flag Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan: Introduction

Capital: Bishkek


Total Population: 6,591,600
Natural Increase: 2.1%
Density: 34 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 36.9%
Ethnic Origins: Kyrgyz (nearly 74% of the population), Uzbek (close to 15%); Russian (about 5%). Dungan, Ukrainian, Uygur and other ethnic groups (including Tajiks, Turks, Kazakhs and Tatars) make up about 6% of the population. (National Statistical Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic)
Official Language: Russian, Kyrgyz
Other Languages Spoken: Uzbek, Dungun
Business Language(s): English
Religion: Muslim 75%, Russian Orthodox 20%, Others 5%.

Local Time:

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Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Kyrgyzstani Som (KGS)

Country Overview

Area: 199,950 km²
Type of State: Democratic Republic.
Type of Economy: Low-income economy.
The agricultural sector is predominant.
HDI*: 0.655/1
HDI (World Rank): 120/188

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


Telephone Code:
To call from Kyrgyzstan, dial 00
To call Kyrgyzstan, dial +996
Internet Suffix: .kg
Telephone Lines: 9.0 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 21.7 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 100% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 20162017201820192020
Imports of Goods (million USD) 3,9194,4955,2924,9893,688
Exports of Goods (million USD) 1,5451,7641,8371,9862,006
Imports of Services (million USD) 9779019461,006555
Exports of Services (million USD) 8648168131,080439

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest Available Data


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