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Selenge (Mongolian: Сэлэнгэ) is one of the 21 aimags (provinces) of Mongolia, located in the north of the country. The name is derived from the Selenge river. The capital is Sükhbaatar.

Selenge Province

Сэлэнгэ аймаг
ᠰᠡᠯᠡᠩᠭᠡᠠᠶᠢᠮᠠᠭ
The Selenge River
Flag of Selenge Province
Flag
Coat of arms of Selenge Province
Coat of arms
Selenge in Mongolia.svg
Coordinates: 49°45′N 106°30′E / 49.750°N 106.500°E / 49.750; 106.500Coordinates: 49°45′N 106°30′E / 49.750°N 106.500°E / 49.750; 106.500
CountryMongolia
Established1934 (1934)
CapitalSükhbaatar
Area
 • Total41,152.63 km2 (15,889.12 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total108,768
 • Density2.6/km2 (6.8/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8
Area code(s)+976 (0)136
ISO 3166 codeMN-049
Vehicle registrationСЭ_
Websiteselenge.gov.mn

The province of Darkhan-Uul, and its capital Darkhan, is located as an enclave inside Selenge.

Administrative subdivisionsEdit

 
Sums of Selenge
The Sums of Selenge aimag[1]
Sum Mongolian Population
(2000)
Population
(2002)
Population
(2004)
Population
(2006)
Population
(2008)
Area (km²)[2] Density (/km²)
Altanbulag Алтанбулаг 3,489 4,003 3,783 4,255 4,545 2100.30 2.16
Baruunbüren Баруунбүрэн 2,939 2,430 2,430 2,378 2,702 2814.54 0.96
Bayangol Баянгол 5,391 5,015 4,264 4,512 5,028 1976.28 2.54
Javkhlant Жавхлант 1,767 1,921 1,838 1,704 1,827 1189.70 1.54
Khüder Хүдэр 1,799 1,772 1,838 1,936 2,078 2838.65 0.73
Khushaat Хушаат 1,406 1,679 1,946 1,654 1,585 2010.15 0.79
Mandal Мандал 23,964 22,645 22,864 22,975 23,646 4843.73 4.88
Orkhon Орхон 2,817 2,467 2,106 2,006 2,165 1306.27 1.66
Orkhontuul Орхонтуул 3,760 4,016 3,398 3,248 2,952 2940.83 1.00
Sant Сант 2,062 2,050 2,033 2,054 2,056 1387.06 1.48
Saikhan Сайхан 8,737 8,795 8,282 8,100 8,285 1311.87 6.32
Shaamar Шаамар 4,809 4,157 3,783 3,944 4,158 671.91 6.19
Sükhbaatar* Сүхбаатар 22,374 21,076 20,025 19,916 19,626 45.35 432.77
Tsagaannuur Цагааннуур 4,153 4,221 3,919 4,005 4,257 3814.72 1.12
Tüshig Түшиг 1,899 1,725 1,608 1,552 1,420 2492.82 0.57
Yeröö Ерөө 6,077 5,677 5,531 5,630 5,792 8203.51 0.71
Züünbüren Зүүнбүрэн 2,507 2,226 2,373 2,201 2,468 1204.94 2.05

* The aimag capital

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