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|Date of Independence:|
|31 August 1991|
|Total Area Ranking:|
|87 of 236 in the World|
|Population Size Ranking:|
|113 of 242 in the World|
Kyrgyzstan is a landlocked country in Central Asia. Kazakhstan has borders with Kazakhstan to the north, China to the east, Tajikistan to the south, and Uzbekisan to the west.
Kyrgyzstan is a very mountainouse coubtry, with the Tian Shan mountains covering more than 80% of land area. The highest peak is located on the Chinese border and reaches 7,439 m (24,406 ft). Issy-Kul Lake in the east of the country is the second largest mountain lake in the world, after Titicaca. The remainder of the country is composed of valleys and basins. Less than 8% of the land is cultivated, and most of this is concentrated in the northern lowlands around the capital, Bishkek. The land area is 199,900 square kilometres (77,181 square miles).
The country has a population of 5.55 million (2010 figures). The population is made up of 69% Kyrgyz, 9% Russian, 14.5% Uzbek 1.9% Dungans, 1.1% Uyghur, 1.1% Tajik and 2.9% others. In terms of religion, 80% of the population is Moslem, 17% Christian Orthodox and 3.0% others.
Further National Information
Text to be added on the development of aviation in Kyrgyzstan.
Civil Aircraft Registrations
Kyrgyzstan civil aircraft use the registration sequence EX-xxx with numerical registrations. First allocated in 1991.
All-time Kyrgyzstan – civil aircraft register (RH-nnn EX-nnn).
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Military Air Arms
Air Force (Kyrgyzstan Air Force)
Central Government Agencies
Government Aviation (Government Flight)
Border Guard Aviation (Kyrgyzstan Border Troops)
Public Service Aviation
Medical Aviation – (Ministry of Emergency Situations)
Police (Ministry of Internal Affairs)
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None at present.
Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots
Civil Airports & Airfields
Military Air Bases & Airfields
Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.
Aviation Museum, Bishkek (closed)
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To be added.