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Kyrgyzstan Facts

    • Name: Kyrgyzstan
      (long form) Kyrgyz Republic
    • Capital City: Bishkek (762,308 pop.)
    • Kyrgyzstan Population: 5,548,042 (2013 est.)
    • World Populations (all countries)
    • Currency: Kyrgyzstani som
      (conversion rates)

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    • Ethnicity: Kyrgyz 64.9%, Uzbek 13.8%, Russian 12.5%, Dungan 1.1%, Ukrainian 1%, Uighur 1%, other 5.7%
    • GDP total: $6.197 billion (2012 est.)
    • GDP per capita: $2,400 (2012 est.)
    • Land Sizes
    • Language: Kyrgyz 64.7% (official), Uzbek 13.6%, Russian 12.5% (official), Dungun 1%, other 8.2%
    • Largest Cities: (by population) Bishkek, Osh, Jalal-Abad, Karakol, Tokmok, Kara-Balta
    • Name: Turkic for 'forty,' Kyrgyzstan's name is derived from the forty clans of Manas
    • National Day: August 31
    • Religion: Muslim 75%, Russian Orthodox 20%, other or unspecified 5%
    • Symbols

      Kyrgyzstan Photographs

      Karakol Cathedral

      Karakol Cathedral, Kyrgyzstan

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      This page was last modified on April 7, 2017.