|Centre of sum:||Orkhontuul , 250 km located from Sukhbaatar.|
Orkhontuul is a sum (district) of Selenge Province in northern Mongolia. Orkhontuul soum was the center of the Jujan Empire in the 3rd century BC and AD IV-III AD. Since then, the Orkhontuul sum of Selenge aimag was the easternmost province of Ugodei province and the Amgalan sum of Tusheet Khan aimag, 1921-1931, named Bulgan shiree mountain of Bogd Khan Uul Province and Orkhontuul sum of Selenge aimag in 1931.
In the southwestern part of Selenge province:
- 240 km from Ulaanbaatar,
- 250 km from the province center.
It is bordered by Buregkhangai, Orkhon aimag, Tuv province, Jargalant, Zaamar and Baruun-Undur soums of Selenge province and Orkhon sum.
Nature and geography is the grass steppe in the northern steppe zone of Mongolia, as well as the forest-steppe zone, with a unique environment and ecological environment.
It is covered in dehydrated and cool regions and is subjected to a subtropical zone of lowland valleys in the soil zone.
- Average January temperature -28 ° C
- Average July temperature + 19 ° C
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