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Kyrgyzstan uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.
The languages that are typically spoken are Kyrgyz and Russian
Kyrgyzstan uses the Kyrgyzstani som (symbol: ??), code KGS.Banknotes come in denominations of 5000, 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 soms and 50, 10 and 1 tyiyns. Som is subdivided into 100 tyiyns. Coins come in denominations of 10, 5, 3 and 1 soms and 50, 10 and 1 tyiyns.
Automatic teller machines are common in Kyrgyzstan. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Internet speed in Kyrgyzstan is on average 3.0 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Kyrgyzstan is low. It is not as easy to find one.
You can buy a SIM card for about 650.72 KGS, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Beeline, MegaCom or O!. Kyrgyzstan uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Kyrgyzstan upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.
To call Kyrgyzstan, dial +, then 996 (the country code for Kyrgyzstan), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Kyrgyzstan, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 312 .
In Kyrgyzstan you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 20 km/h (12 mph) in residential areas, 60 km/h (37 mph) in all built-up areas, 60-90 km/h (37-55 mph) on undivided highways, 90-110 km/h (55-68 mph) on motorways and 90-110 km/h (55-68 mph) on expressways.
Import and export information
Same as restricted import list.
Other items:Goods for personal use, including toiletries, clothing, sports equipment, and musical instruments.
Other items:Medication for personal use.
Other items:A comprehensive list of particular items that may be brought into Kyrgyzstan may be found atMoving Goods by Individuals.
No information available.
Endangered animals, plants, and their derivative products protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) may require protected species permits.
Precious metals and stones.
Weapons, firearms, ammunition, and explosives.
Narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances.
Cultural property and items of historical value.
Rare collections and specimens of flora and fauna.
Poisonous and toxic substances.
Printed matter, films, photos, and other media which contain official state secrets, promote fascism, or incite hatred.
Printed matter, films, photos, and other media of a pornographic nature.
It is recommended that travellers are up to date on routine vaccinations including measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (DPT), varicella (chickenpox), polio, and yearly flu shots.
A hepatitis A vaccination is recommended as travellers may contract hepatitis A through contaminated food or water in Kyrgyzstan, regardless of where they are eating or staying.
A hepatitis B vaccination is recommended for those who may have sexual contact with a new partner, who may get a tattoo or piercing, or have any medical procedures.
A typhoid vaccination is recommended for most travellers, especially those staying with friends or relatives, visiting smaller cities or rural areas, or for those that are adventurous eaters.
A rabies vaccination is recommended for those planning an outdoor holiday, for wildlife professionals such as veterinarians and researchers, for those who are taking a long trip or moving to Kyrgyzstan, and children as they are more likely to receive animal bites.
Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) is reported in Kyrgyzstan between April and November. For further information, please visit the CDCTick-borne Encephalitis Advice.
Tuberculosis (TB) is a risk in Kyrgyzstan. For further information, please visit the CDC Tuberculosis Advice.