As Kyrgyzstan is a mountain country there are 88 great ranges. The majority of ranges are located in the Tien Shan mountain range and they form the Celestial Mountains. Other ranges of Kyrgyzstan create the Pamir System, those as Chon Alai range in the south of the country. Mountains of Kyrgyzstan are divided into North and South with the road Bishkek-Osh connecting them. Ranges in Kyrgyzstan are estimated to be about 100-300km long. During your tour in Kyrgyzstan you will find out that the longest range in Kyrgyzstan is Kakshaal of 582 km long. The second largest range of Kyrgyzstan is the Kyrgyz Range in the south of 454 km long - it is located in 40 km south of the capital of Kyrgyzstan. Other ranges are small - 10-40 km - and are presented by Ak Sheirak, Chatkal, Ferghana, Keolu, Kok Shaal, Talas and Zaalaisky.
The most known ranges that may be investigated in the course of a tour in Kyrgyzstan are located in the south and in the north. The Terskey Ala Too range may be seen in the south of Issyk Kul and is translated as shady mountains. The Kungey Ala Too range is seen in the north of Issyk Kul and is translated as sunny mountains - also, form the border with Kazakhstan. The most northern range is the Zaalaiskiy. Turkestan and Alai ridges form the The Pamir- Alai Mountains in Kyrgyzstan. All mountains are covered with snow at high altitudes. "Ala Too" is translated from Kyrgyz as "bright and colorful mountains" with a snow lying at 3600 m.
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