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Kyrgyzstan is a country in Central Asia. It has borders with China, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan. Its capital is Bishkek.

It was formerly part of the USSR. Its full name was Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic, and was commonly referred to as Kirghizia or Kirghiz SSR.

Official Country Name(s) (local)
coat of arms
(In Detail) (Full size)
National motto: Xxxxx
Official languages Kirghiz, Russian
Capital Bishkek
President Askar Akayev[?]
Prime Minister Nikolay Timofeyevich Tanayev[?]
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 85th
198,500 km²
 - Total (2000)
 - Density
Ranked 112th
 - Declared
 - Recognised
(Event Xxxx)
(August 31, 1991)
Currency Som[?]
Time zone UTC +5
National anthem Xxxxx
Internet TLD.KG
Calling Code996

Table of contents

History Main article: History of Kyrgyzstan

Politics Main article: Politics of Kyrgyzstan

Oblastlar Main article: Oblastlar of Kyrgyzstan[?]

Kyrgyzstan is divided into 6 oblastlar (singular - oblast) and 1 city* (singular - shaar):

Bishkek Shaary*, Chuy[?] Oblasty (Bishkek), Jalal-Abad[?] Oblasty, Naryn[?] Oblasty, Osh[?] Oblasty, Talas[?] Oblasty, Ysyk-Kol[?] Oblasty (Karakol)

Note: administrative divisions have the same names as their administrative centers (exceptions have the administrative center name following in parentheses).

Geography Main article: Geography of Kyrgyzstan

Places include: Kara-Su

Lake: Issyk Kul

Economy Main article: Economy of Kyrgyzstan

Demographics Main article: Demographics of Kyrgyzstan

Culture Main article: Culture of Kyrgyzstan[?]

DateEnglish NameLocal NameRemarks

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External Links

  1. http://www.centralasiannews.com
  2. http://www.centralasiatravel.com
  • CountryGuide (http://www.countryguide.com/):: Kyrgyzstan (http://www.countryguide.com/Kyrgyzstan/) --editor-maintained directory focused on travel planning and research.

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