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.

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

is the second largest city in Kyrgyzstan, located in the in the south of the country and often referred to as the "capital of the south". 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.


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.


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