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Famous Kyrgyzstanis

Kyrgyzstan's Information

Flag of Kyrgyzstan
Land Area 191,801 km2
Water Area 8,150 km2
Total Area 199,951km2 (#85)
Population 5,727,553 (#114)
Population Density 29.86/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $21.01 Billion
GDP Per Capita $3,500
Currency Som (KGS)
Largest Cities
People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.


  • Aktan Abdykalykov screenwriter, director
  • Musa Adyshev geologist
  • Iskenderbek Aidaraliyev former acting prime minister
  • Chizghiz Aitmatov author, ambassador
  • Askar Akayev economist, scientist, former president
  • Azimzhan Askarov political activist, journalist
  • Almazbek Atambayev president, former prime minister
  • Raimkul Attakurov diplomat
  • Shabdan Baatyr chieftain
  • Omurbek Babanov prime minister
  • Edil Baisalov political activist
  • Kurmanbek Bakiyev former president
  • Djusup Balasagun writer, thinker
  • Yusuf Balasaguni writer, scientist
  • Bazar Bazarguruev wrestler
  • Kanatbek Begaliev Olympic medalist, wrestler
  • Bakyt Beshimov ambassador
  • Bubusara Beyshenalieva ballerina
  • Elena Bobrovskaya athlete
  • Zakhriddin Bobur poet, historian, statesman
  • Irina Bogachova long distance runner
  • Aibek Bokoev footballer
  • Tatyana Borisova runner
C - D
  • Vladislav Chernyshov football player
  • Suimenkul Chokmorov actor
  • Igor Chudinov former prime minister
  • Dmitry Chvykov ski jumper
  • Tursunbek Chyngyshev former prime minister
  • Vasilii Danilov swimmer
  • Kurmanjan Datka stateswoman
  • Nikolay Davydov hammer thrower
  • Talant Duyshebaev handball player
  • Asankhan Dzhumakhmatov composer, conductor
  • Satymkul Dzhumanazarov Olympic medalist, runner
E - J
  • Tatyana Efimenko high jumper
  • Bayaman Erkinbayev lawmaker, parliamentary deputy
  • Zhuldyz Eshimova wrestler
  • Tagir Fasakhov footballer
  • Mikhail Vasilievich Frunze Soviet military leader
  • Arsen Gitinov wrestler
  • Alijan Ibragimov oligarch
  • Jumabek Ibraimov former prime minister
  • Muratbek Imanaliyev former government minister
  • Azim Isabeko former prime minister
  • Ismail Isakov politician
  • Nasirdin Isanov former prime minister
  • Jamala musician
  • Alikbek Jekshenkulov former foreign minister
  • Apas Jumagulov former prime minister
  • Kubanychbek Jumaliyev former prime minister
  • Marat Kadyraliyez former prime minister
  • Ishenbai Kadyrbekov former interim president
  • Ednan Karabayev former foreign minister
  • Medetbek Kerimkulov former acting prime minister
  • Chenghiz Khan founder of greatest nomadic empire

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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