Mongolia

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Religions in Mongolia

Traditionally, Mongols practiced Shamanism, worshipping the Blue Sky. However, Tibetan Buddhism (also called Vajrayana Buddhism) gained more popularity after it was introduced in 16th century.

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Population of Mongolia

Today the Mongolia has more than 2, 8 million population and over 1 million people live in rural areas and are mainly engaged in traditional livestock herding and some extent in crop production.

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Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar (Улаанбаатар), also Ulan Bator or simply just UB, is the capital of Mongolia. With a population of around 1.2 million, it is also the largest city in Mongolia.