Mountainous country

Kyrgyzstan - a mountainous country. Virtually all of its territory lies above 500 meters Approximately 90% of the country lies above 1,500 meters above sea level, and about a third - at altitudes above 3000 m average altitude of - 2750 m, which is greater than the maximum heights of the Carpathians, the Urals, the Crimean Mountains, Khibiny.
The highest peak - Pobeda Peak - up to 7439 m in height and yield of all the peaks of the former USSR, only the peak of Communism in the Pamirs. Total in the republic there are 14 peaks over 6,000 meters and 26 peaks higher than Mont Blanc (4,807 m) - the highest point of Europe.
The lowest point of the CD is located in the Fergana Valley - 401 m According to others - in Kulunda Valley (394 m) Lyailyak area.
Mountain ranges of Kyrgyzstan are predominantly east-west and sub-latitudinal direction. The main mountain system - the Tien Shan. Southern part of Kyrgyzstan occupy mountain ranges of the Pamir-Alai and Pamir.
Go to the Northern Tien Shan mountain ranges belong to Kyrgyzstan, Talas Alatau Alatau Zailiyskiy, Suusamyr-Too Kungey and Ala-Ala-Terskey.