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Urga

(ˈɜːɡə)
n
(Placename) the former name (until 1924) of Ulan Bator

U•lan Ba•tor

(ˈu lɑn ˈbɑ tɔr)
n.
the capital of the Mongolian People's Republic, in the N central part. 500,000. Formerly, Urga.
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Noun1.Urga - the capital and largest city of MongoliaUrga - the capital and largest city of Mongolia
Mongolia, Mongolian People's Republic, Outer Mongolia - a landlocked socialist republic in central Asia
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Petronas of Malaysia in April 2008 signed an EPSA for the Baisun Block in the northern Ustyurt Basin, which was then said to contain three gas and condensate fields - Urga, Kuanish and Akhchalak.
Fields in the second block under the same EPSA in Ustyurt include Urga and Shagarlyk.
Similar result was reported by Abuye and Urga in their study conducted in four administrative regions of Ethiopia [15].
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For instance, Aizenman and Marion (1999), Driver, Temple, and Urga (2005), and Baum, Stephan, and Talavera (2009) are among others who use this approach.
The source said Petronas had informed the government of its intention to withdraw from the PSA for the exploration and development of the Baysun investment block in the Surkhandarya region as well as from the PSA to develop the fields at Urga, Kuanish and the Akchalak group at Ustyurt.
1997; Zalewska-Mitura, Hall 1999; Rockinger, Urga 2001; Harrison, Paton 2004; Cajueiro, Tabak 2006), no consensus on whether or not efficient market hypothesis holds for these markets is attained yet.
Following Soviet military victories over White Russian forces in the early 1920s and the occupation of the Mongolian capital Urga in July 1921, Moscow again became the major outside influence on Mongolia.
According to SKES, SSA and EEW, the Estonian words urg : uru 'burrow, lair', urgas : urka 'den, lair, hole', urge : urke 'sinus', urk : urga 'hole in the ice', urk : urgi 'the line drawn on the field to divide harvest land', urg : ura 'stream', org : oru 'valley' and Finnish urkama 'cavity, pit, river bed', and orko 'hollow, dingle' are etymologically connected (SKES: orko, ura, urakka; SSA 2: orko; SSA 3: urkama; EEW: org, urg).
In this article, we extend the above static model by using a dynamic translog cost model, patterned after those developed by Allen and Urga (1999) and Urga (1996, 1999), which allows us to distinguish between short-run and long-run elasticities of demand for the three inputs.