Outline of the Kyrgyz Republic
 
Kyrgyzstan is one of the former republics of the ex-USSR.
From August 31, 1991 Kyrgyzstan is an independent country. Its population is about 5 million, territory - 198,5 thousand km2. Bishkek is the capital of the Kyrgyz Republic. It is the largest industrial and cultural center of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Engineering industry, metal industry, mine working, textile and food industries are developed in the Kyrgyz Republic. There are gold, antimony, mercury, and zinc deposits in the Kyrgyz Republic.

The Kyrgyz Republic is an exporter of electricity. They grow cotton, sugar-beet, corn, melons and gourds, cereals, legumes in the country. Cattle breeding is fine-fleeced sheep breeding, horses, cattle.

Unfortunately because of the crisis the greater part of capasity remains out of work. The system of Intellectual Property protection was formed in August 1993.

National Patent Office - State Patent Office of Kyrgyz Republic "Kyrgyzpatent" controls all industrial property matters.

On February 14, 1994 Kyrgyzstan joined the Paris Convention and then signed the Madrid Arrangement including international registration of trademarks and PCT agreement.

Kyrgyzstan is the member of the Eurasian Patent Convention. There are 27 registered patent attorneys in Kyrgyzstan, who can legally present its clients and proceed juridical actions for foreign applicants. Presently only 18 attorneys involve to the practice.

Kyrgyzstan is famous for its beautiful mountains, mountain lakes, historical places of interest, which give Kyrgyzstan a chance to develop its potential. A lot was said about almost boundless opportunities for tourism.

Kyrgyzstan has several universities, institutes and colleges, national academy of science, the net of libraries. For years of its existence Kyrgyzstan reached high tops in science.

A great role in the economy of the country plays agriculture and cattle - breeding.

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