Special Notice

April 2019

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office warns that care should be taken when visiting the oblasts (provinces) of Osh, Batken and Jalal-Abad because of “security incidents”.

Introduction

Summary

Republic bordered by Kazakhstan to the north, Tajikistan to the south, China to the east and Uzbekistan to the west.

Cities

Capital: Bishkek

Ports

Balykchy

Population

6.2 million

International Country Code

KG

Language(s)

Kyrgyz, Uzbek, Dungun and Russian

Weights and Measures

Metric system

Electricity Supply

220V, 50Hz

International Direct Dialling Code

00 996

Time

5 hours ahead of GMT.

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