Facts and stats about Kyrgyzstan

5.55 million

Population. Ranked 112th in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 142nd in 2012.


China 858 km, Kazakhstan 1,224 km, Tajikistan 870 km, Uzbekistan 1,099 km
Largest city Bishkek - 631,000
Capital city Bishkek - 631,000
Major language Kyrgyz, Russian
Major religion Islam, Christianity
Monetary unit som
Alternative names Kyrgyz Republic, Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyz Respublikasy
Groups Cold countries, Former Soviet republics, Landlocked countries, Muslim countries, South and Central Asia, World

Interesting observations about Kyrgyzstan

  • Kyrgyzstan ranked second for birth rate amongst Cold countries in 2013.
  • Kyrgyzstan ranked first for prisoners > per capita amongst Muslim countries in 2003.
  • Kyrgyzstan ranked last for GDP amongst Former Soviet republics in 2012.
  • Kyrgyzstan ranked 17 places from the bottom for population amongst Landlocked countries in 2013.
  • Kyrgyzstan ranked #27 for sex ratio > at birth globally in 2013.
  • Kyrgyzstan ranked first for electricity > consumption by households per capita amongst South and Central Asia in 2005.