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Symbolism of the rider and the horse
2 years ago

Symbolism of the rider and the horse

I was standing in front of the element, frozen in swirling surroundings. The air, the sky and the earth were moving quickly. I was focused only on two …
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A yurt in detail
2 years ago

A yurt in detail

A yurt, a traditional mobile home of nomads, is well-known to all inhabitants of the prairies and highlands of Central Asia. Therefore, it is not rare that you come across yurts when you travel around Kyrgyzstan, too. Read More

Be prepared for questions
2 years ago

Be prepared for questions

If you are all about privacy, confidentiality and typical Western reticence, do not come to Kyrgyzstan. Otherwise, be prepared for questions, many of which might make you feel a bit awkward. Read More

Name story
2 years ago

Name story

Have you ever thought of names as a mirror of a nation’s soul or a doorway to the treasury of what people value, respect or extol? Kyrgyz names reveal this nation’s admiration and respect for nature, reverence for old traditions and an awe of love. Read More

Hunting with golden eagles
3 years ago

Hunting with golden eagles

Animals have always been playing an important role in the life of nomadic people. The tradition of hunting with birds of prey (predatory birds mainly living in the mountains), dates …
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The young democracy
3 years ago

The young democracy

 Politics of Kyrgyzstan takes place in the framework of parliamentary representative democratic republic, whereby the President is the head of the state and the Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan is the …
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Religion in Kyrgyzstan
3 years ago

Religion in Kyrgyzstan

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According to National Statistics Committee the population of the country is about 5.2 million inhabitants and religion by percentage is following:

Islam 86% (mostly Sunni branch)

Russian Orthodoxy 12%

Other religions
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Kyrgyz hospitality
3 years ago

Kyrgyz hospitality

 

Kyrgyzstan is known as a country of great hospitality. But what does hospitality actually mean? Basically hospitality describes the relationship between the host and their guests, or …
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Kyrgyz national drinks
3 years ago

Kyrgyz national drinks

In Kyrgyz Republic, as in any other country you will come across popular drinks as Coca – Cola, popular beers as Heineken, or Ice Tea made by Lipton. But actually …
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Famous personalities of Kyrgyzstan
3 years ago

Famous personalities of Kyrgyzstan

How many famous Kyrgyz people do you know? If you´ve never been to Kyrgyzstan, probably not many. Let´s not talk about Manas, let us introduce other people, who Kyrgyzstan can …
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