Countries in Central Asia

By | October 29, 2021


Kyrgyzstan belongs to Central Asia. This country borders four other countries, namely Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, China and Uzbekistan.

Although Kyrgyzstan lacks forests, Kyrgyzstan has the largest walnut forests in the world. Various animals such as deer, foxes and of course many other animals also live in these forests. Birds of prey also live in the higher parts of the country. Kyrgyzstan has two airports. One is in Bishkek and the second in Osh. The national dish of Kyrgyzstan is Beschbermak. A pasta dish mostly with mutton, but sometimes with pork. It is eaten with fingers.

The capital of Kyrgyzstan is Bishkek. Bishkek has 700,000 inhabitants. There are many small tricky water channels and artificial lakes. Bishkek unfortunately has very few old sights that can tell something about Bishkek. For that it has many new beautiful modern buildings. They are also very worth seeing. Many discovery events and theatrical performances are offered. You can really relax. If you drive an hour, you can see something nice. There is a 25 meter high minaret. It is said to be from the 11th century. It is a rest of the city of Balasagun. There is also something for mountaineers. There is an Ala Artscha camp 40 km from Bishkek. Even as a non-mountaineer it is worth looking at. If you are further away from the capital, it may be that you can no longer see a hotel far and wide. Sometimes it is difficult to get a room.

The city of Osh belongs to Kyrgyzstan. This city has around 220,000 inhabitants. Russians, Tajiks, Uzbeks and Kyrgyz people live in this city. There are very nice museums in this city. It is located in the south and is the second largest city. To the east of Osh is the Sary-Tschelek nature park with the lake of the same name. The colorful bazaar in Osh is well worth seeing.


Turkmenistan is located in Central Asia. It has approximately 5,150,000 inhabitants. In Turkmenistan the clocks are not changed in winter and summer. This makes the difference between Central Europe plus three hours in summer and plus four hours in winter. If you want to travel to Turkmenistan, you have to apply for a visa. You can do that in Berlin. 1 euro is worth 4.2258 Turkmen manat. Turkmenistan borders with Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Afghanistan and the Caspian Sea.

Turkmenistan has mineral resources. It has a lot of oil and gas. There are fewer and fewer tourists in Turkmenistan. The hotels and coffees tend to remain empty. The locals always stay with their relatives when they travel. Therefore, if you want to travel to Turkmenistan, it is advisable to book everything in advance at the travel agency. You should definitely have all vaccinations if you want to travel there. This applies to your own security.

Turkmenistan is a presidential republic, with a one-party system. Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow is the head of state and head of government. The area of ​​Turkmenistan is 488,100 square kilometers. The population density is 10.3 inhabitants per km².
The capital of Turkmenistan is Ashgabat. It has a population of 800,000. If you translate Ashgabat, it means place of love. A very nice sight in Ashgabat is the Museum of Fine Arts.

There is a carpet of 196 square meters. It was made with the famous Turkmen carpet knotting art. Not only do many trees and flowers bloom around this city, but horses and other animals are also bred here. But that’s only because direct rivers flow from the mountains to Ashgabat and you have enough water. Ashgabat is the most popular city for tourists. If you travel to Turkmenistan you should definitely spend at least a day in Ashgabat.
The Karakum desert occupies almost 95 percent of the land area of ​​Turkmenistan. It is both sand and rubble desert.


According to findjobdescriptions, Uzbekistan has around 27.7 million inhabitants. More than 10.4 million people are under the age of eighteen.

Tashkent is the capital city with more than 2,140,000 inhabitants. If you want to travel from Germany to Tashkent by train, you have to expect that you will be traveling around 100 hours and that you need a transit visa because you are traveling through Kazakhstan. You can buy a lot of silk fabrics and beautiful carpets there. There you can easily pay with dollars, but the actual currency is So´m.

The national language of Uzbekistan is Uzbek, but more than 14% of the population still speak Russian.

The national dish of Uzbekistan is Plow. This dish mostly consists of rice, carrots and meat. In this country, men prepare this dish better than women. That’s why you very rarely see it being prepared by a woman.

Samarkand also belongs to Uzbekistan and has around 375,000 inhabitants. Samarkand is one of the oldest cities in the world. There are three old Koran schools in the main square of Samarkand.

Uzbekistan has an area of ​​447,400 km² and is located in central Central Asia. Although Uzbekistan is 80% desert and steppe, there are many different types of animals and plants. There are around 3000 different types of grass and more than 80 types of tree. Likewise, there are more than 40 different types of mammals and more than 400 species of birds. More than 70 different types of fish and 60 different types of reptiles can also be found in Uzbekistan.

The number of tourists in Uzbekistan increases slightly every year. The most popular cities for tourists are Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva. The best times to travel to Uzbekistan are April to June and September to October. If you travel directly in summer you will regret it because it is just too hot.

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