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About Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan, officially known as the Kyrgyz Republic, and also known as Kirghizia, is a country in Central Asia and previously part of the Soviet Union. The country is a landlocked country with mountainous terrain.

The country is one of the poorest countries in Central Asia and is heavily dependent upon foreign aid. The economy is run by Agriculture producing wheat, sugar beets, potatoes, cotton, tobacco, vegetables, and fruit.

Kyrgyzstan is rich in mineral resources but has negligible petroleum and natural gas reserves. Among its mineral reserves are substantial deposits of coal, gold, uranium, antimony, and other valuable metals. Hence Metallurgy is an important industry in the country

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionCIS Region
Capital CityBishkek
Government TypeUnitary parliamentary constitutional republic
Official LanguagesKyrgyz, Russian
CurrencyKyrgyzstani som, KGS
Phone Code +996
Important CitiesOsh, Jalal-Abad, Karakol, Tokmok, Kara-Balta, Naryn, Uzgen, Balykchy, Talas, Kyzyl-Kyya, Bazar-Korgon, Iradan
National DayIndependence Day (31st Aug)
Ease of Doing Business Ranking
Primary IndustriesAgriculture, Fishing, Forestry, Mining, Manufacturing, agricultural sector Cotton, tobacco, wool, and meat are the main agricultural products
Major ExportsGold, Precious Metal Ore, Planes, Helicopters, Spacecraft, Refined Petroleum, Dairy, eggs, honey, Fruits, nuts, Cotton, Mineral fuels including oil, Ores, slag, ash, Vegetables,
Major Exports to IndiaWood, Metals, Animal, Plastic or Rubber, Chemicals, Raw materials, Vegetables
Major ImportsRubber Footwear, Refined Petroleum, Light Pure Woven Cotton, Packaged Medicaments, Trunks and Cases, fuel and other mineral products, transport equipment, machinery, chemicals and related products, food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, vinegar and tobacco, nonprecious metals, and textiles.
Major Imports from IndiaChemicals, Vegetables, Metals, Raw materials, Animal, Wood, Plastic or Rubber
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with Indiadiplomatic relations, Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT)
Bordering NationsKazakhztan, China, Tajikistan, Uzebekistan
Member ofCooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States(CCTS), Commonwealth of Independent States(CIS), Collective Security Treaty Organization(CSTO), Eurasian Economic Union(EAEU), Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council(EAPC), Economic Cooperation Organization(ECO), Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe(OSCE), Shanghai Cooperation Organisation(SCO), United Nations(UN), World Trade Organization(WTO), Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB), Organisation of Islamic Co-operation(OIC), International Organization of Turkic Culture(TURKSOY)
Indian Embassy Details for KyrgyzstanEmbassy of India
H.E. Shri Arun Kumar Chatterjee
Honourable Ambassador
100-A, Mahatma Gandhi Street, Molodaya Gvardiya, Jibek Julu, Bishkek - 720010, Kyrgyzstan
996-312-979256, +996-312-979257, +996-312-979258

Embassy Details of Kyrgyzstan in IndiaEmbassy of the Kyrgyz Republic
H.E. Mr. Askar Zholchubekovich Beshimov
D 2/2Vasant ViharNew Delhi-110057
+91-11-2614 9582, 2614 8019 (O)