Kyrgyzstan is a landlocked country bordering Kazakhstan, China, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. The mountainous region of the Tian Shan covers over 80% of the country. Their sheer untouched beauty, largely free from ski lifts, funiculars, frequently used paths and observation platforms, stands majestic and intact. The country is a land full of snowfield and glaciers, cascading streams and rich green Alps. Kyrgyzstan is often called as . ‘’ "The Switzerland of Asia" ’’.
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The country's climate varies by region. The climate is subtropical in the Ferghana Valley and temperate in the northern foothill zone.
The average winter minimum is -24C. Throughout the country, springtime buds appear in April and May, though nights can still be below freezing. Mid-May to mid-June is pleasant, though many mountain passes will still experience snow. From the end of June through the mid-August, most afternoons will reach 32C or higher, with a maximum of 40C in Fergana Valley towns such as Jalal-Abad; mountain valleys are considerably cooler.
In general, invitation letter from a registered tour operator is required to obtain the tourist entry visa for Kyrgyzstan. Upon arrival in Kyrgyzstan, ensure that your passport is stamped to show the date you entered the country. You may encounter problems when leaving the country if you have entered the country by the trekking routes from Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan bypassing staffed border crossings.
Kyrgyz: State language, Russian: official language
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Climate varies regionally. The southwestern Fergana Valley is subtropical and extremely hot in summer, with temperatures reaching 40°C (104°F). The northern foothills are temperate and the Tien Shan varies from dry continental to polar climate, depending on elevation. In the coldest areas temperatures are sub-zero for around 40 days in winter and even some desert areas experience constant snowfall in this period.
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