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History of the Yurt

Thought to originate from central Asia and becoming synonymous with the Mongolian steppes the yurt or Ger has become indigenous to a number of countries as far West as Turkey and with variations in design that have evolved over some 3,000 years.

History of the yurtAny design that has evolved over such a long period is hard to beat. Light weight and portable for a nomadic lifestyle (a useful prerequisite for a movable tent) it is also robust, providing permanent shelter in some of the harshest environments.