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{{About|the city in Bulgan Province, Mongolia||Bulgan (disambiguation){{!}}Bulgan}}







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History

Bulgan was founded in 1938.Marion Wisotzki: Mongolei. Berlin 2010, S. 220

Sights

A former military point in the south of Bulgan, which was founded in 1921, was transformed into a museum. One of its buildings, which was used as a shop before 1921, dates from 1668.Michael Kohn: Mongolia. London 2008, S. 146.There is another sightworthy museum in the center of town. Its most interesting part is a display on Mongolia's first man in space, J. Gurragchaa, who was born in Bulgan Aimag in 1947.The mausoleum of Khatanbaatar Magsarjav, a national hero who liberated the Mongolian town of Khovd from the Chinese in 1912, can be seen on a hill in the southwest of Bulgan.Marion Wisotzki: Mongolei. Berlin 2010, S. 221
Dashchoinkhorlon Khiid is a monastery rebuilt in 1992. The former monastery, Bangiin Khuree which had been inhabited by about 1000 monks, was destroyed by order of Khorloogiin Choibalsan in 1937.

Nature Reserve

Uran Togoo Tulga Nature Reserve (1600 hectare), about 60 km west of Bulgan, is famous for its extinct volcanoes, e.g. Uran Uul.

Transportation

The Bulgan Airport (UGA/ZMBN) has one unpaved runway and is served by regular flights to Ulaanbaatar, Khovd, and Mörön.Bulgan is linked to Erdenet and to Ulaanbaatar by a paved road.

Climate

Bulgan experiences a subarctic climate (Köppen climate classification Dwc) with mild summers and severely cold winters. Precipitation is very low, but significantly higher in summer than at other times of the year. Winters are very dry, although some snowfall occurs around April and October.{{Weather box|location = Bulgan|metric first = Yes|single line = Yes|Jan record high C = 6.9|Feb record high C = 11.5|Mar record high C = 17.9|Apr record high C = 27.2|May record high C = 35.7|Jun record high C = 34.0|Jul record high C = 33.5|Aug record high C = 31.4|Sep record high C = 29.0|Oct record high C = 24.4|Nov record high C = 14.0|Dec record high C = 10.9|Jan high C = -12.4|Feb high C = -9.2|Mar high C = 0.7|Apr high C = 9.7|May high C = 18.0|Jun high C = 22.1|Jul high C = 22.7|Aug high C = 21.1|Sep high C = 16.1|Oct high C = 8.3|Nov high C = -2.7|Dec high C = -10.4|Jan mean C = -20.5|Feb mean C = -18.1|Mar mean C = -8.5|Apr mean C = 1.0|May mean C = 9.1|Jun mean C = 14.2|Jul mean C = 15.9|Aug mean C = 13.9|Sep mean C = 7.2|Oct mean C = -0.8|Nov mean C = -10.8|Dec mean C = -17.8|Jan low C = -26.5|Feb low C = -24.9|Mar low C = -16.2|Apr low C = -6.6|May low C = 0.1|Jun low C = 6.0|Jul low C = 9.5|Aug low C = 7.2|Sep low C = 0.3|Oct low C = -7.6|Nov low C = -17.4|Dec low C = -23.8|Jan record low C = −41.0|Feb record low C = -39.3|Mar record low C = −34.1|Apr record low C = -22.2|May record low C = -12.8|Jun record low C = -8.0|Jul record low C = -0.2|Aug record low C = -4.5|Sep record low C = -11.8|Oct record low C = -28.2|Nov record low C = −34.1|Dec record low C = −38.9|precipitation colour=green|Jan precipitation mm = 1.4|Feb precipitation mm = 2.0|Mar precipitation mm = 3.1|Apr precipitation mm = 10.9|May precipitation mm = 22.7|Jun precipitation mm = 52.6|Jul precipitation mm = 71.3|Aug precipitation mm = 63.8|Sep precipitation mm = 32.5|Oct precipitation mm = 12.4|Nov precipitation mm = 3.8|Dec precipitation mm = 1.9|Jan precipitation days = 0.4|Feb precipitation days = 0.5|Mar precipitation days = 1.3|Apr precipitation days = 3.0|May precipitation days = 4.0|Jun precipitation days = 8.4|Jul precipitation days = 12.9|Aug precipitation days = 10.4|Sep precipitation days = 4.9|Oct precipitation days = 2.9|Nov precipitation days = 1.3|Dec precipitation days = 0.7|source 1 =NOAA (1961-1990) WEB
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, Bulgan Climate Normals 1961-1990
, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
, January 13, 2013, |date=January 2011
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