April 2, 2019, 5:19 p.m.

Previously known as “Namiin deed” (University of political parties), the area is now known for The Academy of governance. This region, which is located next to Zaisan, has become one of the most popular areas in town. Unlike Zaisan, this neighborhood is fully connected to the central water and heating systems, which makes this area more valuable and helps keep the utility costs reasonable comparing to areas, which are not connected to centralized infrastructure.

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The Academy of governance covers the area on the northside of Tuul river, 15th khoroo of Khan-Uul district. Zaisan locates on the south side, Marshall bridge is on the east side, Ulaanbaatar care center is on the west side and 120 thousand is on the northside of this neighborhood.


In the recent few years, the population of this neighborhood had been increasing significantly. In particular, the population of 15th khoroo of Khan-Uul district was 12 thousand in 2010 while the number of residents hit 23.8 thousand by the end of 2017. This makes 15th khoroo the most populated and has the highest number of households in Khan-Uul district. The number of households in this khoroo is 6846, which is 3 times more than the 1st khoroo (120 thousand) of Khan-Uul district.

According to the authorities’ of Khan-Uul district, there were 223 residential apartments, 67 privately-owned houses, 18 brand new buildings and 250 entities in this khoroo by August 2018. 

Because the neighborhood locates on the south side of UB, air pollution is less compared to other areas. In addition to this, the distance between the area to the center of town is quite short, which attracts construction companies to build new residential buildings. As the area has more and more residential complexes, the number of stores and malls are rapidly increasing as well.

Retail stores and health services

2 commercial centers that are located in the area are Gegeenten complex and Orgil supermarket. Moreover, a mall called Zaisan Star has just launched in this area. Many small stores, supermarkets, hairdressers or beauty centers operate mostly on the first floor of the residential buildings.

In Gegeenten center, there are many restaurants, cusines which include Korean, Chinese and Japanese. Caffe Bene coffee shop locates there as well. Trade and development bank has a branch at Gegeenten. At Orgil supermarket building, there are also a variety of shops, driving course, kids game centers, and Monos pharmacy.

You can also find historical sights in this neighborhood. Bogdkhan palace museum and Winter palace are in this area. If you want, you can bring your kids to Bogdkhan palace museum.

In terms of health care access, Intermed is the closest hospital from this neighborhood. In addition, Khan-Uul district hospital is not far.

School and kindergarten

Residents of 15th khoroo of Khan-Uul district can go to the school number 115 or a private school named Orgil which both locate in this neighborhood. Find contacts of schools HERE.

In the case of smaller children, you can take your kids to the kindergarten number 218. Contact the kindergarten HERE.

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