Flag of Kyrgyzstan

Flag of Kyrgyzstan

With military parades, sporting events, dance performances and speeches, on 31st August Kyrgyzstan celebrates its Independence Day with a public holiday. The day commemorates independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.

The flag of the Kyrgyz Republic was adopted in March 1992. The design consists of a red field with a “Tunduk” symbol at the center. The “Tunduk” is a representation of a yurt over a yellow sun with forty rays which represents the followers of Kyrgyz national hero, Manas the Noble and the tribes he united.

National Anthem of Kyrgyzstan: Кыргыз Республикасынын Мамлекеттик Гимни (Kyrgyz) “National Anthem of the Kyrgyz Republic”


Capital CityArea (World Ranking)2023 Population (World Ranking)CurrencyFlag Ratio (Decimal)Adopted
Bishkek199,951 km2 / 77,202 mi²
(85th)
7,000,000
(112th)
Kyrgyzstani som3:5 (1.667)1992

What Kyrgyzstan is known as in various languages
Chirgisia (Latin), Ciorgastàn (Scots Gaelic), Cirgistan (Welsh alternative), Cư-rơ-gư-xtan (Vietnamese), Cyrgystan (Welsh), Gherghīzestān – قرقيزستان (Persian), Ghrghstan – Ղրղստան (Armenian), Jí’ěrjísī – 吉爾吉斯/吉尔吉斯 (Mandarin Chinese variant), Jí’ěrjísīsītǎn – 吉爾吉斯斯坦/吉尔吉斯斯坦 (Mandarin Chinese), Khikitsathan – คีร์กีซสถาน (Thai), Kiragijistāna – কিৰগিজিস্তান (Assamese), Kiragijistāna – কিরগিজিস্তান (Bengali), Kireugiseuseutan / K’irŭgisŭsŭt’an – 키르기스스탄 (Korean), Kirghizia (English variant, Italian variant), Kirghizistan (French, Italian), Kirghisía – Κιργισία or Kirghistán – Κιργιστάν (Greek), Kirgiisia (Estonian variant), Kirgisia (Faroese, Finnish), Kirgisië (Afrikaans), Kirgisien (Danish variant), Kirgisistan (Alemannic, Danish, German, Norwegian), Kirgistan (Cebuano, Croatian, Danish variant, former Finnish, Indonesian, Kapampangan, Polish), Kirgistan – Киргистан or Kirgizija – Киргизија (Macedonian, Serbian), Kirgisthana – किरगिस्थान (Sanskrit), Kirgisthanaya – කිර්ගිස්ථානය (Sinhala), Kirgizastān – किर्गिज़स्तान (Hindi), Kirgizië (Dutch), Kirgizija (Lithuanian, Slovene variant), Kirgizio (Esperanto), Kirgizistan (Albanian, Slovene, Swedish), Kırgızistan (Turkish), il-Kirgiżistan (Maltese), Kirgizisztán (Hungarian), Kirgizsko (Slovak), Kîrgîzstan or Republica Kîrgîză (Romanian), Kirgizstan – Киргизстан (Bulgarian), Kirgizstāna (Latvian), Kirgiztan (Acehnese), Kirguistán (Asturian), Kirguistán, Kirguizistán or Kirguisia (Spanish), Kirguistan (Waray-Waray), Kirguizistan (Franco-Provençal), Kirgizstan – קירגיזסטן (Hebrew), Kirugisu – キルギス (Japanese), Kõrgõstan (Võro), Kõrgõzstan (Estonian), Kyrgyzstán (Czech), Kyrgyzstan – Кыргызстан (Kirghiz, Russian), Kyrgyzstan (Filipino/Tagalog, Min Nan), Kyrhyzstan – Киргизстан (Ukrainian), Qirghīzstān – قرغيزستان (Arabic), Qirgizeti – ყირგიზეთი (Georgian, Mingrelian), Qırğızıstan (Azeri), Qirugisitan (Inuktitut), Quirguisistán (Aragonese), Quirguistão (Portuguese variant), Quirguízia (Portuguese variant), Quirguizistão (Portuguese variant), Qyrghythstan – Ҡырғыҙстан (Bashkir), கிர்கிஸ்தான் (Tamil)

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