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Choibalsan

 

(until 1921, San-Beise; until 1941, Baian-Tumen), a city in the eastern Mongolian People’s Republic, near the Chinese border, on the Kerulen River. Administrative center of Eastern Aimak. Population, 22,500 (1975). Choibalsan is connected by railroad with the Solov’evsk station of the Trans-Siberian Railroad in the USSR. It is a highway junction and is connected by air with Ulan Bator. Building materials are manufactured in Choibalsan, and the city has automotive-repair facilities. A milling combine, a meat-packing plant, and a wool-scouring plant are located there. Brown coal and fluorite (in Berkh) are mined in the area.

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Ash dragged a 120kg home-made trailer behind him all the way from the small settlement of Olggi, in the west, to the town of Choybalsan, in the east.
The course, designed by Tolme himself, covers over 1,300 miles, starting from Choybalsan and ending at Dund-Us, which means it covers the length and breadth of Mongolia, both Outer and Inner.
Ash dragged a 120kg home-made trailer behind him all the way from the small settlement of Olggi in the West to the town of Choybalsan in the East.