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General Information

The official language of Mongolia is Mongolian.

The national currency of Mongolia is Tögrög (MNT).

1 MNT equals  .
equals  MNT.

Location

Mongolia

The distance from to Mongolia is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Mongolia. Exercise normal precautions in Mongolia. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Mongolia is 57. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 105 to call the police in Mongolia.

LGBT

Mongolia has a score of 1 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Mongolia ranks #57 worldwide.

Mongolia's criminal code prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, language, race, age, gender, social status, professional position, religion, education, or medical status. There are no laws or legal provisions that criminalize being LGBTI or that specifically target the LGBTI community. However, NGOs continue to report that LGBTI individuals faced violence and discrimination both in public and at home based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. There were also reports that LGBTI persons faced greater discrimination and fear in rural areas than in Ulaanbaatar. The Government of Mongolia does not recognize same-sex spouses for visa and residency purposes.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Mongolia should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Mongolia:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Mongolia to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Mongolia differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Mongolia, the standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type E
Weather

The temperature difference between Mongolia and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Looks like it's pretty rainy in Mongolia. Don't forget waterproof clothing!

Possible light snow today through Tuesday.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Sat November 09 25–36°F  /  -4–2°C 71% 53%
Sun November 10 22–34°F  /  -6–1°C 64% 9%
Mon November 11 15–26°F  /  -9–-4°C 73% 44%
Tue November 12 -5–16°F  /  -20–-9°C 70% 38%
Wed November 13 -9–9°F  /  -23–-13°C 44% 4%
Thu November 14 6–34°F  /  -14–1°C 50% 2%
Fri November 15 12–27°F  /  -11–-3°C 57% 14%
Sat November 16 8–23°F  /  -13–-5°C 66% 23%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 07:59 am and sets at 05:40 pm. This equates to 9.7 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Mongolia, it is in . When the sun sets in Mongolia, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Mongolia is 1.00 MNT. Every kilometer costs an additional 1.00 MNT. Every hour of waiting time costs 10.00 MNT.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Mongolia.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 1.00 MNT in Mongolia.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 14.00 MNT.

The legal drinking age in Mongolia is 18. This is also the minimum age to purchase alcohol.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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