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Nurek Hydropower Plant - Photo by Oleg1975 - CC-BY

Population 2007 ......................................................5,384,149
GDP per capita 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)...........2,000
GDP 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 10.49
Unemployment.....................................................................7.2%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... .7
Labor force (%) ....... 1.1

 

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Resources and links about Kyrgyzstan

Outside Karakol, Kyrgyzstan - Photo by Lukas - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................76,000 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)......40
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 40
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 67
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 28
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................11
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 81

 

Go to capital - Bishkek City Profile - To Kyrgyzstan History

 

Background Note: Kyrgyzstan  __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5755.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Kyrgyzstan __ A detailed look at Kyrgystan including history, culture, political structure, economy and many other topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/kg.html

Colleges and Universities - Kyrgyzstan __ List of schools with direct contact links. - from Robert-Jan Bulter - http://www.bulter.nl/universities/kg.html

Country Profile: Kyrgyzstan __ "Kyrgyzstan is a multi-ethnic state comprising Kyrgyz, Uzbeks, Tajiks, Russians, Ukrainians and Germans, and a small number of Uighur, Dungan (Chinese Muslims) and Koreans." A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/country_profiles/1296485.stm


 
Economy of Kyrgyzstan __ "The economy of Kyrgyzstan was severely affected by the collapse of the Soviet trading block. In 1990, some 98% of Kyrgyz exports went to other parts of the Soviet Union. Thus, the nation's economic performance in the early 1990s was worse than any other former Soviet republic except war-torn Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Tajikistan." You will find an encyclopedic article along with links to additional material. - from wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Kyrgyzstan 

Ethnologue report for Kyrgyzstan __ A web page dedicated to the languages spoken in Kyrgyzstan - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Kyrgyzstan

 

Kyrgyz embassy in USA and Canada __ You will find an overview of the country, some travel articles and information, political issues and other topics. - illustrated - From Embassy of Kyrgyzstan - http://www.kyrgyzstan.org/
 
Kyrgyzstan __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/kyrgyzstan/

Kyrgyzstan __ A good overview of Kyrgyzstan, history, government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107698.html

Kyrgyzstan __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/kyrgyzstan.html
 
Kyrgyzstan __ "What Kyrgyzstan lacks in gracious buildings and fancy cakes, it more than makes up for with nomadic traditions such as laid-back hospitality, a healthy distrust of authority and a fondness for drinking fermented mare's milk. Many travellers find Kyrgyzstan the most appealing, accessible and welcoming of the Central Asian republics,..." History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/central_asia/kyrgyzstan/

Kyrgyzstan Country Information __ You will find detailed information and a lot of it. There are learning games and information for teachers too. You will find history, people, population, government and more. - illustrated - From countryreports.org - http://www.countryreports.org/country.aspx?countryid=136&countryName=Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan Daily Digest __ Online news summary about Kyrgyzstan. - From Eurasianet.org - http://www.eurasianet.org/resource/kyrgyzstan/hypermail/news/index.shtml

Kyrgyzstan Exports __ You will find charted exports information by industry, product and value in U.S. Dollars. Click on the little "+" icons for even more detailed information about each topic. - From intracen.org - http://www.intracen.org/appli1/TradeCom/TP_EP_CI.aspx?RP=004&YR=2005

Kyrgyzstan - geography Flag, Map, Economy ... __ This is a Kyrgyzstan Interactive Factbook: Flag, Map,Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications and more. - illustrated - From theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/wfb/kyrgyzstan_geography.html 
 
Kyrgyzstan: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blkyrgyzstan.htm

kyrgyzstan map and map of kyrgyzstan information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of Kyrgyzstan, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/kg.htm

Kyrgyzstan Photos __ You will find galleries of click-to-enlarge photos of Kyrgyzstan. Kyrgyzstan pictures. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Asia/Kyrgyzstan/

Kyrgyzstan Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Kyrgyzstan as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Kyrgyzstan and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/kyrgyzstan

Maps Of Kyrgyzstan __ You will find a wide variety of Kyrgyzstan map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Kyrgyzstan.html 
 

 

 

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