Central Asia between Bark and Wood 3

Central Asia between Bark and Wood Part III

6: Energy and great power games Central Asia is rich in natural resources – especially large oil and gas deposits in Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan call for foreign interest. The central location near Afghanistan also gives the region great military strategic importance . Both global and regional powers are trying to strengthen their position. At the […]

Kyrgyzstan Travel Advice

Kyrgyzstan Travel Advice

General travel information for Kyrgyzstan Continent: Asia Geographical location: Central Asia Highest elevation: Dschengisch Tschokusu (7439 m above sea level) Longest river: Naryn (534 km) Form of government: Parliamentary republic System of Government: Parliamentary system Languages: Kyrgyz, Russian Neighboring countries: Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and China Capital: Bishkek Area: Approx. 199,900 kmĀ² Residents: Approx. 6,256,700 people […]