Area: 80.300 square kilometres (31.004 square miles)
Population (2000): 70.800
Capital: Undurkhan (330 kilometres (205,o5 miles) far from UB)
Created in 1930.
Detailed map of the provinceThe province of Khentiiis renowned forbeing the place where the most powerfulMongolian Emperor was born: Genghis Khan. In effects, Genghis Khan was borninBurkhan Khaldunmountains,nearthe threeriversbasin.TheKhentiiis located ina hilly area, and hasa border withthe Russian Federation.Climate,soils andlandscapes gradually transformeinto a seaof grassasone movesfrom West to East. Annual precipitation is200-300millimetres.Thehighest pointof the region isMountAsraltKhairkhan (2.799metres, 9.183,07 feet). Seventy rivers flow in the region, such asthe Onon, theKherulen,theBalzhtheKhurkh,theUlz,or theTsenkher. The province of Khentiialsoabounds withnumerous, hot and cold springs, such asGurvun Nuur, Onon, AvargaToson, orTars.Many fruitsgrow inKhentii, such as wild cherry, blueberry and blackcurrant. There are alsomanyherbs, such as thermopsis, valerianne,orpseudostellavia,and also naturalcondiments (altaicuma, allium, adorum, liliumpumilum).
TheKhentiiis rich inraw materials. Have been foundandusedfor industrial purposes: smoky quartz, asbestos, coal, ironore, tungsten and tin. Many areasare operated:threecoalquarries producing489.2 milliontonseach;18quarries producing21.3 million tonnesoffluorspar; 2 goldquarriesand 17tin carriers.
Cattle: 1.388.700, among which:
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