Kyrgyzstan Cities of Kyrgyzstan


Cities of Kyrgyzstan

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Bishkek

Bishkek

Bishkek is the capital of Kyrgyzstan, the country's main city, its major political, economic and cultural center. The city stretched at an altitude of 750 meters above sea level, in the heart of the Chui Valley in the foothills of the majestic Kyrgyz Range. Bishkek area is about 160 square kilometers and the population is approaching to a million people.

Osh

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Osh is one of the largest cities in the Fergana Valley; it is generally accepted as the second (southern) capital of Kyrgyzstan.

The city is located in the eastern part of the Fergana valley in the south of the country; it is 300 kilometers away from Bishkek. It prostrated to an area of about 16 square kilometers at an altitude of 700-1000 meters above sea level, between the spurs of the Alai Range, one of which stands as a 100 meter cliff in the central area of the city and is known as Sulayman Tao.

Karakol

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Karakol – is one of the largest and the most beautiful cities in the resorts on the Lake of Issyk-Kul. It lays in the eastern part of Issyk-Kul basin at the foot of Terskey Ala-Tao, at the mouth of the river Karakol.

The city with a population of almost 70 thousand people is a popular place for tourists from all over the country and abroad. It is located in an unusually favorable climatic region, at an altitude of 1770 meters above sea level.

Naryn

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Naryn region

Naryn - is a small country town in south-eastern part of the country, with an area of 41 thousand square kilometers. The population of it is 35 thousand people. The city is situated at an altitude of 2020 meters above sea level at the foot of the ridge of the Naryn-Too, in a picturesque area on the banks of the same river. 180 kilometers to the south of Naryn there is the railway station Balykchy and the distance to the border crossing site "Torugard" on the border with China is 186 kilometers.