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Kyrgyzstan Map and Satellite Image
Kyrgyzstan Bordering Countries:China, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
Regional Maps:Map of Asia, World Map
Where is Kyrgyzstan?
Kyrgyzstan Satellite Image
Kyrgyzstan 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 Cities: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.
Kyrgyzstan Locations: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:The country of Kyrgyzstan is prone to earthquakes. Major flooding can occur in the spring when snow melts quickly and rivers become overwhelmed.
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.
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