor Aimag to the east, Khovd Aimag to the west and China to the south. The height is 1940m high above sea level.
  • Climate : The climate is capricious and the average annual temperature is 3.7 degrees January which is the coldest month, and the average temperature is 20~30 degrees below the zero, even reaches down to 50. Jul. is the hottest month, and the average temperature is 20~24 degrees, even reaches up to 40
Population
  • Population : 58,400(2010)
Major events
  • Naadam Festival(July 11 ~ 13)
Tourist Attractions
  • Great Gobi Strictly Protected Area, Khasagt Khairkhan Strictly Protected Area

Economic Status

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Economy(2010)
  • GRDP : Tg 58,314.9 mln
  • Per capita GRDP : $ 463

Others

  • Contact : Administrative Management Division
  • Address: Toriin zahirgaanii udirdlagiin heltes, Zasag dargiin tamgiin gazar, Govi Altai aimag
  • Tel.:+976-1482-3565
  • Fax.:+976-1482-3565
  • Official Website : www.govi-altai.gov.mn