Kyrgyzstan is a territory, which occupied a large part of the high mountains. It is inhabited by rare animals, and this country has a rich flora. The lakes with crystal-clear water, waterfalls and mountain rivers attract nature lovers.
The total area of Republic is equal to 198.5 square kilometers. We can say that almost all the territory belongs to the western part of the Tien Shan mountains.
The magnificence and the unique of nature in this region is simply amazing. Eco friendly environment, remoteness from oceans and other factors contribute to a rich plant and animal worlds.
There are mountains, steppe, swamp and forests.
Mountains – is a foundation of Kyrgyzstan. Many believe that Kyrgyzstan is a kind of second Switzerland, with pristine nature.
Very massive mountain ranges and closed intermountain valleys contribute to the formation of more than 6000 glaciers, which created so-called “Arctic”.
One of the high points is almost the whole the Tien Shan mountain system. In the eastern part is located “The Victory Peak”. It is about 7.439 meters above sea level. “The Lenin Peak” presents in the southern part. It is reached 7.134 meters above sea level.
In Kyrgyzstan flows over 27,000 rivers and there are more than 2000 lakes and artificial reservoirs.
The Sary-Chelek Lake is located at an altitude of 1874 m. It is considered a Biosphere Reserve. The Issyk-Kul lake is located at an altitude of 1606 m. In winter, the water temperature in lake is equal to + 4,2 ° … + 5,0 °C. In summer, it is rise to + 18 ° … + 24 °.
The climate in Kyrgyzstan has been changing. It all depends on geographical location of a region. In general, the climate is considered to be a sharply-continental or dry.
And at the Issyk-Kul lake the climate is considered to maritime.
In the summer, in the valleys of the Republic is hot and in winter is very cold. If you decide to go to Kyrgyzstan, you should visit in this country both in winter and summer. In every season, nature of Kyrgyzstan is very beautiful.