Mongolian President Elbegdorj has put his country on the Twitter map and maintains a personal and an institutional Twitter account. Other governmental accounts such as the account of the Prime Minister @pmoffice_mn, @zasagmn and the personal account of @SaikhanbilegCh are dormant. President Elbegdorj also stands out for his unusual choice of pictures on his Twitter profile and his Twitter feed.

Tweets from Mongolia leaders

President of Mongolia Цахиагийн ЭЛБЭГДОРЖ

The Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj has a personal account, tweeting predominantly in Mongolian and only occasionally in English. @Elbegdorj is quite conversational with 21% of replies. He makes a good use of pictures in his Twitter stream frequently shares pictures and videos of his international meetings, but also more unusual pictures of the president riding camels in the vast steppes of Mongolia. He even tweeted a picture of his children's shoes with the comment: "I wish every person has a clean footprint and a good name." The president has been on Twitter since 16 January 2011 and his team posts official news and with few tweets in English.

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Tsakhiagiin ELBEGDORJ, President of Mongolia | Монгол Улсын Ерөнхийлөгч | МОНГОЛ УЛСЫН ТӨЛӨӨ ЗҮТГЭЕ! |

Tweet analytics (as of April 2015)

Joined Twitter: 01/15/2011
Language: Mongol
Status: Active
Tweets/day: 0.88
Retweets: 21%
Mentions/Tweet: 0.26
Replies/Tweet: 0.21
Tweets retweeted: 66%
Most mentioned @elbegdorj (11), @Saruul23 (7), @mglbayas (6), @NTuvshinbayar (6), @BattulgaKh (5), @badruul8 (5), @SugarbatGalsan (5), @BuyandelgerS (4), @tv1mongolia (4), @gerltuchral (4).
Average of retweets 40

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President of Mongolia President's Office

@TS_elbegdorj is the institutional account of the office of President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, which was set up in November 2012 and informs about the presidential activities. The administration tweets mainly in Mongol, with occasional tweets in English in capital letters linking to his speeches. The account is dormant since 2 January 2015.

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President's Office


Монгол Улсын Ерөнхийлөгчийн Тамгын газар | Office of the President of Mongolia

Tweet analytics (as of April 2015)

Joined Twitter: 11/22/2012
Language: Mongol
Status: Dormant since 02.01.2015
Tweets/day: 0.52
Retweets: 21%
Mentions/Tweet: 0.05
Replies/Tweet: 0.02
Tweets retweeted: 61%
Most mentioned @elbegdorj (7), @ts_elbegdorj (4), @01mgl (1), @Dashdorj_P (1), @tsolbayard (1), @Metamorphoser (1), @Tseg5 (1), @GanbaatarA (1), @sarodgerel (1), @taraa_zaraa (1).
Average of retweets 8

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Government of Mongolia PM's office

The Twitter account of the prime minister’s office is dormant since 13 October 2014. Before that it shared the activities of former Prime Minister Norovyn Altankhuyag (@altankhuyag_mn), including a variety of pictures of his meetings and speeches. The account tweets mainly in Mongolian and sometimes in Russian, but also posts in English.

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PM's office


Ерөнхий сайдын ажлын алба

Peer connections (as of April 2015)

Tweet analytics (as of April 2015)

Joined Twitter: 01/15/2013
Language: Mongol
Status: Dormant since 13.10.2014
Tweets/day: 0.34
Retweets: 9%
Mentions/Tweet: 0.25
Replies/Tweet: 0.05
Tweets retweeted: 38%
Most mentioned @altankhuyag_mn (32), @BattulgaKh (4), @Temuujin_Kh (3), @boldlu (3), @OtgonbayarT (3), @bnergui01 (2), @ganaa_gts (2), @batzayased (1), @Altanshagai1 (1), @sonompil_m (1).
Average of retweets 3

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Foreign Minister of Mongolia Purevsuren Lundeg

Mongolia’s Foreign Minister Luvsanvandan Bold is on Twitter since 22 October 2009 and he is a keen follower of the British @PremierLeague occasionally tweeting about football. The foreign minister tweets mainly in Mongolian, and two-thirds of his tweets are retweets often from media accounts including automatic Google alerts. The account regularly shares pictures of the minister’s bilateral meetings. @PurevsurenL is not yet well connected to his peers.

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Purevsuren Lundeg


Гадаад хэргийн сайд Foreign

Tweet analytics (as of April 2015)

Joined Twitter: 06/08/2012
Language: Mongol
Status: Active
Tweets/day: 3.10
Retweets: 68%
Mentions/Tweet: 0.20
Replies/Tweet: 0.10
Tweets retweeted: 15%
Most mentioned @SPIEGELONLINE (42), @altanalim (27), @qz (26), @Diplomat_APAC (19), @ADelgersaikhan (19), @OBatbayar (13), @batzorig2012 (10), @rianru (10), @asianews4 (9), @jagaasport (9).
Average of retweets 4

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Foreign Ministry of Mongolia ГХЯ

Mongolia’s Foreign Ministry has set up two Twitter accounts in Mongol (@MongolDiplomacy) and in English (@MFAMongolia_eng). Both accounts share official announcements and statements from its website. On average the accounts post once every day. Previously the account also retweeted tweets of President @elbegdorj and former Prime Minister Batbold Sukhbaatar @BatboldSukh. The foreign ministry in Ulan Bataar uses the English account to make connection with its peers, unilaterally following 51 and mutually following 37 other foreign ministries.

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For tweets in English please follow @MFA_Mongolia

Tweet analytics (as of April 2015)

Joined Twitter: 05/18/2010
Language: Mongol/Russian/English
Status: Active
Tweets/day: 0.73
Retweets: 26%
Mentions/Tweet: 0.05
Replies/Tweet: 0.01
Tweets retweeted: 31%
Most mentioned @boldlu (10), @Badrals (5), @ShareThis (3), @MFAMongolia_eng (3), @elbegdorj (3), @newsGoGomn (2), @mforeignaffairs (2), @magnai21 (2), @ITTLLDC (2), @OyunMP (1).
Average of retweets 2

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