Kyrgyzstan is located in Central Asia. Kyrgyzstan is bordered by Kazakhstan to the north, China to the east, Tajikistan to the south, and uzbekistan to the west.
Explore Kyrgyzstan Using Google Earth:
Google Earth is a free program from Google that allows you to explore satellite images showing the cities and landscapes of Kyrgyzstan and all of Asia in fantastic detail. It works on your desktop computer, tablet, or mobile phone. The images in many areas are detailed enough that you can see houses, vehicles and even people on a city street. Google Earth is free and easy-to-use.
Kyrgyzstan on a World Wall Map:
Kyrgyzstan is one of nearly 200 countries illustrated on our Blue Ocean Laminated Map of the World. This map shows a combination of political and physical features. It includes country boundaries, major cities, major mountains in shaded relief, ocean depth in blue color gradient, along with many other features. This is a great map for students, schools, offices and anywhere that a nice map of the world is needed for education, display or decor.
Kyrgyzstan On a Large Wall Map of Asia:
If you are interested in Kyrgyzstan and the geography of Asia our large laminated map of Asia might be just what you need. It is a large political map of Asia that also shows many of the continent's physical features in color or shaded relief. Major lakes, rivers,cities, roads, country boundaries, coastlines and surrounding islands are all shown on the map.
Alay Mountain, Chatyr-Kol, Kakshaal Range, Kyrgyz Range, Naryn River, Song-Kol, Syr Darya, Tian Shaw, Toktogul Reservoir, Turkestan Range, Ysyk-Kol and Zarafshon Range.
Kyrgyzstan Natural Resources:
Kyrgyzstan has several fuel resources, some of which are locally exploitable coal, oil, and natural gas. In addition, there is abundant hydropower. The country has significant deposits of gold and rare earth metals. Other natural deposits found in this country include nepheline, mercury, bismuth, lead, and zinc.
Kyrgyzstan Natural Hazards:
The country of Kyrgyzstan is prone to earthquakes. Major flooding can occur in the spring when snow melts quickly and rivers become overwhelmed.
Kyrgyzstan Environmental Issues:
Environmental issues for Kyrgyzstan, in central Asia, are mostly water related. The country's issues include water pollution and the fact that many people get their water directly from contaminated streams and wells. As a result of this, water-borne diseases are prevalent. In addition, there is increasing soil salinity from faulty irrigation practices.