Kyrgyzstan is mountain country which is located in Central Asia.
Kyrgyzstan bordered on the north with Kazakhstan, on the east with China, on the south with Tajikistan and on the west with Uzbekistan. Mountains of Kyrgyzstan covered ¾ of the territory. Two main mountain ranges of Tien Shan and Pamir-Alai covered Kyrgyz Republic. The main treasure of Kyrgyzstan is its pure nature, which was collected together the mountain ridges and valleys, rivers with fast streams and amazing mountain lakes but also high snowy peaks and beautiful mountain meadows. We have Lenin Peak (7134 m) in Kyrgyzstan which is the highest peak. 6.5 thousand Glaciers situated in Kyrgyzstan. More than 28 thousand rivers and sources appeared from these glaciers. Kyrgyzstan has rare animals such as snow leopard and argali which are inhabited in the forests in mountains. The most beautiful alpine lake situated in Kyrgyzstan this is the Issyk-Kul Lake, which is located on the altitude of 1,606 m above sea level.
Kyrgyzstan became an independent republic in 1991. The area of Kyrgyz Republic is 198, 5 square kilometers. Kyrgyzstan divided into 7 regions. They are Issyk-Kul, Naryn, Chui, Talas, Osh, Jalal-Abad and Batken regions. The capital of Kyrgyzstan is Bishkek. The population of Bishkek city is about one million. There are 6 million people in Kyrgyz Republic. Kyrgyz language is state language and Russian language is official language.
Kyrgyzstan is rich of beautiful pure nature and different customs and traditions which are interesting for the tourists. Our website is full of information about Kyrgyzstan, people, traditions, nature, animals, and nomadic life, and Kyrgyz dwellings, different attractions of Kyrgyzstan, lakes and rivers of Kyrgyz Republic and the most interesting history of the Kyrgyz people.