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Here under Kyrgyzstan, you will find travel information classified by city or region of Kyrgyzstan, as well as general information.

Kyrgyzstan, formally the Kyrgyz Republic, is sometimes known as Kirghizia. Kyrgyzstan has a population of 5 million, and a land area of 77,000 square miles (twice the size of Iceland; smaller than South Dakota).

There is no sea in Kyrgyzstan. The country is covered with mountains. Issyk Kul is the largest lake in Kyrgyzstan, and the second largest mountain lake in the world.



Islam is the main religion of Kyrgyzstan (75%).

KyrgyzstanA country of natural beauty and high mountains, Kyrgyzstan separated from the Soviet Union in 1991. In 2005, a popular revolt, started by allegations of government interference in parliamentary elections and encouraged by poverty and corruption, removed the former president, Askar Akayev, from power.

Jeti-ghz-Lake Issyk-Kul. At the bottom of the Jeti-ghz Canyon the travel attraction is an extraordinary formation of red sandstone cliffs.

Clashes between government forces and militants in areas on either side of Osh and in the Ferghana Valley happen often. The Batken Oblast region and the border with Uzbekistan are both mined.













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