Indigenous Group Kazakh (Also known as: Kazak, Qazaq)
Location Mongolia, Bayan-Olgiy Aimag, northwest Mongolia, mining communities east of the capital, and in far east around Choibalsan.
Estimated Population 182,000 (2001, SIL International)
Environment Desert / Mountain / Arid / Harsh
Lifestyle Nomadic
Subsistence Agriculture / Mining / Hunter / Animal Husbandry
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Kazakh
Altaic, Turkic, Western, Aralo-Caspian
Alternate names: Kazakhi, Qazaq, Qazaqi, Kazax, Kaisak, Kosach
Website URLs Ethnologue – Kazakh a language of Mongolia
Library of Congress Country Studies, Mongolia
Anthropology , Mongolia and More
Wikipedia - Kazakhs
Individual Advanced Research Opportunities program – Research ReportResearch Topic: One homeland or Two?: Territorialisation of identity and Repatriation decision among the Mongolian-Kazakh Diaspora.
Union of Mongolian Artists, National Costumes of the M.P.R.
Embassy of Mongolia
Info Hub – Western Mongolia Expeditions
NGOs Development of Intellect of Children
Mongolian NGO’s Online Network
Open Society Forum