Its capital and largest city is Bishkek.

Though long inhabited by a succession of independent tribes and clans, Kyrgyzstan has periodically come under foreign domination and attained sovereignty as a nation-state only after the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991.

  • Kyrgyzstan is a land locked country.
  • Kyrgyzstan has largest boundary with Kazakhstan which is approximately 1224 km.
  • Kyrgyzstan has shortest boundary with China which is approximately 858 km.
  • The largest river in Kyrgyzstan is Syr Darya which is 3080 km.
  • The largest export partner of Kyrgyzstan is Kazakhstan.
  • The largest import partner of Kyrgyzstan is China.
  • There is 1 seaport in Kyrgyzstan.

Tourist Attraction#

Horses are essential in the rugged mountains that cover some 75 percent of Kyrgyzstan.

National Facts#

  • The famous dishes of Kyrgyzstan are Beshbarmak, Laghman, Kuurdak etc.
Besbarmaq, Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC
Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC


  1. Text marked as italic is taken from unter CC