Summary: This posting contains a list of Frequently Asked Questions (and their answers) about Mongolia, Mongolians and the areas where Mongolian-speaking people live.
1.1 About this FAQ
1.2 How is this text compiled?
1.3 How can I get a copy of this Frequently Asked Questions list?
1.4 Can I receive regular updates of this document?
1.5 I see all these irritating spelling variants in Mongolian
1.6 Is there a key to the romanization used here?
Mongolia - Communication and Information
2.1 Are there any sources of information on Mongolia in the Internet?
2.2 Is there an Internet or e-mail link to Mongolia?
2.3 Is there an IDD (International Direct Dialing) telephone link to Mongolia?
2.4 How to reach Inner Mongolia?
2.5 How to reach Buryatia and Kalmykia?
2.6 Are there mobile (cellular) phone services available in Mongolia?
2.7 Are there Mongolian radio broadcasts?
2.8 What about Electricity Supply?
Mongolia - Land, People, Language
3.1 Where do Mongolians live?
3.2 What Happened When? A Chronological View at Mongolian History
3.3 Who is Who among the Khans?
3.4 How does the Mongolian National Flag look like, and what does it mean?
3.5 How do Mongolians live? (Economy Basics)
3.6 Where to call in distress?
3.7 Who speaks Mongolian?
3.8 What kind of a language is Mongolian?
3.9 Is Mongolian easy to learn?
3.10 Are the Mongolian dialects an obstacle for the foreigner learning Mongolian?
Mongolia - Administrative
4.1 I want to study in Mongolia. Where do I establish contact?
4.2 I want to work in Mongolia, e.g. teach a foreign language.
4.3 I want to study in Inner Mongolia. Where do I establish contact?
4.4 I want to work in Inner Mongolia, e.g. teach a foreign language.
4.5 I want to travel to Mongolia. What kind of travel documentation do I need?
4.6 I want to travel to Inner Mongolia. What kind of travel documentation do I need?
4.7 I want to travel to Buryatia. What kind of travel documentation do I need?
4.8 I want to travel to Kalmykia. What kind of travel documentation do I need?
4.9 Where is the nearest embassy / consulate of Mongolia?
Mongolia - Tourism
5.1 How to travel to Mongolia?
5.2 What kind of accommodation is available in Mongolia?
5.3 What kind of transport is available in Mongolia?
5.4 Which season is recommended for travelling?
5.5 What are the points of sightseeing, museums etc.?
Inner Mongolia - Tourism
6.1 How to travel to Inner Mongolia?
6.2 What kind of accommodation is available in Inner Mongolia?
6.3 What kind of transport is available in Inner Mongolia?
6.4 Which season is recommended for travelling?
6.5 What are the points of sightseeing, museums etc.?
Mongolia - Computing Issues
7.1 Is there some kind of ``Mongolian ASCII'' or commonly acknowledged encoding standard for Mongolian language data processing?
7.2 Are there computer programs for processing Mongolian language documents?
Mongolia - Suggested Readings
8.1 Which book do you recommend as a start?