Mongolia

SHORT INFORMATION

Overview of Mongolia

Officially name: Mongolia

Capital: Ulan Bator

Largest city: Ulan Bator

Official language: Mongolian

Government: Parliamentary republic

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Cuisine of Mongolia

The traditional Mongolian Cuisine primarily consists of dairy products and meat. The nomads of Mongolia sustain their lives directly from the products of their animals (horses, cattle, yaks, camels, sheep, and goats).

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Mongolia Festivals

Naadam is a traditional type of festival in Mongolia. The festival is also locally termed "eriin gurvan naadam" - "the three games of men". The games are Mongolian wrestling, horse racing and archery and are held throughout the country during the midsummer holidays.