Kyrgyzstan
geographical name independent country W central Asia; a constituent republic ( Kirgiz Republic (or Kirghiz Republic) ) of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 1936-91; capital Bishkek area 76,641 square miles (198,500 square kilometers), population 4,526,000

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