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Kyrgyz Republic

Кыргыз Республикасы (Kyrgyz)
Kırğız Respublikası
Anthem: Кыргыз Республикасынын Мамлекеттик Гимни
Kırğız Respublikasının Mamlekettik Gimni
"National Anthem of the Kyrgyz Republic"
Location of Kyrgyzstan (green)
Location of Kyrgyzstan (green)
Capital
and largest city
Bishkek
42°52′N 74°36′E / 42.867°N 74.600°E / 42.867; 74.600
Official languagesKyrgyz
Co-official
Russian[1]
Ethnic groups
(2019[3])
Religion
Demonym(s)Kyrgyzstani[5]
Kyrgyz
GovernmentUnitary presidential constitutional republic
• President
Sadyr Japarov
Ulukbek Maripov
Talant Mamytov[6]
LegislatureSupreme Council
Formation
840
27 November 1917
5 December 1936
• Independence from the USSR
31 August 1991
21 December 1991
26 December 1991
2 March 1992
Area
• Total
199,951 km2 (77,202 sq mi) (85th)
• Water (%)
3.6
Population
• 2020 estimate
Increase 6,586,600[2] (110th)
• 2009 census
5,362,800
• Density
27.4/km2 (71.0/sq mi) (176th)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
Increase $35.324 billion[8] (127th)
• Per capita
Increase $5,470[8] (134th)
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
Increase $8.455 billion[8] (141st)
• Per capita
Increase $1,309[8] (158th)
Gini (2018)Negative increase 27.7[9]
low
HDI (2019)Increase 0.697[10]
medium · 120th
CurrencyKyrgyzstani som (c) (KGS)
Time zoneUTC+6 (KGT)
Driving sideright
Calling code+996
ISO 3166 codeKG
Internet TLD.kg

Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan, officially the Kyrgyz Republic, also known as Kirghizia, is a landlocked country in Central Asia. It is bordered by Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and China. Its capital and largest city is Bishkek.