Flag of Mongolia (GIF)



The flag of Mongolia (Mongolian: Монгол улсын төрийн далбаа) consists of three vertical stripes of red, blue, and red, with the yellow Mongolian Soyombo symbol on the leftmost red stripe. The blue stripe symbolizes the eternal blue sky, and the red stripes represent thriving for eternity. The Soyombo symbol is a geometric shape that represents fire, the sun, the moon, the earth, water, and the duality of yin and yang. The height-to-width ratio in the flag is 1:2, and the current version of the flag was adopted on July 8, 2011.

At the center of its emblem is a combination of the Soyombo symbol and the wind horse, symbolizing the country's independence, sovereignty, and spirit.

The Mongolia flag is waving on a flagpole rising from the world globe.
Mongolia is a landlocked unitary sovereign state located in East Asia. Its capital is Ulaanbaatar, and its population is about 3,247,000.



COUNTRY PROFILE
Capital and largest city:Ulaanbaatar (pop. 1,340,000)
Other major cities:Erdenet (87,000)
Darkhan (74,000)
Languages:Mongolian
Region:Eastern Asia
Ethnic groups:96% Mongols
4% Kazakhs
Religion:53% Buddhism
38.6% Non-religious
3% Islam
2.9% Shamanism
2.2% Christianity
0.4% Others
Demonym:Mongolian, Mongol
Area:1,566,000 km²
(605,000 sq mi)
Population:3,247,000
Currency:Tögrög


Keywords: Flag and emblem of Mongolia (Mongolian: Монгол Улсын төрийн далбаан, сүлд), GIF

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