Üyench (Mongolian: Үенч) is a sum (district) of Khovd Province in western Mongolia. It is 305 km away from the city of Khovd.[1]

Üyench District
Үенч сум
ᠦᠶ᠋ᠡᠩᠴᠢᠰᠤᠮᠤ
CountryMongolia
ProvinceKhovd Province
Area
 • Total7,476 km2 (2,886 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+7 (UTC + 7)
Websitehttp://uyench.kho.gov.mn/

HistoryEdit

In 1968 a research team investigated 31 monuments dated to the Bronze and Early Iron Age near the border of Altai and Üyench sums.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Khovd Aimak Statistical Office. 1983-2008 Dynamics Data Sheet Archived 2011-07-22 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Colleoni, Aldo (2005). "Petroglyphs of Javkhlant Mountain: Mongolia". EUT. p. 16.

Coordinates: 46°03′49″N 92°02′03″E / 46.06361°N 92.03417°E / 46.06361; 92.03417