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Mongolia, Province 2000 [Level 1, GIS]

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GEO1_MN2000 identifies the household’s province within Mongolia in 2000. Provinces are the first level administrative units of the country. A GIS map (in shapefile format), corresponding to GEO1_MN2000 can be downloaded from the GIS Boundary files page in the IPUMS International web site.

The full set of geography variables for Mongolia can be found in the IPUMS International Geography variables list. For cross-national geographic analysis on the first and second major administrative level of any country refer to GEOLEV1, and GEOLEV2. More information on IPUMS-International geography can be found here.

Comparability — General

Provinces with populations less than 20,000 (based on the most recent sample year) were regionalized (combined) with neighboring provinces to create units with populations greater than 20,000.

Confidentiality issues:

  • Govisumber is combined with Dornogovi for confidentiality reasons.


  • All households


  • Mongolia: 2000