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Capital Cities beginning with U

Capital Cities beginning with U

Capital Cities beginning with U

This is a list of national capitals with their name beginning with the Letter U, There’s only one capital city with the name starting with the letter U.

Ulaanbaatar | Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar is the capital and most populous city of Mongolia. The municipality is located in north-central Mongolia at an elevation of about 1,300 metres in a valley on the Tuul River. The city was originally founded in 1639 as a nomadic Buddhist monastic centre, changing location 28 times, and was permanently settled at its current location in 1778. The city became the capital of the new Mongolian People’s Republic in 1924, its name was changed to Ulaanbaatar.

Human habitation at the site of Ulaanbaatar dates from the Lower Paleolithic, with a number of sites on Bogd Khan, Buyant-Ukhaa and Songinokhairkhan mountains, revealing tools which date from 300,000 years ago to 40,000–12,000 years ago. Ulaanbaatar is located at about 1,350 metres (4,430 ft) above mean sea level, slightly east of the centre of Mongolia on the Tuul River, a sub-tributary of the Selenge, in a valley at the foot of the mountain Bogd Khan Uul.

 

Capital Cities beginning with U
Capital Cities beginning with U

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