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Overview - Kyrgyz Republic

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Overview

Capital:
Bishkek
Area:
198,500 km²
Population:
5,213,898 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):
Kyrgyz (official), Russian (official).
Religion(s):
Muslim - 75%, Russian Orthodox - 20%, others - 5%.
Ethnic Group(s):
Kyrgyz - 64.9%, Uzbek - 13.8%, Russian - 12.5%, Dungan - 1.1%, Ukrainian - 1%, Uygur - 1%, others - 5.7%.