The ex USSR republic
and now independent state in Central Asia borders in the north Kazakhstan
, in the southeast China
, in the south Tajikistan
and in the west Uzbekistan
, Different names are used, the official German-language country name is Kyrgyzstan. But also common are the name Kyrgyzstan as well as the common name in Soviet times Kyrgyzstan. The wine-growing areas are located in the valleys of Talas and Chui in the northwest, in the Issyk-Kul Valley at up to 1,800 meters above sea level in the east, and in the south of the country. There is a largely continental climate. Almost everywhere is artificial irrigation
required. In 2012, were produced by 6,000 hectares of vineyards 13,000 hectoliters of wine.