Capital: Ulan Bator

Currency: Mongolian Tughrik (MNT)

Country Code: +976

Do I need a Visa? Visas are  required for many countries, best to check  Visa Policy of Mongolia  for the current requirements for each individual country

How will I charge my devices? Mongolia’s electrical current is 220v, 50 Hz

How do I get there?  Well, if you’re heading to Ulan Bator (ULN) and flying from…
New York: 17.5 hours
Los Angeles: 18 hours
Toronto: 19.5  hours
Sao Paulo: 23.5  hours
London: 11.5 hours

 

Geography:  Mongolia is landlocked in Central Asia, bordered by China and Russia, and is a heavily mountainous country in many parts, blended with rolling plateaus.  Freshwater lakes, marshes, forests and dunes also abound in this curious land.  

Time Zones: GMT +8

How's the weather? Due to it’s elevation,  Mongolia’s primarily cold and dry- the country averages over 250 cloudless days per year, with temperatures ranging from cold to freezing for much of the country. To the south in the Gobi Desert region, the opposite holds true with temperatures skyrocketing during the summer season.