Selenge Aimag is Mongolia’s “land of rivers” with numerous rivers heading north to join the mighty Selenge river system, the trunk drainage feeding Lake Baikal. Selenge Aimag covers 41.200 square kilometers and has 103.000 inhabitants. The administrative center is Sukhbaatar city, near the confluence of the Selenge and Orkhon rivers, 626 meters above sea level, 311 kilometers from Ulaanbaatar.
Tujiin Nars is a beautiful pine forest. “Tujiin nars” means completely covered in forests (with pine). It has enjoyed state protection since 2002.
Amarbayasgalant Khiid is a beautiful monastery located north-west of the centre of Sant Soum in the valley of the Iven River. The monastery was erected in 1727 – 1736 in memory of Undur Gegeen Zanabazar, it has been protected in 1943 and was registered in the world’s cultural heritage by UNESCO in 1996. There are many different types of tomb.
Ulaanbaatar settled down in center of Sant soum in 1725 – 1729 and of Sant & Khashaat’s boundary, in 1720 – 1721 where the columns were erected there.