Kyrgyzstan - a great place for your vacation. The diversity of landscape of this mountainous country makes Kyrgyzstan a unique place. This country is one of the most visited places in Asia, and most famous for its mountains, nomads, horses, felt carpets and alcoholic milk.
Kyrgyzstan has an area of 198,500 square kilometers and is home to 5 million-plus people. More than 93% of the country is mountainous and a quarter of it is covered by forests. Our country is proud of its breathtaking mountains, beautiful lakes and charming towns and villages, full of culture and history. Kyrgyzstan is located on the Silk Road.
Flora and Fauna.
Kyrgyzstan is rich in its variety of flora and fauna. We are approximately 80 species of mammals, 330 species of birds, 50 species of fish and about 30 different species of reptiles.
For example, we are found the snow leopard, argali, bears, camels, badgers, eagles, foxes, hawks, marmots, wolves and yaks.
People of Kyrgyzstan.
The people of Kyrgyzstan are famous for their generous hospitality. Kyrgyz people say that all the guests - a godsend. That is why they are so friendly to foreigners. They always inquire about where you came from, what are your family, as well as be asked about places where you have already visited. If you go even to a remote yurt located somewhere in the mountains, then the owners will always be happy to regale you with food and tea. Kyrgyz saved all their traditions and customs of the nomads.
In Kyrgyzstan, a lot of virgin nature and people are more respectful to her. So you can enjoy our nature, which has retained its pristine form.
The capital of Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek. Bishkek became the capital in 1978. Young Bishkek only 130 years - but he is one of the greenest cities in Central Asia.
Kyrgyzstan gained its independence on Aug. 31, 1991, now the Kyrgyz people celebrating this day a national holiday, Independence Day.