ulaanbaatar

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Ulan Bator or Ulaanbaatar (ʊˈlɑːn ˈbɑːtɔː)
 
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Former name (until 1924): Urga, Chinese name: Kulun 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)
 
Ulaanbaatar or Ulaanbaatar
 
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