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Are Mongolians Chinese? Debunking Misconceptions and how Inner Mongolia became part of China

Are Mongolians Chinese? This is a question that has been asked time and again by people around the world. No, we’re not. But why is this such a confusing question? Well, it turns out that the answer isn’t as straightforward as you might think. Mongolians and Chinese people are actually distinct ethnic groups with unique […]

“Nomadic Culture in Mongolia: Balancing Tradition and Modernity”

Nomadic Culture in Mongolia

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live a nomadic lifestyle in the 21st century? Look no further than modern-day Mongolia. The nomadic way of life is still alive and well in this fascinating country, where the landscape is dominated by vast grasslands and rolling hills, and the people rely on their herds of […]

The Enduring Legacy of the Mongol Empire: Impact on World History, Culture, and Trade

Ah, the Mongol Empire. A time of fierce warriors, epic battles, and stunning cultural achievements. From Genghis Khan to Kublai Khan, these legendary figures have captured the imaginations of people for centuries. But the Mongols’ legacy goes far beyond their military might and artistic achievements. In this article, we’re going to explore the lasting impact […]

“Discovering Mongolian Cultural Etiquette: A Guide for Travelers on Greetings, Gift-Giving, and More”

Before embarking on a journey to Mongolia, it’s important to be aware of the local customs and Mongolian cultural etiquette. Known for its rugged landscapes, nomadic way of life, and rich cultural heritage, it’s no wonder that Mongolia is a popular destination for travelers looking for adventure and a unique cultural experience. Here are some […]

How Lady Borte was rescued from the Merkits, The Secret History of the Mongols – Part 1

Having thus spoken, Temujin, with Khasar and Belgutei, went to Toghrul Wang Khan of the Khereit who was then staying in the Black Forest by the Tuul River. Temujin said to him, ‘The three Merkit came, taking us by surprise, they seized my wife and carried her off. We have come now to ask you, […]

Oksana Panchenko: I dreamed of being an archaeologist in order to become the first person to find the grave of Chinggis Khan

Oksana Panchenko

We want to bring your attention to an interview by Anand.B with Oksana Panchenko, a talented puppet master (doll-maker) from Russia, which was published on “”. – Would you please introduce yourself to Mongolian readers? As your works and creatures are currently on the top concern of Mongolian social networks users. – My name is […]

What is the Capital City of Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar picture

The history of Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of modern Mongolia, begins long after the collapse of the Mongolian Great Empire founded by Chinggis (Genghis) khan. In 17th century, when Mongolia lost its power and considerably weakened due to continuous civil wars between local Khans of small tribes. Meanwhile, a strong, centralized Manchu kingdom arose in […]

Military Generals of Genghis Khan

Generals of Genghis khan

Chinggis (Genghis) Khan, who created the largest empire in the history of mankind, had three genius military generals – Mukhulai (Muqali), Zev (Jebe) and Subedei (Subutai). All three were neither members of Chinggis Khan’s family, nor his descendants. Because of these talented commanders from different Mongol tribes, Mongol troops won in all fronts and battlefields […]

Mongolian scripts and writing culture

Mongolian script

Researchers say that world speaks 3000 different languages, which of only 13 are spoken among large populations over 50 millions. Mongolian language and writings, however being used in small populations, has created very specific characteristics including numerous different scripts and characters representing particular ethnic groups and their dialects. This language has been mastered through its […]