Official name - Kyrgyz Republic
Beautiful mountainous country in the heart of Central Asia. Land of history, nomads, ancient warriors, high mountains, snow peaks, rivers, lakes, best Central Asian food, kind people and many possibilities to spend your time here like nowhere else!
Homeland of worldwide famous writer Chingiz Aitmatov.
Interesting mix of modern cities and amazing virgin nature also has many sightseeings and ancient places. Some of them left as a heritage of The Great Silk Road. Also it was a part of USSR and you can see it some architecture of old buildings. This small country has history since 2000 years. By this period of time were many influences by different cultures. Nowadays is a great, wonderful and safe place to visit.
Kyrgyzstan is a visa free regime (44 countries for 60 days) country which makes it more attractive for travellers.
See more detailed information about Kyrgyz Republic on wikipedia
Kyrgyzstan officially the Kyrgyz Republic, formerly known as Kirghizia, is a country located in Central Asia.
Landlocked and mountainous, Kyrgyzstan is bordered by Kazakhstan to the north, Uzbekistan to the west, Tajikistan to the south west and China to the east.
Its capital and largest city is Bishkek.
Kyrgyzstan's history spans over 2,000 years, encompassing a variety of cultures and empires. Although geographically isolated by its highly mountainous terrain – which has helped preserve its ancient culture – Kyrgyzstan has historically been at the crossroads of several great civilizations, namely as part of the Silk Road and other commercial and cultural routes.
Though long inhabited by a succession of independent tribes and clans, Kyrgyzstan has periodically come under foreign domination and attained sovereignty as a nation-state only after the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991.
Since independence, Kyrgyzstan has officially been a unitary parliamentary republic.
Kyrgyzstan is a member of the Commonwealth of Independent States, the Eurasian Economic Union, the Collective Security Treaty Organization, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, the Turkic Council, the TÜRKSOY community and the United Nations.
Ethnic Kyrgyz make up the majority of the country's 6 million people, followed by significant minorities of Uzbeks and Russians.
The official language, Kyrgyz, is closely related to the other Turkic languages, although Russian remains widely spoken, a legacy of a century-long policy of Russification. The majority of the population (64 percent) are nondenominational Muslims. In addition to its Turkic origins, Kyrgyz culture bears elements of Persian, Mongolian, and Russian influence.
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