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    Mongolia Government - 1989
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    SOURCE: 1989 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Long-form name: Mongolian People's Republic; abbreviated MPR

      Type: Communist state

      Capital: Ulaanbaatar

      Administrative divisions: 18 provinces (aymguud, singular--aymag) and 3 municipalities* (hotuud, singular--hot); Arhangay, Bayanhongor, Bayan-Olgiy, Bulgan, Darhan*, Dornod, Dornogovi, Dundgovi, Dzavhan, Erdenet*, Govi-Altay, Hentiy, Hovd, Hovsgol, Omnogovi, Ovorhangay, Selenge, Suhbaatar, Tov, Ulaanbaatar*, Uvs

      Independence: 13 March 1921 (from China; formerly Outer Mongolia)

      Constitution: 6 July 1960

      Legal system: blend of Russian, Chinese, and Turkish systems of law; no constitutional provision for judicial review of legislative acts; has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction

      National holiday: People's Revolution Day, 11 July (1921)

      Branches: executive--Council of Ministers; legislative--unicameral People's Great Hural; judicial--court system; Supreme Court elected by People's Great Hural

      Leaders: @m5Chief of State--Chairman of the Presidium of the People's Great Hural Jambyn BATMONH (since 12 December 1984); @m5Head of Government--Chairman of the Council of Ministers Dumaagiyn SODNOM (since 12 December 1984)

      Suffrage: universal at age 18 and over

      Elections: legislative election theoretically held every four years; last election held June 1986

      Political party and leader: Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party (MPRP), Jambyn Batmonh, General Secretary (since August 1984)

      Communists: MPRP membership 88,150 (1986 est.)

      Member of: CEMA, ESCAP, FAO, IAEA, ILO, IPU, ITU, UN, UNESCO, UPU, WFTU, WHO, WIPO, WMO

      Diplomatic representation: the US established diplomatic relations with Mongolia on 27 January 1987; US--Charge d'Affaires Steven MANN; c/o American Embassy, Beijing, China; telephone 29095

      Flag: three equal, vertical bands of red (hoist side), blue, and red; centered on the hoist-side red band in yellow is a five-pointed star above the national emblem (@m5soyombo--a columnar arrangement of abstract and geometric representations for fire, sun, moon, earth, water, and the yin-yang symbol)

      NOTE: The information regarding Mongolia on this page is re-published from the 1989 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Mongolia Government 1989 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Mongolia Government 1989 should be addressed to the CIA.

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