Community of Democracies

The Community of Democracies (CD) was established on 27 June 2000 “to respect and uphold core democratic principles and practices,” including free and fair elections, freedom of speech and expression, equal access to education, the rule of law, and freedom of peaceful assembly.


Location: East Asia Official name: Mongolia Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1924 / 1924 Capital city: Ulan Bator Population: 2.7 million / 4 people per sq mile (2 people per sq km) Total land area: 604,247 square miles (1,565,000 square km) Language(s) spoken: Khalkha Mongolian (official language), Kazakh, Chinese, Russian … Read more