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Mountains in Kyrgyzstan
Mountains in Kyrgyzstan

Mountains in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan, officially the Kyrgyz Republic, is a mountainous landlocked country in Central Asia
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KYRGYZSTAN

Asia

KYRGYZSTAN

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    Capital:Bishkek

    Location:Central Asia, west of China, south of Kazakhstan

    Currency:soms (KGS)

    Area:199,951 sq km

    Population:6,018,789 (July 2021 est.)

    Languages:Kyrgyz (official) 71.4%, Uzbek 14.4%, Russian (official) 9%, other 5.2% (2009 est.)

    Religion:Muslim 90% (majority Sunni), Christian 7% (Russian Orthodox 3%), other 3% (includes Jewish, Buddhist, Baha'i) (2017 est.)

    TimeZone:UTC+6

    Tel Code:+996

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