Overview - Mongolia

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Capital:Ulaanbaatar
Area:1,564,116 km²
Population:2,832,224 (2003 estimate)
Language(s):Khalkha Mongol - 90%, Turkic, Russian.
Religion(s):Buddhist Lamaist - 50%, none - 40%, Shamanist and Christian - 6%, Muslim - 4%.
Ethnic Group(s):Mongol (Khalkha) - 94.9%, Turkic (Kazakh) - 5%, others (Chinese, Russian and others) - 0.1%.