Mauriac is a commune of central France, capital of an arrondissement in the département of Cantal, in the Auvergne, and 39 miles (63 km) north-northwest of Aurillac by rail. Mauriac, built on the slope of a volcanic hill, has a medieval church, and the buildings of an old abbey now used as public offices and dwellings; the town owes its origin to the abbey, which originated from a 6th century foundation.
Salers is a commune in the Cantal département in south-central France. It is famous for the Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée (AOC) cheeses Cantal and Salers. It is also famous for the Salers breed of cattle that originated in this commune. It was pillaged by Rodrigo de Villandrando in the late 1430s, during the final phase of the Hundred Years' War.
Pierrefort is a French commune, situated on a southern slope in the department of Cantal in the region of Auvergne. It is approximately 130 km (81 mi) from Clermont Ferrand and 30 km (19 mi) from Saint-Flour
Damdin Sükhbaatar (February 2, 1893 - February 20, 1923) was a Mongolian military leader in the 1921 revolution. He is remembered as one of the most important figures in Mongolia's struggle for independence.