Welcome to Kyrgyzstan - The Switzerland of Central Asia
|Time Difference from India||Kyrgyzstan is 30 minutes ahead of India|
|Travel time from Delhi to Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan||6-7 hours direct flight|
|Type of colleges||Both Private & Government|
|Duration of MBBS||5 years|
|Medium of Instruction||English and Kyrgyz. Some colleges are Bilingual|
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Kyrgyzstan is one of the best options to pursue MBBS in Abroad and fulfil your academic dreams.
Kyrgyzstan (official Kyrgyz Republic) is a rugged Central Asian country along the Silk Road, the ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean. It is one of the six independent Turkic states. This landlocked republic is bordered by Kazakhstan to the north, Uzbekistan to the west, Tajikistan to the southwest and People’s Republic of China to the east.
The name ‘Kyrgyz’ is derived from the Turkic word for ‘Forty’. It has a reference to the ‘Forty Clans of Manas’; the legendary hero, who united forty regional clans against the Uyghurs. So, legendary past of Kyrgyzstan spans over 2,000 years, encompassing a variety of Cultures & Empires.
It is one of the 45 landlocked Nations in the World.
Area: The territory of Kyrgyzstan covers an area of 199,951 km², which means 77,202 square miles
Land Boundaries: Kyrgyzstan’s land boundaries crossing- Uzbekistan – 1,314 km, Kazakhstan- 1,212 km, Tajikistan – 984 km, China- 1063 Km
Capital of Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek is the capital of Kyrgyzstan that covers an area of 127 km². The place is the administrative, political and economic centre of Kyrgyzstan, also a place of historic & cultural significance. Bishkek is the perfect place for tourism in Kyrgyzstan.
Currency: Kyrgyzstani Som is the official currency of Kyrgyzstan, which replaced the Soviet ruble on May 10, 1993.
Official Language: Kyrgyz is the official language of Kyrgyzstan, though Russian has also been recognized as an official language. Many business and political affairs are carried out in Russian, though Kyrgyz is widely spoken across the country and is now the language of parliament. The Kyrgyz language belongs to the Turkic group of languages.
Religion in Kyrgyzstan: Islam is the dominant religion that is practised in Kyrgyzstan. Although the country is a secular state, Islam has exerted growing influence in politics. 80% of the population is Muslim, while 17% follow Russian Orthodoxy and 3% other religions.
Sports: Football is the most popular sport in Kyrgyzstan. The official governing body is the football federation of Kyrgyzstan Republic. Wrestling, Ice hockey, The Kyrgyz national team took Kyrgyzstan’s first medal at the Asian Winter Games.
Climatic Conditions in Kyrgyzstan: Kyrgyzstan has a continental climate with cold winters and warm summers. In the lowlands, the temperature ranges from around -6°C (21°F) in January to 24°C (75°F) in July. In the low-lying Fergana Valley of the south temperatures may peak as high as the low 40s in summer.
The form of Government: Kyrgyzstan is a unitary parliamentary republic.
Governmental Bodies: Kyrgyzstan’s parliament is called Jogorku Kenesh, and the chief of state is the president, while the prime minister is the head of the government.
Kyrgyz Flag: The flag features a yellow tunduk with 40 rays of sun spiralling around it on a red background. The tunduk is traditionally the circular top portion of a yurt and symbolizes the home and the universe. The rays of the sun represent the 40 tribes of Kyrgyzstan.
Kyrgyz Emblem: The emblem features a hawk beating its wings in front of a panorama of the Tian Shan and a rising sun. The most prominent colour is light blue, which traditionally signifies courage and generosity.
As far as education is concerned, Kyrgyzstan is an ideal choice of international students, especially Indian medical aspirants; for pursuing MBBS in the Top Medical Universities of Kyrgyzstan.
To know more about it, refer to the facilities in medical education given in Kyrgyzstan.