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Kyrgyzstan Info

ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL: Bishkek

 

GEOGRAPHY

A landlocked state Kyrgyzstan is a small country located in the central Asia. The country owns an area of 199,990km² and shares boarders with China, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan .

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 5.3 Million. Muslims account for about 86.3% of the population.

CLIMATE

Some regions of the country are continental while others tend to have a marine climate. In the low lands the average temperature is close to 6°C during January and 24°C at July while in the high lands it can drop to -20°C during January and close to 12°C during July.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Kyrgyz and Russian are the two official languages.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+6 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

Government: 9 AM to 5 PM
General: 9 AM to 6 PM

HOLIDAYS

New Year's Day : January 1st
Fatherland Defender's Day : February 23rd
Women's Day : March 8th
Day of National Revolution : March 24th
Labour Day : May 1st
Constitution Day : May 5th
Remembrance Day : May 8th
Victory Day : May 9th
Independence Day : August 31st

CURRENCY

Kyrgyzstan Som

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police: 102
Medical: 103
Fire: 101

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