• Country: Kyrgyzstan
  • City: Bishkek
  • Population: 976,700
  • Area: 1,145,000 km2
Aibek Junushaliev

Mayor: Aibek Junushaliev

Membership in the executive board:

Bishkek is the capital of Kyrgyzstan. Besides the various government buildings, there are theatres, the local Academy of Sciences (founded 1954), the Kyrgyz State University (1951), and agricultural, medical, polytechnic, and teacher-training institutes that one should visit.

The city’s industrial development started with

an extensive machine-building and metalworking in the 1960s.