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Kyrgyzstan is a small land-locked Central Asian country covering some 198,500 sq km. It is bordered by Kazakhstan to the north, Uzbekistan to the west, Tajikistan to the south-west and China to the south and south-east. The capital, Bishkek, is located close to the northern border.
Kyrgyzstan gained its independence from the former Soviet Union on 31 August 1991 and celebrates that day as its National Day.
Situated on the Tien-shan mountains, the republic is bordered on the east by China, on the west by Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, on the north by Kazakhstan and on the south by Tajikistan.
Kirghiz (of Turkic origin) official language Russian
Bishkek, Osh, Przhevalsk, Kyzyl-Kiya and Tokmak
Sarydzhaz, Naryn, Kyzylsu
Places to Visit
Bishkek, Osh, Tokmak, Kyzyl-Kiya
Bishkek International AirPort
ISD codes & International time