|Center:||Barun-Urt , located 346 miles (557 km.) from Ulaanbaatar.|
|Ethnic group:||Dariganga, Khalkh and Uzemchin|
Sukhbaatar aimag is situated in the eastern part of Mongolia. The territory is hilly, predominantly steppe. The highest mountains are Shiliin Bogd (5,830 feet /1.777 m) and Munkh Khan (5,249 feet /1.600 m). Basalt covering of dead volcanos stretches as far as 3,861 square miles (10.000 sq. km) in the South - East of Sukhbaatar aimag.
In the province there are 220 dead volcanos, such as Shiliin Bogda, Zotolkhan, Altan ovoo, Ayabadar, Asgat, Senjitiin Undur, Dosh, Ganga, Tsagaan ovoo and Nart. 20 springs are found in the territory of the aimag, such as Dalai bulag, Arnuur, Talbulag, Dashin and Ereen tolgoi. Lakes of Ganga nuur, Duut, Dosh are popular destinations. North and north - western part of the territory has brown soil, and the soil of the eastern part is pale, and brown. The southern part of the territory is sand deserts, with Moltsog sand dunes stretching for miles (96 square miles /248 sq. km), Ongon sand (49 square miles /128 sq. km), and Suuj sand. The South of the territory is semi-desert, and other parts of the territory is mainly steppe. The aimag is rich in white antelopes. Running animals resemble a yellow wave. The horn of male antelope was awarded gold medal at the Turin International Hunting exhibition. Of other animals there are foxes, corsas, wolves, marmots and wild cats.
By Intercity Bus. Buses leave daily from the Eastern Bus Terminal at 8AM in Ulaanbaatar. You need to buy a ticket a day or two in advance. The ticket is for an exact seat by number.By Intercity Bus. Buses leave daily from the Eastern Bus Terminal at 8AM and 2PM. The 8AM bus arrives in Baruun-Urt at 11PM. The Bus Terminal is about 10 km east of the center of Ulaanbaatar. Return buses leave at 8PM from Baruun-Urt. You need to buy a ticket a day or two in advance. The ticket is for an exact seat by number. Stops to eat on the way.
There are also shared jeeps leaving from Choibalsan and Ondorhaan daily.
Currently only one small airline flies to Baruun-Urt Airport (UUN IATA). The airport has a grass runway.