Climate

The climatic conditions of Kyrgyzstan is determined by its geographical position. Most of the territory of the republic is located in the temperate zone, the southern. areas are located in…

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Highest Peaks of Central Asia

No. Name Other Name Elevation Country 1 Peak Pobeda Mount Tomur 7439 China-Kyrgyzstan 2 Khan Tengri Tengi Tag 7010 Kyrgyzstan -Kazakstan 3 Muzat I – 6955 China 4 Pshavela –…

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List of the some of the mountain ranges in the country with their highest peaks

Range Length (in km) Width (in km) Highest peak Highest Point (m. a.s.l.) Average Height (m. a.s.l.) Koshaal Too 582 54 Pobeda (Victory Peak) 7439 4500 Chon Alai 250 40…

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Peak Pobeda

Peak Pobeda – Victory Peak Peak Pobeda, is one of three 7000-plus meter giants in Kyrgyzstan . At 7439 metres, it is the highest mountain in the Tien Shan range…

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Peak Lenin

Peak Lenin in the Osh oblast lies on the border with Tajikistan – it rises to a height of 7134m and was the third highest mountain in the former Soviet…

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Peak Khan Tengri

Khan Tengri: lies in the Issyk Kul oblast near the border with Kazakhstan . (The name is translated variously as “Prince of Spirits” or “Ruler of the Sky”) Until recently…

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Some other Kyrgyz Peaks

Some other peaks, most of these names will mean little except to experienced mountaineers, but these are some of the more famous peaks: Adynge: In the the Ala Archa national…

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Mountaineering Base Camps

There are a number of base camps for mountaineers, trekkers, and others which operate during July, August and the first part of September. The camps have facilities for accommodating expeditions…

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Lake Ala Kol

Ala Kol lake is on the popular trekking routes between Altyn-Arashan and the Karakol gorge at an altitude of 3532m.  It is often the first overnight stop on the route…

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Myortvoye Ozero – Salty Lake

Kyrgyzstan’s "Dead Sea" For most of the way, the road which runs around the southern shore of Lake Issyk Kul hugs the coast quite closely.  About 30km from Balykchy, however, if…

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