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Lung Somon in the region of Arhangay is a town in Mongolia - some 190 mi or ( 306 km ) West of Ulan Bator , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Lung Somon is now 08:25 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Ulaanbaatar " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tsoohoriin-Hural, Sangiyn Dalay, Mandalgovi, Erdenet, and Darhan. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tsoohoriin-Hural . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Lung Somon ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


How to Chop Firewood - A fun guide for all city dwellers

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Interesting facts about this location


Ordu-Baliq (meaning "city of the court", "city of the army"), also known as Mubalik and Karabalghasun, was the capital of the first Uyghur Khaganate, built on the site of the former Göktürk imperial capital, 17 km north-to-northeast of the later Mongol capital, Karakorum. Its ruins are known as Kharbalgas in Mongolian, that is, "black city". They form part of the World Heritage Site Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape.

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Located at 47.43 102.66 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Mongolia, Former populated places in Mongolia, Uyghur Khaganate

Bayanchur Khan

Bayanchur Khan (known also as Moyanchur Khan), was an Uyghur khagan from 747 to 759 AD. His official titles were "Ay Tengrida Qut Bolmish" and "El Etmish Bilge Qaghan" ("born with glory on Moon Heaven" and "state settled wise ruler"). His Tang Dynasty-invested title was Yingwuweiyuanpiqiejuo Khan (英武威遠毗伽闕可汗) or Yingwu Khan (英武可汗) in short.

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Located at 47.43 102.66 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: 759 deaths, Turkic rulers, Uyghurs, Year of birth missing

Kharkhorin Airport

Kharkhorin Airport is a public airport located in Kharkhorin, a sum (district) center in the Övörkhangai Province of Mongolia. The airport is located 4 km north of the town. There is a small passenger terminal building at the northeast side of apron but it is reported that there are virtually no passenger or cargo handling facilities.

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Located at 47.25 102.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Airports in Mongolia

Orkhon River

The Orkhon River (Mongolian: Орхон гол, Orkhon gol) is a river in Mongolia. It rises in the Khangai Mountains of Arkhangai aimag and flows northwards for 1,124 km before joining the Selenge River, which flows north into Russia and Lake Baikal. The Orkhon is longer than the Selenge, making it the longest river in Mongolia. Major tributaries of the Orkhon river are the Tuul River and Tamir River.

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Located at 47.56 102.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Rivers of Mongolia

Orkhon Valley

Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape (Mongolian: Орхоны хөндийн соёлын дурсгал) sprawls along the banks of the Orkhon River in Central Mongolia, some 320 km west from the capital Ulaanbaatar. It was inscribed by UNESCO in the World Heritage List as representing evolution of nomadic pastoral traditions spanning more than two millennia.

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Located at 47.56 102.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Gokturks, Valleys of Mongolia, World Heritage Sites in Mongolia