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Capital : Bishkek
Language :  Kyrgyz, Russian
Currency :  Som
Population : 6 088 000
Area : 199 951 km2

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Kyrgyzstan facts

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1. 5.3% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

2. Over 958,000 motor vehicles are registered in this country (160 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

3. The national top-level domain is .kg . There are over 9,420 websites with this extension.

4. The most popular pages with the extension .kg are: elcat.kg, google.kg and namba.kg.

5. In Bishkek, most people speak Russian.

6. The country has more than 34,000 km of paved roads (0.05% of all roads in the world).

7. The country has 28 airports, 18 of the paved surface.

8. In this country there are more than 470 km of railway tracks.

9. Full name of the country – Kyrgyz Republic.

10. The average temperature in January is -4 ° C, in July 20 ° C.

11. Political system – republic.


Geography in Kyrgyzstan

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1. The lowest situated place in the country is Kara-daria river – 132 m above sea level.

2. In Biszkek there is a natural rocky “slide”. According to beliefs, downhill after her ensures successful pregnancies.

3. Kyrgyzstan borders with such countries as: China 858 km, Kazakhstan 1,224 km, Tajikistan 870 km, Uzbekistan 1,099 km.

4. Kołpak is a traditional Kyrgyz hat made of white and black embroidered felt.

5. The city of Murgop lies at an altitude of 3 650 m above sea level.

6. The country is 1.6 times smaller than Poland.

7. The highest peak is the Peak of Victory (Jengish chokus) 7439 m above sea level.

8. The longest river is Naryn.

9. There are 106085 km2 of agricultural land in Kyrgyzstan (55% of the country).

10. Chatyndy is the highest situated town in the country.

11. 8737 km2 of the country is covered by forests (4.6%)

74. The nearest capital in a straight line from Bishkek is Tashkent (Uzbekistan) – 472 km.

75. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Bishkek is Santiago (Chile) – 16827 km.


Finance in Kyrgyzstan

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1. The minimum wage is 970 som per month (data from 2015).

2. The tax on goods and services is 12% (2018).

3. The level of inflation in 2018 is 1.1%.

4. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 8 243 000 000 (PLN 35 280 040 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 7,560,000,000 (PLN 32,356,800,000).

5. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 year was 46.7% of GDP, which is about: $ 3 849 481 000 (PLN 16 475 778 680),
2018 year was 53.9 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 4 074 840 000 (PLN 17 440 315 200). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 682 (PLN 2,919).

6. Foreign debt at the beginning of …
2015 year was around: $ 7 101 000 000 ,
2018 year is around: $ 119,000,000 .

7. This country has 2018 over year $2,193,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.015% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

8. Kyrgyzstan has 7950 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in Kyrgyzstan

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1. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 20 to 60 km / h.

2. In addition to built-up areas, the permitted speed on the normal road ranges from 60 to 90 km / h, and on highways from 90 to 110 km / h.

3. The permissible blood alcohol content in a person driving a car is 0.5 promille.

4. Retired women can go at the age of 58, and men at the age of 63.

5. The tax on goods and services is 12% (2018).

6. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

7. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 21 days.

8. The last death penalty was carried out in 2007.


Education in Kyrgyzstan

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 7.

3. The average IQ level is 90.

4. In this country there are 0.5% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 29,875 people).


Work in Kyrgyzstan

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1. The minimum wage is 970 som per month (data from 2015).

2. Retired women can go at the age of 58, and men at the age of 63.

3. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 2.5% .

4. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 16 060 лв.

5. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 21 days.

6. The work week is 40 hours.


Best in Kyrgyzstan

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1. The lowest situated place in the country is Kara-daria river – 132 m above sea level.

2. Osh is one of the oldest cities in Central Asia. According to the legend, the founder was King Solomon.

3. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

4. The highest peak is the Peak of Victory (Jengish chokus) 7439 m above sea level.

5. The longest river is Naryn.

6. Chatyndy is the highest situated town in the country.

7. The lowest temperature: -53,6 °C was measured at Ak Say.

8. The highest temperature: 43.8 °C was measured in Bishkek.


Army in Kyrgyzstan

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1. Kyrgyzstan ranks 90th in the ranking of the best armies in the world.

2. There are over 13,700 professional soldiers and 10,000 reservists (2018).

3. Amount of equipment:
2018 year – 150 tanks, 438 > armored vehicles, 6 jet aircraft and 6 helicopters.

4. The army in 2018 was assigned over 240,000,000 dollars.


Society in Kyrgyzstan

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1. In Kyrgyzstan, an average person consumes about 4.3 liters of pure alcohol per year.

2. The most drinks are spirits – 73%, then beer – 23%, wines – 3.7%, and other alcoholic beverages – 0.3%.

3. In 2013, 1,184 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

4. Retired women can go at the age of 58, and men at the age of 63.

5. 5% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 300,000 people).

6. 20% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

7. The average IQ level is 90.

8. In this country, women having their first child on average 22.6 years old.

9. On average, a woman gives birth to 2.7 children.

10. In this country over 2,194,000 (2015) 2 493 400 (2018) people have access to internet (about 41% of the population).

11. Around 280,000 (2015) 650,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

12. Population density is 27 people / km2.

13. The main religion is Islam, 78%.

15. The average age of people living in this country is 26 years old.

16. In this country there are approximately:
1,801,000 people (29.92%) in the age range 0-14 years.
3,917,000 people (65.07%) in the age range 15-64 years.
301,600 people (5.01%) over 65 years old.

17. In this country, about 138,000 children (2.3% of the population) are born annually, and about 40,000 people die (0.7% of the population).

18. 9 people in 1000 possess firearms.

19. 34% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

20. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 79 cigarettes a month.

21. The average life expectancy in this country is 66.7 years (women – 71 years and men – 62.7 years).


Symbols of Kyrgyzstan

1. The national beverage is kumys, an alcoholic drink from mare’s milk.


Customs in Kyrgyzstan

1. Kołpak is a traditional Kyrgyz hat made of white and black embroidered felt.


History of Kyrgyzstan

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1. Independence from the USSR was obtained on August 31, 1991.

2. He joined the United Nations on March 2, 1992.


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What is the highest peak in Kyrgyzstan?

The highest peak in Kyrgyzstan is the Peak of Victory (Jengish chokus) (7439 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Kyrgyzstan?

The largest river in Kyrgyzstan is Naryn.

answer: Marta


Which Kyrgyzstan has national colors?

National colors: red and yellow.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is a condor bird.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Kyrgyzstan?

Kyrgyzstan borders with such countries as: China 858 km, Kazakhstan 1 224 km, Tajikistan 870 km, Uzbekistan 1 099 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 26 years old.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 970 som per month (data from 2015).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Kyrgyzstan?

The population density is 31 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 43.8 ° C was measured in Bishkek.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -53,6 ° C was measured at Ak Say.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta