Kyrgyzstan (formerly Kirghizia) is a rugged country with the Tien Shan mountain range covering approximately 95% of the whole territory. The mountaintops are perennially covered with snow and glaciers. Kyrgyzstan borders Kazakhstan on the north and northwest, Uzbekistan in the southwest, Tajikistan in the south, and China in the southeast. The republic has the same area as the state of Nebraska.

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  • Özgön (Kyrgyz: Өзгөн) or Uzgen (Russian: Узген) is a town in Osh Region, Kyrgyzstan It is a city of district significance and the seat of Özgön District Its population was 62,802 in 2021

  • Osh (Kyrgyz: Ош, romanised: Oş, Russian: Ош; Uzbek: O‘sh) is the second-largest city in Kyrgyzstan, located in the Fergana Valley in the south of the country and often referred to as the "capital of the south" It is the oldest city in the country (estimated to be more than 3,000 years old) and has served as the administrative center of Osh Region since 1939 The city has an ethnically mixed population of 322,164 in 2021, comprising Uzbeks, Kyrgyz, Russians, Tajiks, and other smaller ethnic groups

  • Cholpon-Ata (Kyrgyz: Чолпон-Ата, Çolpon-Ata, چولپون-اتا, pronounced [tʃolponɑtɑ́], literally "Venus-father", the name of a mythological protecting spirit) is a resort town on the northern shore of Lake Issyk-Kul in Kyrgyzstan with a population of 14,237 (2021) It is the administrative center of the Issyk-Kul District of Issyk-Kul Region; this district occupies most of the lake's north shore To the west along highway A363 is Tamchy and to the east, Bosteri

  • Bishkek (Kyrgyz: Бишкек, romanized: Bishkek, IPA: [biʃˈkek]), formerly Pishpek and Frunze, is the capital and largest city of Kyrgyzstan Bishkek is also the administrative centre of the Chuy Region The region surrounds the city, although the city itself is not part of the region but rather a region-level unit of Kyrgyzstan

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