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Kyrgyz Republic
  • Кыргыз Республикасы  (Kyrgyz)
    Kırgız Respublikası
  • Кыргызская Республика  (Russian)
    Kyrgyzskaya Respublika
Anthem: 
Кыргыз Республикасынын Мамлекеттик Гимни
Kırgız Respublikasının Mamlekettik Gimni
National Anthem of the Kyrgyz Republic
Location of  Kyrgyzstan  (green)
Location of  Kyrgyzstan  (green)
Capital
and largest city
Bishkek
42°52′N74°36′E / 42.867°N 74.600°E / 42.867; 74.600
Official languages[1]
Ethnic groups(2016)
ReligionIslam, Christianity (Russian Orthodoxy)
Demonym
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary republic
Almazbek Atambayev
Sooronbay Jeenbekov
LegislatureSupreme Council
Independencefrom the Soviet Union
14 October 1924
5 December 1936
• Independence declared
31 August 1991
• Recognized
25 December 1991
Area
• Total
199,951 km2 (77,202 sq mi) (87th)
• Water (%)
3.6
Population
• 2016 estimate
6,019,480[2] (110th)
• 2009 census
5,362,800
• Density
27.4/km2 (71.0/sq mi) (176th)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$21 billion[4]
• Per capita
$3,467[4]
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Total
$5.794 billion[4]
• Per capita
$956[4]
Gini (2012)27.4[5]
low
HDI (2014)Increase 0.655[6]
medium · 120th
CurrencySom (KGS)
Time zoneKGT(UTC+6)
Drives on theright
Calling code+996
ISO 3166 codeKG
Internet TLD.kg

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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