Great hd footage. daytime and night time, zoom in zoom out and stabile versions of time lapse footages are available. mongolia mongolian monggol ulus in mongolian script; in mongolian cyrillic is a landlocked sovereign state in east asia. its area is roughly equivalent with the historical territory of outer mongolia, and that term is sometimes used to refer to the current state. it is bordered by china to the south and russia to the north. while it does not share a border with kazakhstan, mongolia is separated from kazakhstan ulaanbaatar, the capital and largest city, is home to about of the country’s population. the area of what is now mongolia has been ruled by various nomadic empires, including the xiongnu, the xianbei, the rouran, the turkic khaganate, and others, genghis khan founded the mongol empire, and his grandson kublai khan conquered china to establish the yuan dynasty. after the collapse of the yuan, the mongols retreated to mongolia and resumed their earlier pattern of factional conflict, except during the era of dayan khan and tumen zasagt khan. in the 16th century, tibetan buddhism began to spread in mongolia, being further led by the manchu-founded qing dynasty, which absorbed the country in the 17th century. by the early almost one-third of the adult male population were buddhist monks. mongolia child kid posing smiling shy portrait looking face standing sitting pose friend friendship landscape asian asia steppe rural grassland meadow mongolian alone person outside girl outdoors nature childhood young grass field green land view suburb outskirt slums ulaanbaatar city sheep herd goat livestock pasture animal grazing graze farm agriculture toxication concept power plant electricity industry chimney smoke pollution risk vapor pollute toxic danger ecology environment earth dead problem dirty technology ecological waste death polluted poison health symbol disaster emission during the collapse of the qing dynasty, mongols established the temporary government of khalkha on. this was before the abdication of the last qing emperor and the establishment of the republic of china. on december, mongolia declared independence from the qing dynasty; the national revolution ended over years of qing rule, though it was not until the revolution of that de facto independence from the republic of china was firmly established. shortly thereafter, the country came under the control of the soviet union, which had aided its independence from china. the mongolian people’s republic was declared as a soviet satellite state after the anti-communist revolutions of 1989, mongolia conducted its own peaceful democratic revolution in early 1990. this led to a multi-party system, a new constitution of 1992, and transition to a market economy. dangerous unhealthy factory food ger yurt shaman pole pagan religion totem suburban town ghetto home house travel tourism outdoor building urban fence nomads nomadic household shanty hut dwelling lifestyle traditional culture gobi countryside poor poverty tradition ulan bator tent residential shaman shamanism ceremony prayer belt religious adak spirituality spiritual daughter cheerful mongolia is the 19th largest and the most sparsely populated fully sovereign country in the world, with a population of around 3 million people. it is also the world’s second-largest landlocked country. the country contains very little arable land, as much of its area is covered by grassy steppe, with mountains to the north and west and the gobi desert to the south. approximately of the population is nomadic or semi-nomadic; horse culture is still integral. the majority of its population are buddhists. the non-religious population is the second largest group. islam is the dominant religion among ethnic kazakhs. the majority of the state’s citizens are of mongol ethnicity, although kazakhs, tuvans, and other minorities also live in the country, especially in the west. mongolia joined the world trade organization and seeks to expand its participation in regional economic and trade groups buddhism buddhist animism stack mongolian spirit ulaanbaatar mongolia mountain ethnicity sacred worship psyche soul medium offering vow votive cute flag nobody empty scene plain remote background vast lush beautiful beauty bright blue sky country day growth hill idyllic lawn morning natural pastoral ulaanbaatar or ulan bator mongolian ula?anba?atur, literally “red hero” is the capital and the largest city of mongolia. a federal municipality, the city is not part of any aimag province, and its population as of was over million. pattern scenics spring summer sun sunlight tranquil naadam festival celebrate felicitate located in north central mongolia, the municipality lies at an elevation in a valley on the tuul river. it is the cultural, industrial and financial heart of the country, the centre of mongolia’s road network and connected by rail to both the trans-siberian railway in russia and the chinese railway system. celebration horse race village county people villager peasant peasantry rustic countrified folk folklore the city was founded in as a nomadic buddhist monastic centre. it settled permanently at its present location, the junction of the tuul and selbe rivers. before that, it changed location twenty-eight times, with each location being chosen ceremonially. clothes games entertainment national heritage ancient clothing nomad koumiss kumis milk drink life ethnic in the twentieth century, ulaanbaatar grew into a major manufacturing centre orkhon inscriptions orkhon valley cultural landscape 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. world heritage sites in mongolia. naadam na?adum, “games” is a traditional festival in mongolia. the festival is also locally termed “eriin gurvan naadam” “the three games of men”. this is eastern version of olympics like ancient greeks. the games are mongolian wrestling, horse racing, and archery, and are held throughout the country during midsummer. women have started participating in the archery and girls in the horse-racing games, but not in mongolian wrestling. naadam was inscribed on the representative list of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity of unesco. please also check my portfolio for more travel videos. i have videos from over 50 countries, 1.000 cities.