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Kyrgyzstan (official the Kyrgyz Republic) is a landlocked country in central central Asia. It is bordered by Kazakhstan, the People's Republic of China, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan,

As of 2009, the population of the country was estimated as being 5,482,000. The country's capital and largest city is Bishkek, which, as of 2007, had an estimated population of about 1.25 million.

Kyrgyzstan Country Details


Country Name Kyrgyzstan
Political Status Country
Geographic Location Central Asia
Principal Languages
  • Kyrgyz
  • Russian
  • Capital Bishkek


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    Kyrgyzstan (Bradt Travel Guide)
    By Laurence Mitchell

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    Product Description:
    One of the most beautiful countries in the world, Kyrgyzstan has it all: glorious mountain scenery, a rich nomadic tradition, Silk Road monuments and thrilling wildlife. Author and seasoned traveler Laurence Mitchell is an expert in the country and in this fully updated edition details all the services and experiences on offer, including trekking, mountaineering, horse riding, historical sites, festivals and Kyrgyz culture. Of all the Central Asian ex-Soviet states, Kyrgyzstan is widely considered to be the least expensive and offer the best value for money. It is also by far the easiest to enter as visas are no longer required for most passport holders.
    Kyrgyzstan
    By Claudia Antipina

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    Released: 2007-03-27
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    Never before has a book of the costumes of the nomadic peoples of Central Asia been published in American or Western European literature. This lavishly illustrated volume features the work of eminent Russian anthropologist Claudia Antipina, who died in 1996 at the age of 92. Antipina was one of only a small number of Russian anthropologists who devoted their lives to research among the nomadic Kyrgyz, and she herself lived most of her life in Kyrgyzstan. The costumes and documentation in this volume represent a substantial body of research collected by Antipina during the years of her life in Kyrgyzstan, and have never before been published. The book is illustrated with the watercolor images by Temirbek Musakeev and the photographs of French/Argentinean photographer Rolando Paiva.
    Vacation Goose Travel Guide Bishkek Kyrgyzstan
    By Francis Morgan

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    Vacation Goose Travel Guide Bishkek Kyrgyzstan is an easy to use small pocket book filled with all you need for your stay in the big city. Top 50 city attractions, top 3 nightlife adventures, top 50 city restaurants, top 33 shopping centers, top 45 hotels, and more than a dozen monthly weather statistics. This travel guide is up to date with the latest developments of the city as of 2017. We hope you let this pocket book be part of yet another fun Bishkek adventure :)
    Kyrgyzstan History: Early History, The Soviet Union and Recent History, Society, The Economy, Government
    By Uzo Marvin

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    Kyrgyzstan history, from early civilization, the book includes Kyrgyzstan government system, Kyrgyzstan people, Kyrgyzstan politics, Kyrgyzstan culture, Kyrgyzstan tourism, Kyrgyzstan foreign relation. The modern nation of Kyrgyzstan is based on a civilization of nomadic tribes who moved across the eastern and northern sections of present-day Central Asia. In this process, they were dominated by, and intermixed with, a number of other tribes and peoples that have influenced the ultimate character of the Kyrgyz people. Stone implements found in the Tian Shan Mountains indicate the presence of human society in what is now Kyrgyzstan as many as 200,000 to 300,000 years ago. The first written records of a Kyrgyz civilization appear in Chinese chronicles beginning about 2000 B.C. The Kyrgyz, a nomadic people, originally inhabited an area of present-day northwestern Mongolia. In the fourth and third centuries B.C., Kyrgyz bands were among the raiders who persistently invaded Chinese territory and stimulated the building of the original Great Wall of China in the third century B.C. The Kyrgyz achieved a reputation as great fighters and traders. In the centuries that followed, some Kyrgyz tribes freed themselves from domination by the Huns by moving northward into the Yenisey and Baikal regions of present-day south-central Siberia
    Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan Map (English, German and Hungarian Edition)
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    Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan Map (English, German and Hungarian Edition)
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    This folded tourist and road map of Kazakhstan also includes the surrounding countries of Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The map features shaded-relief and elevation tinting. Major and minor roads are depicted along with railways, distance in kilometers, state boundaries (& disputed boundaries), airports, historical sites, point of interest, and natural features. Index of placenames is on reverse side of map. Legend in 5 languages: English, German, French, Russian, and Kazakh. Scale is 1:3 million.

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