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The Geography, Climate and Vegetation of Kyrgyzstan

  • Djamin A. Akimaliev
  • David E. Zaurov
  • Sasha W. Eisenman
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Abstract

Kyrgyzstan is a mountainous country in the northeastern part of Central Asia. The Kyrgyz Republic shares borders to the south and southeast with Tajikistan and China, to the north and northwest with Kazakhstan, and with Uzbekistan to the west. The country covers 198,500 km2 (76,621 sq miles) and has a population of approximately 5.3 million. Kyrgyzstan is divided into seven provinces (Fig. 1.1).

Keywords

Juglans Regia Middle Mountain Mountainous Country Elevation Belt Persian Walnut 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Djamin A. Akimaliev
    • 1
  • David E. Zaurov
    • 2
  • Sasha W. Eisenman
    • 3
  1. 1.Kyrgyz Agricultural Research InstituteBishkekThe Kyrgyz Republic
  2. 2.School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Department of Plant Biology and PathologyRutgers UniversityNew BrunswickUSA
  3. 3.College of Liberal Arts, School of Environmental Design, Department of Landscape Architecture and HorticultureTemple UniversityAmblerUSA

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