Kyrgyzstan

Overview

Kyrgyzstan (also known as the Kyrgyz Republic, Kirghizia, or variations thereof) is a mountainous independent state in Central Asia.

As a former Soviet republic, Kyrgyzstan shares many of the same cultural characteristics and legacies of other Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries.

As with the other CIS states, though, Kyrgyzstan retains its own unique blend of native cultures, ethnic minorities, and a long history of transitions and migrations.

The following sections are limited summaries of some aspects of Kyrgyzstan.

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