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About Kyrgyzstan

Geography

The total area of the Kyrgyzstan is about 198,500 square kilometers. The national territory extends about 900 kilometers from east to west and 410 kilometers from north to south. Kyrgyzstan is bordered on the southeast by China, on the north and west by Kazakhstan, and on the south and west by Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. Continue reading…

History

The first traces of human activity on the territory of Kyrgyzstan goes back to the early Paleolithic period. The first mark of its time was a monument of stone tools found by A.P.Okladnikovym in 1953 in the Central Tien Shan, on the left bank of the River On-Archa. The technique that was used on these tools indicates that they were made about 300 thousand years ago. A similar tool making technique was found in Khoja Bakyrgan-Sai in the south of Kyrgyzstan. Continue reading…

Economy

The Kyrgyz Republic is rich in natural resources, has a high level of public education, enjoys a geographically favorable location, and is characterized by a mild climate. The country has a vast potential for the development of industrial production, hydro power sector, agriculture, and tourism. Being a democratic nation, the Kyrgyz Republic promotes a convergent system of economy based upon such key principles as free entrepreneurship, a free pricing system, free competition, and state regulation. Continue reading…

Tourism

The Kyrgyz Republic has unique potential for travel and leisure for tourists. International experts in the field of tourism note a wonderful combination of cultural and natural heritage. Kyrgyzstan – a mountainous country, with more than 90 percent of the territory at a height of 1000 m above the sea level. The highest mountain peaks after the Himalayas and Pamir are located in Kyrgyzstan, such as Pobeda Peak (7439 m/24,406 ft) and Lenin Peak (7134 m/23,405 ft), as well as one of the longest glaciers on earth – Enilchek. Continue reading…

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