Ulan Bator


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U·lan Ba·tor

 (o͞o′län bä′tôr′)

Ulan Bator

(ʊˈlɑːn ˈbɑːtɔː) or

Ulaanbaatar

n
(Placename) the capital of Mongolia, in the N central part: developed in the mid-17th century around the Da Khure monastery, residence until 1924 of successive "living Buddhas" (third in rank of Buddhist-Lamaist leaders), and main junction of caravan routes across Mongolia; university (1942); industrial and commercial centre. Pop: 842 000 (2005 est). Former name (until 1924): Urga Chinese name: Kulun

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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China promotes culture and tourism in Mongolia AKIPRESS.COM - Beautiful China culture and tourism campaign made a stop in Ulan Bator, the capital of Mongolia, on Thursday, The China Daily reports.
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The expansion follows the opening of a studio in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, at the start of the year, when the firm became the first UK architect to set up a base in the country.
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KUWAIT, Aug 7 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, currently on a visit to Mongolia, paid a visit to Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj at the Presidential Palace in the capital Ulan Bator.
A memorandum of cooperation on implementation of the intergovernmental agreement in air communication system between Mongolia and Kazakhstan was singed in Ulan Bator, the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan reported.