Of the eight countries participating in the Sochi Camp 2014, the country in focus today is Kyrgyzstan! How much do you know about Kyrgyzstan? Answer the following questions to the best of your ability and give yourself a mark out of 10 based on how many correct responses you give. Ready? Set? Go!

1. What is the capital of Kyrgyzstan?

What are the official language(s) of Kyrgyzstan?

What does the yellow sun in the Kyrgyz flag represent?

True or False: Kyrgyzstan is home to the largest glacier in the world.

What is the national currency?

When did Kyrgyzstan achieve independence?

True or False: Kyrgyzstan has the world’s biggest Walnut Forests.

How many Delegates from Kyrgyzstan are present at the Sochi Camp 2014?

True or False: The city of Osh formed part of the Silk Road.

What is the most famous national drink?


Our Kyrgyz Delegates representing their nation wearing traditional Kyrgyz felt hats and carrying the Kyrgyz flag!

How did you do? Hopefully you got a few of the questions right. If not, now you know 10 new facts about Kyrgyzstan!

Answer Key:
1. Bishkek; 2. Russian and Kyrgyz; 3. 40 warriors of the mythical hero Manas; 4. False, the Inylchek Glacier of Kyrgyzstan is one of the largest glaciers in the world; 5. Som; 6. 1991 from the Soviet Union; 7. True; 8. Eight Delegates; 9. True; 10.horse milk “kumyz”.