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Mongolian Ger – A Study

I was at Pennsic all last week, and had the opportunity to take pictures of, and measure a real ger from Mongolia. The company (NYCMongol.com) was part of the merchants at Pennsic Marketplace. Below follows some notes, measurements, and photos.

Measurements

  • Overall Size – 20′ Diameter Ger (yurt)
  • 81 roof poles
  • 5 khana sections (wall sections)
  • Center Height – 93″ @ roof ring
  • Wall Height – 60″
  • Wall Angle ~ 100°
  • Khana Slats spacing – 6.5″ (tied at 13″)
  • Door Height – 60″
  • Door Width – 26.5″
  • Door Frame, both sides – 12″
  • Khana Slats Length – ~78″ – 80″ (full slat)
  • Khana slat dimension – 1.5″ x 0.5″
  • Roof Poles Length (uni) – ~96″
  • Roof Ring (toono) – 3.5″ x 3.5″ x 60″ inner diameter

Pictures