The last hidden paradise on Earth
The population of Kyrgyzstan is 5.5 million overall with 835,000 people living in the capital, Bishkek.
Kyrgyzstan is 199,900 km2 (77,181 sq mi) wide and hosts part of the Tian Shan mountain system, the second highest and largest system of mountain ranges in the world. Its highest peak is Jengish Chokusu (Victory Peak) located at 7,439 meters (24,406 ft).
Independent since 1991 with the fall of Soviet Union, Kyrgyzstan is proud to be the first parliamentary republic in Central Asia.