Kyrgyzstan

Topics: Kyrgyzstan, Soviet Union, Askar Akayev Pages: 31 (6315 words) Published: August 6, 2011
Kyrgyzstan

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This article is about the country. For the airline, see Kyrgyzstan (airline).

|Kyrgyz Republic | |Кыргыз Республикасы | |Kırgız Respublikası | |Кыргызская Республика | |Kyrgyzskaya Respublika | |[pic] | |[pic] | | | |Flag | |Emblem | | | |Anthem: National Anthem of the Kyrgyz Republic | |[pic] | |Capital |Bishkek | |(and largest city) |[pic]42°52′N 74°36′E | |Official language(s) |Kyrgyz (State) | | |Russian (Official)[1] | |Ethnic groups  |68.9% Kyrgyz | | |14.4% Uzbek | | |9.1% Russian | | |7.6% others | |Demonym |Kyrgyz | | |Kyrgyzstani[2] | |Government |Parliamentary republic | | - |President |Roza Otunbayeva | | - |Prime Minister |Almazbek Atambayev | | - |Speaker of Parliament |Akhmatbek Keldibekov | |Independence |from the Soviet Union  | | - |Established |14 October 1924  | | - |Kirghiz SSR |5 December 1936  | | - |Declared |31 August 1991  | | - |Completed |25 December 1991  | |Area | | - |Total |199,900 km2 (86th) | | | |77,181 sq mi  | | - |Water (%) |3.6 | |Population | | - |2009 estimate |5,482,000[3] (110th) | | - |1999 census |4,896,100  | | - |Density |27.4/km2 (176th) | | | |71/sq mi | |GDP (PPP) |2010 estimate | | - |Total |$12.016 billion[4]  | | - |Per capita |$2,248[4]  | |GDP (nominal) |2010 estimate | | - |Total |$4.615 billion[4]  | | - |Per capita |$863[4]  | |Gini (2003) |30.3 (medium)  |...
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