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Welcome to Kyrgyzstan!

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General Information

The official language of Kyrgyzstan is Kyrgyz (official state language)Russian (co-official).

The national currency of Kyrgyzstan is Som (c) (KGS).

1 KGS equals  .
equals  KGS.

Location

Kyrgyzstan

The distance from to Kyrgyzstan is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Kyrgyzstan. Exercise normal precautions in the Kyrgyz Republic. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Dial 102 to call the police in Kyrgyzstan.

LGBT

Kyrgyzstan has a score of -2 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Kyrgyzstan ranks #95 worldwide.

LGBTI Travelers:

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Kyrgyzstan should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Kyrgyzstan:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
  • Yellow Fever
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Kyrgyzstan to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Kyrgyzstan differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Kyrgyzstan, the standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type F
Weather

The temperature difference between Kyrgyzstan and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Sat November 09 21–44°F  /  -6–7°C 39% 4%
Sun November 10 20–44°F  /  -7–6°C 41% 5%
Mon November 11 20–40°F  /  -7–4°C 46% 19%
Tue November 12 15–40°F  /  -9–4°C 38% 3%
Wed November 13 18–43°F  /  -8–6°C 30% 0%
Thu November 14 18–43°F  /  -8–6°C 36% 5%
Fri November 15 19–41°F  /  -7–5°C 44% 5%
Sat November 16 17–42°F  /  -8–5°C 40% 7%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 07:42 am and sets at 05:49 pm. This equates to 10.1 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Kyrgyzstan, it is in . When the sun sets in Kyrgyzstan, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Kyrgyzstan is 50.00 KGS. Every kilometer costs an additional 12.00 KGS. Every hour of waiting time costs 180.00 KGS.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Kyrgyzstan.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 44.00 KGS in Kyrgyzstan.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 304.10 KGS.

The legal drinking age in Kyrgyzstan is 18. This is also the minimum age to purchase alcohol.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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