Territory: 1.564.100 km² (3x France)
Population: 2.754.314 people. The most sparsely populated independent largest country in the world, with a density of 1.7 person/km². Approximately 30% of the population are nomadic or semi-nomadic. About 20% of the population live on less than 1€ per day.
Religion: Mainly Tibetan Buddhism, Animism
Geographic position: Mongolia lies in Central Asia and borders with Russia and China.
Average altitude: 1.580 m above sea level
Average temperatures: Summer: +20°C, Winter: -23°C
Landscapes: Semi-desert and plains. The country contains very little arable land, as much of its area is covered by steppes. Mountains in the west and southwest, Gobi desert in the south and southeast, taiga forests and lakes in the north.