Province highlights & Places to go
Best trip to Darkhan Uul province is Darkhan city tour. Many restaurants, hotels are open all year around and local tour agencies offers many short trips to close distance or even far north to The Republic of Buryat, Russian Federation. Small and beautiful Darkhan city, yet to be discovered by everyone.
About Darkhan Uul province
Main town: Darkhan city
Territory: 3275 км²
Population: 91700 (2010)
Distance: 219 km from UB
Geography & Climate
Darhan belonged to the valley of Orkhon River and Selenge River, and is located at Burkhantiin khondii near Haraa River.
Industrial city Darkhan Uul was founded in 1961 and is the second largest industrial center of Mongolia. It is situated in the agricultural heartland of Mongolia and the major agricultural producer in Mongolia with rich resources for agricultural development. In the Kharaa River basin there are favorable natural climatic conditions for the cultivation of cereals, vegetables, and especially potatoes and although it is rich in gold, calcareous, coal, construction materials and such natural resources. It is well connected by the main railway system to Russia and China with a north-south railroad through Ulaanbaatar and Darkhan City. Recently paved roads connect Darkhan to Russia as well as Ulaanbaatar, the capital city, and Erdenet, the third largest city in Mongolia. Darkhan Uul is called “Youth city” and was awarded the “Clean city” from the World Health Organization. Tourists enjoy Morin khuur recreational complex which was awarded with Altan Gerege by the 800th anniversary of Mongolia and Mongolia Park in the fresh air under the blue sky and quiet environment. visit to one of the largest monasteries of Mongolia “Amarbayasgalant” which is located 30km far from the center.