General info

General info

The country of the Kyrgyz Republic practices a governmental system of governing. The name of the president is Almazbek Atambaev. The country declared its independence on August 31, 1991 splitting from the USSR. It took place in North- Eastern part of Central Asia. It borders on the states like Kazakhstan, China, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. The area comprises 196 sq km and 93 % of it is above 1500 meters. The uppermost point makes 7439 m and known as Peak Pobeda while the lowest is 401 m in Fergana valley. The capital is the city of Bishkek with the population of more than 5 million people. The main cities in Kyrgyzstan are Bishkek (capital), Cholpon Ata, Karakol, Osh, Naryn, Jalal Abad and Talas. The languages spoken in Kyrgyzstan are Kyrgyz and Russian languages. The main ethnicities are Kyrgyz (58.7%), Russian (16.2%), Uzbek (14.3%), Ukrainian (1.8%), Tatars (1.2%), other nationalities (7.2%): German, Kazakh, Korean, Uigur, Tajik, Dungan.

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