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Kyrgyz Republic
  • Кыргыз Республикасы  (Kyrgyz)
    Kyrgyz Respublikasy
  • Кыргызская Республика  (Russian)
    Kyrgyzskaya Respublika
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Anthem: 
Кыргыз Республикасынын Мамлекеттик Гимни
Kyrgyz Respublikasynyn 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
ReligionIslam, Russian Orthodoxy
Demonym
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary republic
 - PresidentAlmazbek Atambayev
 - Prime MinisterTemir Sariyev
LegislatureSupreme Council
Independencefrom the Soviet Union
 - Kara-Kirghiz AO14 October 1924 
 - Kirghiz SSR5 December 1936 
 - Independence declared31 August 1991 
 - Recognized25 December 1991 
Area
 - Total199,951 km2 (87th)
77,181 sq mi
 - Water (%)3.6
Population
 - 2015 estimate5,895,100 (112th)
 - 2009 census5,362,800
 - Density27.4/km2 (176th)
71/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2011 estimate
 - Total$13.125 billion[4]
 - Per capita$2,372[4]
GDP (nominal)2011 estimate
 - Total$5.920 billion[4]
 - Per capita$1,070[4]
Gini (2003)30.3
medium
HDI (2013)Increase 0.628[5]
medium ·125th
CurrencySom (KGS)
Time zoneKGT(UTC+5 to +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 June 30, 2015


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