Dornod (Mongolian: ??????, actually "the East") is the easternmost of the 21 aimags (regions) of Mongolia. Its capital is Choibalsan. Halh are the ethnic greater part of the Dornod aimag, yet Buryat ethnic gathering is 22.8% of populace add up to (17,196 in 2000, enumeration) moved in the north-eastern entireties of Dashbalbar, Tsagaan-Ovoo, Bayan-Uul, Bayandun and aimag capital Choibalsan. There are a few little ethnic gatherings: Barga (populates Gurvanzagal and Hölönbuir wholes), Uzemchin (are available in Sergelen, Bayantümen, Bulgan, Chuluunhoroot aggregates and Choibalsan city), Hamnigan ethnic gathering (Bayan-Uul and Tsagaan-Ovoo sums). History The aimag was made amid the regulatory rearrangement of 1941 with the name of Choibalsan, after the comrade pioneer Khorloogiin Choibalsan. The capital, which beforehand had been called Bayan Tümen, likewise got the name Choibalsan. In 1963, the aimag was given the present name Dornod. Transportation The Choibalsan International Airport (COQ/ZMCD) has one cleared runway, and is served by general flights to Ulaanbaatar.