Kyrgyzstan Country Quiz

Can you guess these facts about the country of Kyrgyzstan?
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Last updated: June 2, 2020
First submittedMay 20, 2019
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Capital city of Kyrgyzstan
Bishkek
Only bordering country whose name does not end with "-stan"
China
Second most-spoken language after Kyrgyz
Russian
Metal which comprises 43% Kyrgyzstan's exports
Gold
Type of portable dwelling depicted on the flag
Yurt
Currency of Kyrgyzstan
Som
Illegal, but still practiced way of obtaining a bride, known as "Ala kachuu"
Kidnapping
"Ulak tartysh" is the sport in which horse-mounted players attempt
to place this type of animal in a goal
Goat (or a Calf
sometimes)
Mountain range covering eastern Kyrgyzstan
Tian Shan
2005 revolution that led to the overthrow of President Askar Akayev
(hint: a flower)
Tulip Revolution
Country from which Kyrgyzstan gained its independence in 1991
Soviet Union
Second-largest ethnic group, about 14.7% of the population
Uzbek
Major lake that is entirely located in Kyrgyzstan
Issyk-Kul
The region of Arslanbob contains the largest forest of this type of nut
Walnut
Epic poem that tells of the formation of the Kyrgyz people - thought to be more than
1,000 years old and 20 times longer than Homer's Odyssey
Epic of Manas
Second-largest city (hint: 3 letters long)
Osh
Kyrgyzstan is further from the ____ than any other country
Sea
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Level 68
May 31, 2020
There are several ways of spelling the lake that I have seen (Yssk-Kul, Ysyk-Kul) that aren't accepted
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Level 70
Jun 2, 2020
Please have a look at this wiki article. The idea that the Epic of Manas is older than Homer's work has no serious support.
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Level 65
Jun 2, 2020
The clue is not stating that
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Level 47
Jul 10, 2020
Accept coast for sea?
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Level 81
Jul 10, 2020
I learned several new things from this quiz, thanks!