Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan, formally the Kyrgyz Republic, is a country of incredible natural beauty and proud nomadic traditions. Annexed by in 1876, it achieved independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.

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, formerly Pishpek and Frunze, is the capital and largest city of Kyrgyzstan. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Ysyq-Köl Region is one of the regions of Kyrgyzstan. Photo: HylgeriaK, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in the of Kyrgyzstan. Photo: Jjtkk, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the largest region of Kyrgyzstan. It is located in the east of the country and… Photo: Ondřej Žváček, CC BY 2.5.

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The is a region in the southwest of Kyrgyzstan. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

occupy the northern and northwest parts of Kyrgyzstan, north of the and south of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Kyrgyzstan

Latitude of center
41.607° or 41° 36' 25.2" north
Longitude of center
74.751° or 74° 45' 3.6" east
Population
5,540,000
Elevation
1850 metres (6070 feet)
Capital
Area
198,500 km² (76,641 miles²)
Currency
Som (KGS)
Phone code
996
Internet domain
.kg
Open­Street­Map ID
node 1700777271
Geo­Names ID
1527747
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Kirgizistan
  • Abkhazian: Ҟырҕызсҭан
  • Abkhazian: Ҟырӷызсҭан
  • Achinese: Kyrgyzstan
  • Adyghe: Кыргызстан
  • Afar: Qırg'ızstan
  • Afrikaans: Kirgisië
  • Akan: Kɛɛgestan
  • Albanian: Kirgistan
  • Albanian: Kirgistani
  • Albanian: Kirgizistani
  • Amharic: ኪርጊስታን
  • Amharic: ኪርጊዝስታን
  • Arabic: Kirguistan
  • Arabic: قرغيزستان
  • Arabic: قرغيزيا
  • Arabic: قيرغيزستان
  • Aragonese: Kirguisistán
  • Aragonese: Kirguizistán
  • Armenian: Կիրգիզստան
  • Armenian: Ղրղզստան
  • Arpitan: Kirguizistan
  • Arpitan: Quirguizistan
  • Assamese: কিৰগিজস্তান
  • Asturian: Kirguistán
  • Awadhi: किर्गिजस्तान
  • Azerbaijani: Kırqızstan
  • Azerbaijani: Qırğızıstan
  • Bambara: Kirigizisitaŋ
  • Bashkir: Ҡырғыҙстан
  • Basque: Kirgizistan
  • Bavarian: Kirgisistan
  • Belarusian: Кыргызстан
  • Belarusian: Кыргыская Рэспубліка
  • Belarusian: Кыргыстан
  • Belarusian: Кіргізія
  • Belarusian: Кіргістан
  • Bengali: কিরগিজস্তান
  • Bengali: কির্গিজিয়া
  • Bengali: কির্ঘিজস্তান
  • Bhojpuri: किर्गिज़स्तान
  • Bishnupriya: কিরগিজিস্তান
  • Bosnian: Kirgistan
  • Bosnian: Kirgizstan
  • Brahui: Kirģizistán
  • Breton: Kirgizstan
  • Breton: Kyrgyzstan
  • Bulgarian: Киргизия
  • Bulgarian: Киргизстан
  • Burmese: ကာဂျစ္စတန်နိုင်ငံ
  • Burmese: ခယ်ကစ်စတန်
  • Catalan: El Kirguizistan
  • Catalan: Kirguizistan
  • Catalan: Kirguizstan
  • Catalan: Quirguisistan
  • Catalan: República Kirguís
  • Cebuano: Kirgistan
  • Cebuano: Kyrgyzstan
  • Central Bikol: Kirgistan
  • Central Kurdish: قرغیزستان
  • Chavacano: Kirguizistán
  • Chechen: ГӀиргӀазойчоь
  • Chechen: Киргизи
  • Cherokee: ᎩᎵᏣᎢᏍ
  • Cherokee: ᎬᎩᏍᏔᏂ
  • Chinese: Kyrgyzstan
  • Chinese: 吉尔吉斯共和国
  • Chinese: 吉尔吉斯斯坦
  • Chinese: 吉爾吉斯
  • Chinese: 吉爾吉斯共和國
  • Chinese: 吉爾吉斯斯坦
  • Chuvash: Кăркăсстан
  • Chuvash: Киргизи
  • Cornish: Pow Kyrgys
  • Crimean Tatar: Qırğızistan
  • Croatian: Kirgistan
  • Czech: Kyrgyzstán
  • Danish: Kirgisistan
  • Dhivehi: ކިރިގިސްތާން
  • Dimli (individual language): Qırğızıstan
  • Dotyali: किर्गिजस्तान
  • Dutch: KG
  • Dutch: KGZ
  • Dutch: Kirgistan
  • Dutch: Kirgizistan
  • Dutch: Kirgizië
  • Dutch: Kirgizstan
  • Eastern Mari: Кыргызстан
  • Egyptian Arabic: كيرجيزستان
  • English: KGZ
  • English: Kirgizia
  • English: Kyrgyz Republic
  • English: kg
  • English: 🇰🇬
  • Erzya: Киргизия Мастор
  • Esperanto: Kirgizio
  • Esperanto: Kirgizistano
  • Esperanto: Kirgizujo
  • Estonian: Kirgiisi
  • Estonian: Kirgiisi Vabariik
  • Estonian: Kõrgõzstan
  • Ewe: Kirgizstan nutome
  • Ewe: Kyrgyzstan
  • Extremaduran: Quirguistán
  • Faroese: Kirgisia
  • Faroese: Kirgisistan
  • Faroese: Kirgistan
  • Fiji Hindi: Kyrgyzstan
  • Finnish: Kirgiisia
  • Finnish: Kirgisia
  • Finnish: Kirgisian tasavalta
  • Finnish: Kirgisistan
  • Finnish: Kirgisistanin tasavalta
  • Finnish: Kirgistan
  • French: KG
  • French: Kirghizie
  • French: Kirghizistan
  • French: Kirghizstan
  • French: la République kirghize
  • Fulah: Kirgistaan
  • Fulah: Kirgistan
  • Gagauz: Kırgızistan
  • Gagauz: Kırgızstan
  • Galician: Kirguizistán
  • Galician: Quirguicistán - Кыргыз Республикасы
  • Galician: Quirguicistán
  • Ganda: Kirigizisitaani
  • Georgian: ყირგიზეთი
  • German: Kirgisien
  • German: Kirgisistan
  • German: Kirgistan
  • Goan Konkani: किरगिझस्तान
  • Greek: Κιργιζία
  • Greek: Κιργιστάν
  • Guarani: Kirigitã
  • Guianese Creole French: Kirgizistan
  • Gujarati: કિર્ગિઝ ગણરાજ્ય
  • Gujarati: કિર્ગિઝ્સ્તાન
  • Gujarati: કીરગીઝસ્તાન
  • Haitian: Kigistan
  • Haitian: Kirgistan
  • Hakka Chinese: Kyrgyzstan
  • Hausa: Kaikikana
  • Hausa: Kirgistan
  • Hausa: Kirgizistan
  • Hausa: Kyrgystan
  • Hausa: Kyrgyzstan
  • Hawaiian: Kaikikana
  • Hebrew: קירגיזסטאן
  • Hebrew: קירגיזסטן
  • Hindi: किरगिजस्तान
  • Hindi: किर्गिज
  • Hindi: किर्गिज़तान
  • Hindi: किर्गिज़स्तान
  • Hungarian: Kirgiz Köztársaság
  • Hungarian: Kirgizisztán
  • Icelandic: Kirgisistan
  • Icelandic: Kirgistan
  • Ido: Kirgizistan
  • Iloko: Kirgistan
  • Inari Sami: Kirgisia
  • Inari Sami: Kirgisia täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Kirgizstan
  • Indonesian: Kyrgystan
  • Indonesian: Kyrgyzstan
  • Ingush: ГIиргIизстане
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Kirghizistan
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Kyrgyzistan
  • Interlingue: Kirgizistan
  • Irish: An Chirgeastáin
  • Italian: Chirghisia
  • Italian: Kirghizistan
  • Jamaican Creole English: Kiergistan
  • Japanese: キルギス
  • Japanese: キルギスタン
  • Japanese: キルギス共和国
  • Javanese: Kirgizstan
  • Kabardian: Къыргъызстэн
  • Kabyle: Kirgizistan
  • Kalmyk: Бурудин Орн
  • Kalmyk: Киргиз Орн
  • Kannada: ಕಿರ್ಗಿಸ್ಥಾನ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Qırg'ızstan
  • Kashubian: Kirgistan
  • Kazakh: Qyrǵyz Respýblıkasy
  • Kazakh: Qyrǵyzstan
  • Kazakh: Кыргыз республикасы
  • Kazakh: Кыргызстан
  • Kazakh: Қырғыз Республикасы
  • Kazakh: Қырғыз республикасы
  • Kazakh: Қырғызстан
  • Khmer: កៀហ៊្សីស៊ីស្ថាន
  • Khmer: គៀរហ្គីស្តង់
  • Kikuyu: Kirigizistani
  • Kikuyu: Kyrgyzstan
  • Kinyarwanda: Kirigizisitani
  • Kirghiz: Kyrgyz Respublikasy
  • Kirghiz: Kyrgyzstan Respublikasy
  • Kirghiz: Кыргыз Республикасы, Kyrgyz Respublikasy
  • Kirghiz: Кыргыз Республикасы
  • Kirghiz: Кыргызстан
  • Komi: Кыргызстан
  • Kongo: Kirgizstan
  • Korean: 키르기스
  • Korean: 키르기스스탄
  • Kurdish: Qirgizistan
  • Kurdish: Qirgizîstan
  • Kurdish: قرغیزستان
  • Ladino: Kirgiztan
  • Ladino: Kirguztan
  • Lao: Kirgistan
  • Lao: ເດີກິດສະຖານ
  • Latin: Chirgisia
  • Latin: Kyrgyzstania
  • Latvian: Kirgizstāna
  • Latvian: Kirgīzija
  • Lezghian: Киргизия
  • Ligurian: Kirghizistan
  • Limburgan: Kirgizië
  • Lingala: Kigizisitá
  • Lingala: Kirghizistáni
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Cirgistan
  • Literary Chinese: 吉爾吉斯
  • Lithuanian: Kirgizija
  • Lithuanian: Kirgiztanas
  • Livvi: Kirgizii
  • Lombard: Kirghizistan
  • Low German: Kirgisien
  • Lower Sorbian: Kirgiziska
  • Luba-Katanga: Kigizisita
  • Luxembourgish: Kirgisistan
  • Macedo-Romanian: Kirghistan
  • Macedonian: Киргистан
  • Macedonian: Кургистан
  • Madurese: Kirgizstan
  • Maithili: किर्गिजस्तान
  • Malagasy: Kiordistan
  • Malagasy: Kirgizistana
  • Malay: Kyrgyzstan
  • Malayalam: കിര്‍ഗിസ്ഥാന്‍
  • Malayalam: കിർഗ്ഗിസ്ഥാൻ
  • Maltese: Kirgistan
  • Maltese: Kirġiżistan
  • Maltese: Repubblika Kirgiża
  • Manx: Yn Chyrgistaan
  • Marathi: किरगिझस्तान
  • Marathi: किर्गिझस्तान
  • Mazanderani: قرقیزستون
  • Min Dong Chinese: Kyrgyzstan
  • Min Nan Chinese: Kyrgyzstan
  • Minangkabau: Kirgizstan
  • Mingrelian: ყირგიზეთი
  • Moksha: Киргиз мастор
  • Mongolian: Киргиз
  • Mongolian: Кыргызстан
  • Moroccan Arabic: كيرغيستان
  • Moroccan Arabic: كيرݣيستان
  • Nauru: Kirgitan
  • Navajo: Atsá Bee Ndaalzheehii Bikéyah
  • Nepali: किर्गिजस्तान
  • Nepali: किर्गिस्तान
  • Nepali: किर्गिस्थान
  • Nepali: कीर्गीस्तान
  • Newari: कीर्गीस्तान
  • North Ndebele: Kyrgyzstan
  • Northern Frisian: Kirgistaan
  • Northern Frisian: Kirgistan
  • Northern Luri: قرقیزستان
  • Northern Sami: Kirgisia
  • Northern Sami: Kirgisia dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Kirgisistan
  • Northern Sami: Kirgisistana dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Kirgisistan dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Kirgisistan
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Den kirgisiske republikk
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kirgisistan
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kirgisistan
  • Novial: Kirgistan
  • Occitan (post 1500): Quirguizstan
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܩܝܪܓܝܙܣܛܐܢ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Cirgisstan
  • Oriya: କିରଗିଜସ୍ତାନ
  • Oriya: କିର୍ଗିଜିସ୍ଥାନ
  • Oromo: Kirgistaan
  • Ossetian: Хъиргъиз
  • Pali: किरगिस्थान
  • Pampanga: Kirgistan
  • Pampanga: Kyrgyzstan
  • Panjabi: ਕਿਰਗਿਜ਼ਸਤਾਨ
  • Papiamento: Kirguistan
  • Persian: قرقیزستان
  • Piemontese: Kirghizistan
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Kergistaan
  • Polish: Kirgistan
  • Polish: Kirgistanie
  • Portuguese: Quirguistão
  • Portuguese: Quirguizistão
  • Portuguese: Quirguízia
  • Portuguese: República Quirguiz
  • Pushto: قرغزستان
  • Quechua: Kirkisuyu
  • Romanian: Kirghizia
  • Romanian: Kârgâzstan
  • Romanian: Кыргызстан
  • Romansh: Kirghisistan
  • Rundi: Kirigisitani
  • Russia Buriat: Кыргызстан
  • Russian: Киргизия
  • Russian: Киргизская Республика
  • Russian: Киргизстан
  • Russian: Кыргызская Республика
  • Russian: Кыргызской Республики
  • Russian: Кыргызстан
  • Rusyn: Кірґістан
  • Sakizaya: Kurgyzstan
  • Samoan: Kyrgyzstan
  • Samogitian: Kirgizija
  • Samogitian: Kirgėzėja
  • Samogitian: Kirkizėjė
  • Sango: Kirigizitùaan
  • Sanskrit: किरगिस्थान
  • Santali: ᱠᱤᱨᱜᱤᱡᱽᱥᱛᱟᱱ
  • Saraiki: کرغزستان
  • Sardinian: Kirgizistàn
  • Scots: Kyrgyzstan
  • Scottish Gaelic: Cìorgastan
  • Serbian: Kirgistan
  • Serbian: Киргизија
  • Serbian: Киргизстан
  • Serbian: Киргистан
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kirgistan
  • Shan: မိူင်းၵႃႇၵိတ်ႇသတၼ်ႇ
  • Shan: မိူင်းၵႃႇၵိတ်ႈသတၼ်ႇ
  • Shona: Kyrgyzstan
  • Sicilian: Kirghizistan
  • Silesian: Kirgistan
  • Sindhi: ڪِرگزِستانُ
  • Sinhala: කීර්ගිස්තානය
  • Skolt Sami: Kirgisia
  • Skolt Sami: Kirgisia tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Kirgizsko
  • Slovenian: Kirgizija
  • Slovenian: Kirgizistan
  • Somali: Kirgistaan
  • Somali: Kirgistan
  • Somali: Qargistan
  • South Azerbaijani: قیرغیزیستان
  • South Azerbaijani: قیرقیزیستان
  • Spanish: Kirgizistán
  • Spanish: Kirguisia
  • Spanish: Kirguistan
  • Spanish: Kirguistán
  • Spanish: Kirguizistan
  • Spanish: Kirguizistán
  • Spanish: Republica Kirguisa
  • Spanish: República Kirguisa
  • Sranan Tongo: Kirgisikondre
  • Sundanese: Kirgistan
  • Swahili: Kirgizia
  • Swahili: Kirigizistani
  • Swati: IKhirigi
  • Swedish: Kirgizistan
  • Swedish: Republiken Kirgizistan
  • Swiss German: Kirgisie
  • Swiss German: Kirgisistan
  • Tagalog: Kyrgyzstan
  • Tajik: kg
  • Tajik: Қирғизистон
  • Tajik: Ҷумҳурии Қирғизистон
  • Tajik: 🇰🇬
  • Tamil: கிர்கிசுத்தான்
  • Tamil: கிர்கிஸ்தான்
  • Tatar: Кыргызстан
  • Telugu: కిర్గిజిస్తాన్
  • Telugu: కిర్గిజ్‌స్తాన్
  • Telugu: కిర్జిస్తాన్
  • Tetum: Kirgizistaun
  • Thai: คีร์กิซสถาน
  • Thai: คีร์กีซสถาน
  • Thai: ประเทศคีร์กีซสถาน
  • Tibetan: ཀེ་རེ་གེཛུ་སུཏེན།
  • Tibetan: ཁིར་གིཛ་སྟཱན།
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Kekisiteni
  • Tosk Albanian: Kirgisistan
  • Tumbuka: Kyrgyzstan
  • Tunisian Arabic: قيرغيزستان
  • Turkish: Kırgızistan
  • Turkmen: Gyrgyzystan
  • Tuvinian: Киргизия
  • Tuvinian: Кыргыстан
  • Udmurt: Киргизия
  • Uighur: قىرغىزىستان
  • Ukrainian: Киргизстан
  • Ukrainian: Киргізстан
  • Upper Sorbian: Kirgiska
  • Upper Sorbian: Kirgizistan
  • Urdu: کرغزستان
  • Urdu: کرغستان
  • Urdu: کرغیزستان
  • Uzbek: Qirgʻiziston
  • Veps: Kirgizstan
  • Vietnamese: Cư-rơ-gư-xtan
  • Vietnamese: Ka-dắc-xtan (Kyrgyzstan)
  • Vietnamese: Kyrgyzstan
  • Volapük: Kirgistän
  • Volapük: Kirgisän
  • Võro: Kõrgõstan
  • Walloon: Kirgizistan
  • Waray (Philippines): Kirguistan
  • Welsh: Cirgistan
  • Welsh: Kyrgyzstan
  • Western Balochi: قرگیزستان
  • Western Frisian: Kirgyzje
  • Western Panjabi: کرغیزستان
  • Wolof: Kirgistaan
  • Wu Chinese: 吉尔吉斯斯坦
  • Yakut: Кыргыстаан
  • Yiddish: קירגיזסטאן
  • Yoruba: Kirgistani
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Kuriṣisitani
  • Yue Chinese: 吉爾吉斯
  • Zeeuws: Kirhizië
  • Zhuang: Kyrgyzstan
  • Zulu: i-Kyrgyzstan
  • Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic
  • Kirgiz Soviet Socialist Republic
  • Kirgizskaya Respublika
  • Kirgizskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika
  • Kyrgyzskaya Respublika
  • Quirguiztan
  • Republic of Kyrgyzstan
  • ГӀиргӀизстане
  • කිර්ගිස්තානය
  • 吉尔吉克斯坦

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