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Bishkek – the capital of Kyrgyzstan, is the largest city in the country. Located in the Chui valley in Northern Kyrgyzstan. Is 25 km from the border with Kazakhstan. Cultural, scientific and financial center of the country. The internal division of the city is represented by four administrative districts. The population of 858,3 thousand people, 66,2% of Kyrgyz and 23% Russian.

Telephone code: 996 312. Postcode: 720000. Automobile codes: In, E.

VII century was known as the settlement Jul ' . Based in 1825 year as the fortress of Pishpek. In 1868, on the site of the previously destroyed fortress was founded the village of Pishpek. In 1878 year he received the city status. In 1926 was in Frunze, in honor of the native of the city, Soviet military leader Mikhail Frunze. In 1991 has received the name Bishkek. The name given to either honor the mythological hero Bishkek-Baatyr, or from similarity of the old name Pishpek with the word Bishkek, meaning a kitchen utensil in the form of a stick for churning yogurt was kept.

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Swiss delegation visits Kyrgyzstan to strengthen cooperation, economic ties
 07/18/2018 01:40, " Times of Central Asia " tells: "BISHKEK (TCA) — The 30-strong Swiss delegation including representatives from parliament, cantonal governments and the private sector, headed ..."
Swiss Delegation visits Kyrgyzstan to strengthen cooperation and promote economic ties
 07/17/2018 08:55, " AKIpress (press release) " tells: "The delegation visited Kyrgyzstan on July 13-15, the Embassy of ... During its stay in Bishkek, the Swiss delegation met with representatives of the ..."

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Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek councilors eject ex-president's final top ally
 07/14/2018 03:50, " EurasiaNet " tells: "City councilors in Kyrgyzstan's capital voted in an impromptu session on July 13 to dismiss the mayor, thereby ejecting the final high-ranking ally of ..."
President Jeenbekov attends inauguration ceremony of President Erdogan
 07/11/2018 06:00, " AKIpress (press release) " tells: "... regulator16:04 Bishkek suffers from extremely hot weather15:49 Permanent population of Tashkent almost 2.5 million people15:43 Kyrgyzstan, ..."

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Invasion of venomous spiders? Entomologist says they are not dangerous, normal for Kyrgyzstan
 07/18/2018 08:55, " AKIpress (press release) " tells: "AKIPRESS.COM - Big spiders were caught by people in Naryn and Bishkek. People in Kyrgyzstan noted increase in number of spiders and expressed ..."
Kyrgyzstan student's protest against bride kidnapping
 07/18/2018 01:40, " The New Indian Express " tells: "KYRGYZSTAN: Inside a nomadic yurt pitched next to her family home in ... Last month, several thousand people rallied in the capital, Bishkek, in two ..."
Near to Bishkek: Almaty (Kazakhstan) 194 km, Taraz (Kazakhstan) 261 km, Taldykorgan (Kazakhstan) 387 km, Shymkent (Kazakhstan) 412 km
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