Kyrgyz fowk

The Kyrgyz fowk (an aa spelled Kyrghyz an Kirghiz) are a Turkic ethnic group native tae Central Asie, primarily Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyz people
Tot population
c. 4.5 million
Regions wi signeeficant populations
 Kyrgyzstan 3,804,788[a][1][2]
Kyrgyz, Roushie, Mandarin
Predominantly Sunni Islam[10][11]
Relatit ethnic groups
Khakas, Tuvans, Altay fowk, Shors, Kazakhs, Mongols

^a At the 2009 census, ethnic Kyrgyz constitutit roughly 71% o population o Kyrgyzstan (5.36 million).


  1. 2009 Census preliminary results Archived 2011-07-24 at (in Roushie)
  2. "Ethnic composition of the population in Kyrgyzstan 1999–2014" (PDF) (in Roushien). National Statistical Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 6 Julie 2014. Retrieved 14 Apryle 2014. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  3. Censuses 1970–1989 shaw 0.9 % Kyrgyz population share in Uzbekistan tot, 2000 estimates war an aa 0.9 % (Ethnic Atlas of Uzbekistan), actually Uzbekistan population is 27,767,100 Archived 2010-11-13 at Archive-It (2009), so 0.9 % is appr. 250,000
  5. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 2 Februar 2008. Retrieved 31 Mairch 2017.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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  8. "Wak.p65" (PDF). Archived frae the original (PDF) on 16 August 2019. Retrieved 28 Februar 2013.
  9. Ukrainian population census 2001[deid airtin]: Distribution o population bi naitionality. Retrieved on 23 Aprile 2009
  10. West, Barbara A., p. 440
  11. Mitchell, Laurence, pp. 23–24
  12. Mitchell, Laurence, pp. 24
  13. a b Mitchell, Laurence, p. 25
  14. West, Barbara A., p. 441