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Type Country, Political Subdivision & Region

Meaning & History

From Mongolian монгол (mongol), the name for the Mongolian people, possibly from монг (mong) meaning "brave". This the name of a region in eastern Asia, now divided between the country of Mongolia (historically called Outer Mongolia) and the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia.
Other Languages & CulturesMongoliya(Bulgarian) Menggu(Chinese) Mongolië(Dutch) Mongolie(French) Mongolei(German) Mōko, Mouko(Japanese) Mongholiya(Kazakh) Monggo(Korean) Mongol(Mongolian) Mongólia(Portuguese) Mongoliya(Russian) Monholiya(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingMongólia
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