REPUBLICAN REFERENCE

Area (sq.km) 
199,951 

Population 
5,496,737

Capital
Bishkek 

Currency 
Kyrgyz Som 

President 
Almazbek Atambayev

KYRGYSTAN

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A Central Asian country of incredible natural beauty and proud nomadic traditions, Kyrgyzstan was annexed by Russia in 1864; it achieved independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. Current concerns include: privatization of state-owned enterprises, expansion of democracy and political freedoms, inter-ethnic relations, and terrorism. 

 

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