- Global Voices - https://globalvoices.org -

Mongolia: Chingis-Mania

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Mongolia

Thomo discusses the news that the city council of Mongolia's capital, Ulaanbaatar, is considering renaming the city in honor of Chingis Khan [1]. He notes that the mania for naming things after the Great Khan gives the incorrect impression that all the country has to offer is its imperial past.