Kyrgyzstan

Mary Yoo/4th Red/Honors Geography

Geography

Size:

199,951 sq km


Border countries:

China, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan


Capital:

Bishkek (42.52 N, 74.36 E)


Major Cities:

Uzgen, Talas, Kyzyl-Kiya, Karakol, Jalal-Abad, Balykchy


Actual Location:

41.00 N, 75.00 E


Climate:

Dry continental to polar in high Tien Shan Mountains

Subtropical in southwest

Temperate in northern foothill zone


Major Industries:

Small machinery, textiles, food processing, cement, electric motors, gold, rare earth metals


Highest Mountain:

Jengish Chokusu (Pik Pobedy), 7,439 m


Longest Rivers:

Syr Darya(1,374 mi), Chu River (663 mi)


Source: https://www.cia.gov