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Outer Mongolia makes up Mongolia (presently a sovereign state) and Tannu Uriankhai (the majority of which is the modern-day Tuva Republic, a federal subject of the Russian Federation), while Inner Mongolia (内蒙古; Nèi Měnggǔ) is an autonomous region of the People's Republic of China. The name reflects a Sinocentric perspective that takes the northern part of Mongolia as "outer", while the southern portion, closer to the Chinese capital, is regarded as "inner". The Chinese "inner" portion currently contains 90% of the population of overall "Mongolia" (but only 43% of the land area). The Republic of China (Taiwan) has not officially renounced sovereignty over Outer Mongolia. Tuva or Tyva (Russian: Республика Тыва [Тува], Respublika Tyva [Tuva]) (pop. ... The Tuva Republic (Russian: ; Tuvan: Тыва Республика) is a federal subject of Russia (a republic). ... Inner Mongolia (Mongolian: ᠥᠪᠦᠷ ᠮᠣᠨᠺᠤᠯᠤᠨ ᠥᠪᠡᠷᠲᠡᠺᠡᠨ ᠵᠠᠰᠠᠬᠤ ᠣᠷᠤᠨ r Mongghul-un bertegen Jasaqu Orun; Chinese: 内蒙古自治区; Hanyu Pinyin: N i Měnggǔ Z qū) is an Autonomous Region of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Sinocentrism is any ethnocentric perspective that regards China to be central or unique relative to other countries. ... National motto: None Official language Mandarin Chinese Capital and largest city Taipei President Chen Shui-bian Premier Frank Hsieh Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 138th 35,980 km² 2. ...


Outer Mongolia was a political division of the Qing Empire. It consisted of the following four provinces (ayimagh). The Qing Dynasty (Manchu: daicing gurun; Chinese: 清朝; pinyin: qīng cháo; Wade-Giles: ching chao), sometimes known as the Manchu Dynasty, was founded by the Manchu clan Aisin Gioro, in what is today northeast China, expanded into China proper and the surrounding territories of Inner Asia, establishing... This article is about political regions. ...

  1. Chechen Khan Province (Chechen Khan Ayimagh, Tsetsen Han Aymag)
  2. Töshiyetü Khan Province (Töshiyetü Khan Ayimagh, Tusheet Han Aymag)
  3. Sayin Noyan Province (Sayin Noyan Ayimagh, Sayn Noyon Aymag)
  4. Jasaghtu Khan Province (Jasaghtu Khan Ayimagh, Zasagt Han Aymag)

(ordered from east to west)


Javzandamba Khutagt was the spiritual leader of Outer Mongolia.


The term "Outer Mongolia" is sometimes used in western slang to denote a stereotypically remote place.


See also


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Mongolia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1208 words)
Mongolia (Khalkh Mongol: Монгол Улс) is a landlocked nation in central Asia, bordered by Russia to the north and the People's Republic of China to the south.
The 18th largest country in the world by area, Mongolia has very little arable land: much of its area is grassland, with mountains in the north and west and the Gobi Desert in the south.
In the 13th century, Mongolia was the center of the Mongol Empire, the largest contiguous land empire in world history.
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