Mongolia is a landlocked country in east-central Asia. It is bordered by Russia to the north and China to the south, east and west. From the Gobi Desert in the south to Lake Khuvsgul in the north, from the Kazakh region of Bayan – Olgii in the west to the open steppe of the east, Mongolia has something unique and is sure to surprise wherever you look.
Weather and Climate
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Mongolia is a country of extreme climate. It has four clearly distinctive seasons: spring, summer, autumn and winterIf the winter was snowy and spring is warm, melted snow feeds soil with humidity and plants grow fast, nomads’ animals run and walk quickly with their babies and the Mongolians/ nomads are very pleased having passed the heavy time successfully, without animal loss.
Mongolia’s history is extremely long; it spans over 5,000. “The Mongols has little inclination to ally with other nomadic peoples of northern Asia and, until the end of the 12th century, the Mongols were little more than a loose confederation of rival clans, It was in the late 12th century that a 20-year-old Mongol named Temujin emerged and managed to unite most of the Mongol tribes.
For 3 000 years, the people of the steppes have adopted a pastoral way of life moving in the search of best pastures and campsites. They live by and for their livestock, in the forefront of which the horse undoubtedly was the first animal domesticated in these infinite meadows.