Kyrgyzstan: Introduction

Kyrgyzstan is a landlocked and mountainous country located in Central Asia and bordered by China, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. The government system is a republic. The chief of state is the President and the head of government is the Prime Minister. Kyrgyzstan has an emerging mixed economic system in which the economy includes a variety of private freedom, combined with centralized economic planning and government regulation. Kyrgyzstan is a member of the Eurasian Economic Community (EAEC).