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Kyrgyzstan is an Asian country, located in a geographical region called Central Asia, where it is located in relation to this region on the eastern side, and is located in relation to Asia in the center. Kyrgyzstan is a landlocked country, as it is completely surrounded by land, as it does not overlook any water body. Kyrgyzstan is bordered on the eastern side, and on the southeastern side by the predominantly Muslim region of Xinjiang, which is also called East Turkestan. This region belongs to China and enjoys autonomy. Kyrgyzstan borders on the western side of Uzbekistan, on the north side, it is bordered by Kazakhstan, and on the south side, it is bordered by Tajikistan.
The capital of Kyrgyzstan
The capital of Kyrgyzstan is the city of Bishkek, and it is called in English Bishkek, and it is called the Kyrgyz language, the Russian language Бишкéк. The city of Bishkek is the central capital of Kyrgyzstan, it is the political, administrative, economic and social capital, in which state institutions are located, and the seat of government is located, and in which important economic facilities are located, and in which a large population is concentrated, so this city is the largest city in Kyrgyzstan in terms of population , And in terms of population density.
The city of Bishkek is located in the northern side of Kyrgyzstan, and the administrative region in which it is located is the province of Choi, and this province is one of the provinces that Kyrgyzstan consists of. , Talas District, Issyk Kul Province, and Choi Province are border provinces, as they are located on the border with Kazakhstan. Bishkek is located in the middle of Choi Province, and is the capital and administrative center of this province.
Bishkek city spans an area of 127 km2, or 49 mi 2. The average altitude above sea level is 800 meters, or 2,600 feet. The city of Bishkek is the largest city in Kyrgyzstan in terms of population, with a population exceeding 800 thousand people, its population in particular, according to 2012 estimates, reached 874,400 people, and this number constitutes approximately 15% of the total population of Kyrgyzstan, which is 5,776,500 people According to 2014 estimates. With regard to population density in the city of Bishkek, it is the largest city in Kyrgyzstan in terms of population density, with a population density of approximately 6885 people per square kilometer, or 17845 people per square mile. The climate in Bishkek is humid continental, and the average year-round temperature ranges between 3 degrees and 31 degrees.