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Kyrgyzstan Overview

Posted in on 6-5-13

Kyrgyzstan Overview

Kyrgyzstan (Кыргызстан, formally the Kyrgyz Republic (Кыргыз Республикасы) is a Central Asian country of incredible natural beauty and proud nomadic traditions....

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Regions in Kyrgyzstan

Posted in on 6-5-13

Regions in Kyrgyzstan

Due to the presence of several mountain ranges, Kyrgyzstan can also be divided into northern and southern regions. The northern (and cooler) region consists of Chui, Issyk-Kul, Talas, and...

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Cities in Kyrgyzstan

Posted in on 6-5-13

Cities in Kyrgyzstan

  Bishkek — the national capital and largest city by far. Balykchy — the western gateway to Lake Issyk Kul. Jalal-Abad — a good bet for visiting a Ferghana Valley town, as it is...

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Understand Kyrgyzstan

Posted in on 6-5-13

Understand Kyrgyzstan

History The ancient Scyths inhabited much of present day Kyrgyzstan. With their disappearance the Kyrgyz people moved from Siberia. The Kyrgyz are descendants of tribes from the Tuvan...

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Get in Kyrgyzstan

Posted in on 6-5-13

Get in Kyrgyzstan

As of July 27, 2012, citizens from 44 nations may visit Kyrgyzstan visa-free for up to 60 days. What follows below is the content of a letter distributed by the Kygyzstan embassy in...

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Get around in Kyrgyzstan

Posted in on 6-5-13

Get around in Kyrgyzstan

Flights There are several daily flights between Bishkek and Osh. There are also a few flights a week between Bishkek and Jalalabad and Batken. The flights are operated on local airlines...

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Do in Kyrgyzstan

Posted in on 6-5-13

Do in Kyrgyzstan

Wander around Osh Bazaar – Traditional Eastern market in Bishkek selling everything from spices to dishwashers Buy cheap Chinese goods in Dordoi Bazaar – The largest market in...

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Buy in Kyrgyzstan

Posted in on 6-5-13

Buy in Kyrgyzstan

Cash The official currency in Kyrgyzstan is the som (written as ‘сом’ or abbreviated as ‘с’ in Cyrillic), divided into 100 tyin. Notes are available in 10 tyin,...

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