The Mongolian flag consists of three vertical stripes. The middle stripe is light blue, and the two surrounding stripes are red. In the left stripe, a yellow soyombo is located, which is the national emblem. It is meant to represent earth, water, moon, fire, and sun.
The Mongolian flag has ratio 1:2 and it was officially adopted on February 12, 1992. At one point in its history, the banner contained a socialist star. This was removed once the nation abandoned that ideology.
The nation is now considered a parliamentary republic. The Mongolian flag is part of a nation that is the most sparsely populated on earth. It is located north of China and is landlocked.
The largest city and capital in the country is Ulan Bator. The Mongolian flag belongs to a nation whose national anthem or song is titled simply “National anthem of Mongolia”. The currency used is the togrog.
Some interesting facts about Mongolia:
religion: Buddhist Lamaist 50.1%, Islam 4.1%, Shamanist and Christian 5.9%, no religion 39.9%
languages: Khalkha Mongol, Russian, Turkic
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