Kyrgyzstan Political Map
Kyrgyzstan Country Information:
Kyrgyzstan is located in Central Asia. Kyrgyzstan is bordered by Kazakhstan to the north, China to the east, Tajikistan to the south, and uzbekistan to the west.
Kyrgyzstan Bordering Countries:
China, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
At-Bashy, Balykchy, Bazar-Kurgan, Bishkek, Bokonbaev, Cholpon-Ata, Daroot-Korgon, Grigorevka, Guicho, Jalal-Abad, Kara Balta, Karakol, Kara-Kol, Kara-Koo, Kara-Say, Kara-Suu, Khaydardan, Kirov, Kochkor, Kyzkl-oy, Kyzyl-Kyya, Ming-Kush, Naryn, Osh, Ozgon, Sary-Tash, Sokuluk, Suluktu, Talas, Tash-Komur, Tokmok, Torugart and Tup.
Alay Mountain, Chatyr-Kol, Kakshaal Range, Kyrgyz Range, Naryn River, Song-Kol, Syr Darya, Tian Shaw, Toktogul Reservoir, Turkestan Range, Ysyk-Kol and Zarafshon Range.
Kyrgyzstan Natural Resources:
Kyrgyzstan has several fuel resources, some of which are locally exploitable coal, oil, and natural gas. In addition, there is abundant hydropower. The country has significant deposits of gold and rare earth metals. Other natural deposits found in this country include nepheline, mercury, bismuth, lead, and zinc.
Kyrgyzstan Natural Hazards:
There are no natural hazards listed in CIA - The World Factbook for Kyrgyzstan.
Kyrgyzstan Environmental Issues:
Environmental issues for Kyrgyzstan, in central Asia, are mostly water related. The country's issues include water pollution and the fact that many people get their water directly from contaminated streams and wells. As a result of this, water-borne diseases are prevalent. In addition, there is increasing soil salinity from faulty irrigation practices.