What is Kyrgyzstan known for?

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. Issyk-Kul Lake in the north-eastern Tian Shan is the largest lake in Kyrgyzstan and the second largest mountain lake in the world after Titicaca. The highest peaks are in the Kakshaal-Too range, forming the Chinese border. Peak Jengish Chokusu, at Commons:Category:Kyrgyzstan WikiPedia:Kyrgyzstan Dmoz:Regional Asia Kyrgyzstan

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37827e5c-bb96-455e-82ce-5a75941db612.html accessdate 2007-01-30 President (President of Kyrgyzstan) Kurmanbek Bakiyev reappointed him acting Prime Minister the same day, but Bakiyev's attempts to renominate Kulov in January 2007 were

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a very large range, occurring in parts of India, China, Pakistan, Turkestan, Kyrgyzstan, and Afghanistan. Widespread and common, it is not considered a threatened species by the IUCN. BLI (2008) Additional information Niki has toured overseas locations through Armed Forces Entertainment (AFE), operated by the U.S. military (distinct from United Service Organizations (USO), which is independent of the military). Her first AFE

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the Babur (cruise missile), named in honour of him. During the 19th century, Britain and Russia (Russian Empire) vied to fill the power vacuums that had been left by the declining Ottoman (Ottoman Empire), Persian (Qajar dynasty) and Qing Chinese (Qing Dynasty) empires. This rivalry in Eurasia came to be known as the "Great Game (The Great Game)". Hopkirk (#refHopkirk1992), pp. 1–12. As far as Britain was concerned, defeats

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;beijing " * Kuwait: '''Life+50''' * Kyrgyzstan: '''Life+50'''. The law is retroactive for a period of 50 years since publication or creation

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and police fired into a crowd of unarmed demonstrators, killing six. The demonstrations were triggered by a political dispute between a local member of the national parliament, Azimbek Beknazarov, and Kyrgyz President Askar Akayev over an agreement with China that ceded some territory in the high Tien Shan range to China. Local officials and police officers suspected of being involved in the shootings were later acquitted or pardoned. Commons:Category:Kyrgyzstan WikiPedia:Kyrgyzstan Dmoz:Regional Asia Kyrgyzstan

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берген? ) is a pass (mountain pass) in the Tian Shan mountain range on the border between the Naryn Province of Kyrgyzstan and the Xinjiang Autonomous Region (Xinjiang) of China (People's Republic of China). Cultural role The capital of Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek, is named after the paddle used to churn the fermenting milk, showing the importance of the drink in the national culture. '''European route E&nbsp

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of individuals per month receive free-of-charge access to the Internet as well as to a wide variety of computer-related training programs. IATP access sites are located in the countries of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia (Georgia (country)), Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. This edition of the Asian Games saw two additions. One is the addition of the return of Cambodia, surviving years of civil strife

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, Tajikistan, and Kyrgyzstan, the story of a young, simple Tajik girl is narrated by her unborn child. Mamlakat is an aspiring actress, daughter of an eccentric father, and sister to a mad brother, who falls for the lies of an actor in a theater company that passes through her village. After he promises to make her an actress because he knows Tom Cruise, Mamlakat sleeps with the guy. He’s gone in the morning – but leaves behind undeniable proof of the night's events: Mamlakat is pregnant

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President (President of Kyrgyzstan) of Kyrgyzstan, from 2005 to 2010. Large opposition protests (2010 Kyrgyzstan riots) in April 2010 led to the takeover of government offices, forcing Bakiyev to flee the country. The '''Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan''' is the head of government of Kyrgyzstan. Until 2010, the President (President of Kyrgyzstan) was in a stronger position than the Prime Minister in Kyrgyzstan, but after the 2010 constitutional referendum (Kyrgyzstani constitutional referendum, 2010), the state transitioned to a parliamentary system, placing greater power in parliament and the cabinet at the expense of the president. '''Andrei Iordan''' ('''Андрей Андреевич Иордан''') (22 December 1934 in Klarus, Podlesnovsky district, Saratov province, Soviet Union to 20 January 2006 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan) served as the State Secretary of Kyrgyzstan and temporarily exercised the duties of Prime Minister (Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan) from 29 November 1991 to 10 February 1992. He served as Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade and later as an adviser to the Prime Minister. '''Jumabek Ibraimov''' ('''Жумабек Ибраимович Ибраимов''') (1 January 1944 - 4 April 1999) was a Kyrgyz (Kyrgyzstan) politician. Born in Dzhany-Alysh of Kemin District he graduated from Frunze Polytechnic Institute in 1971. He was a post-graduate student and worked as a teacher until mid-70s. In 1976 - 1977 he worked as an engineer and the head of the department of technology at the Agricultural Machinery Works named after M.V.Frunze, and in 1977 - 1984 as a design engineer, head of engineering department, chief engineer, and director of Min-Kush branch of Orgtehnika factory. In 1984 he became a head of People's Control Commission, and the First Secretary of Balykchy Town Committee of Communist Party. In 1988 - 1991, Jumabek Ibraimov served as a First Deputy of a Head of Administration of Central Committee of Communist Party of Kyrgyzstan. He served as the Mayor of Bishkek from 1993-1995. President of Kyrgyzstan Askar Akayev appointed him Prime Minister (Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan) on 25 December 1998 after Akayev dissoluted the Cabinet. Ibraimov served until he died of stomach cancer on 4 April 1999. Commons:Category:Kyrgyzstan WikiPedia:Kyrgyzstan Dmoz:Regional Asia Kyrgyzstan


'''Kyrgyzstan''' ( Landlocked and mountainous, Kyrgyzstan is bordered by Kazakhstan to the north, Uzbekistan to the west, Tajikistan to the southwest and China to the east. Its capital (Capital city) and largest city (List of cities in Kyrgyzstan) is Bishkek.

Kyrgyzstan's history spans over 2,000 years and encompasses a wide variety of cultures and empires, including Persian, Mongol, Russian, and Soviet. Although geographically isolated by its highly mountainous terrain – which has allowed for the preservation of its ancient culture – Kyrgyzstan has historically been at the crossroads of several great civilizations, namely as part of the Silk Road and other commercial and cultural routes. Though long inhabited by a succession of independent tribes and clans, Kyrgyzstan has periodically come under foreign domination due to its strategic location, attaining sovereignty as a nation-state only after the breakup of the Soviet Union in 1991.

Since independence, Kyrgyzstan has officially been a unitary (Unitary state) parliamentary republic, although it continues to endure ethnic conflicts, Kyrgyzstan is a member of the Commonwealth of Independent States, the Eurasian Economic Union, the Collective Security Treaty Organization, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, the Turkic Council, the TÜRKSOY community and the United Nations.

Ethnic Kyrgyz (Kyrgyz people) make up the majority of the country's 5.7 million people, followed by significant minorities of Uzbeks and Russians. The official language, Kyrgyz (Kyrgyz language), is closely related to the other Turkic languages, although Russian (Russian language) remains widely spoken, a legacy of Russification. The majority of the population (64 percent) are nondenominational Muslims. "Chapter 1: Religious Affiliation". The World's Muslims: Unity and Diversity. Pew Research Center's Religion & Public Life Project. August 9, 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2013

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