• Ulaanbaatar is located in north central Mongolia in a valley along the Tuul River.

 

  • With well over one million residents, it is both the country’s capital and the largest regional city.

 

  • The name ‘Ulaɣan Baɣatur’ literally translates to “red hero” in honor of military leader Damdin Sukhbaatar, whose warriors liberated Mongolia from Chinese occupation in 1921.