Monthly Archives: June 2011

Center for Disease Control – Kyrgyzstan Page

Center for Disease Control – Kyrgyzstan Page

Before visiting Kyrgyzstan, you may need to get the following vaccinations and medications for vaccine-preventable diseases and other diseases you might be at risk for at your destination: (Note: Your doctor or health-care provider will determine what you will need, depending on factors such as your health and immunization history, areas of the country you will be visiting, and planned activities.)

http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/kyrgyzstan.aspx

Altitude sickness: what you need to know

Altitude sickness: what you need to know

Many are attracted to the mountains, but at what point is altitude sickness a risk? And is there a sure way to avoid it?

http://www.wanderlust.co.uk/magazine/articles/advice/altitude-sickness-what-you-need-to-know

Webstan – Internet in Central Asia

Webstan – Internet in Central Asia

This blog is about Central Asian internet news, trends, stats and any other useful data about information technology state and developement in the are. Countries covered are Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan

The last entry is November 2009 – but it may still be interesting/useful

http://webstan.blogspot.com/

Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection – Kyrgystan Search Page

Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection – Kyrgystan Search Page

From the University of Texas at Austin

http://www.lib.utexas.edu/search/search.php?filter=1&query=Kyrgyzstan

wikiloc – Kyrgyzstan

wikiloc – Kyrgyzstan

The goal of Wikiloc is to help you share and discover GPS tracks and waypoints from around the World in an easy way

Wikiloc home page: http://www.wikiloc.com/wikiloc/home.do

http://www.wikiloc.com/wikiloc/find.do#q=Kyrgyzstan&p=&f=0&t=10

Currency Converter

Currency Converter

FXConverter is a multilingual currency converter for over 164 currencies and 3 metals – including the Kyrgyz Som. It uses daily OANDA Rates®, the touchstone foreign exchange rates used by corporations, tax authorities, auditing firms, and financial institutions. These filtered rates are based on information supplied by leading market data contributors.

http://www.oanda.com/currency/converter/

Kyrgyzstan currency and Kyrgyz banknotes, paper money of Former Soviet Union

Kyrgyzstan currency and Kyrgyz banknotes, paper money of Former Soviet Union

Complete catalogue with pictures of Kyrgyzstan banknotes issued after collapse of Soviet Union.

http://www.atsnotes.com/catalog/soviet-union/su-kyrgyzstan.html

Weather.com

Weather.com

Since 1982, The Weather Channel has brought timely weather information to the world.  Consistently rated in the Top Five for News, Entertainment, and Information web sites by Media Metrix (formerly PC Meter), our Internet web site at www.weather.com features current conditions and forecasts for over 98,000 locations worldwide, along with local and regional radars.  Many maps and other features available on the domestic cable television are also at one’s fingertips, along with weather-related news, educational material, a weather glossary, a storm encyclopedia, and seasonal features.

Bishkek: http://www.weather.com/weather/tenday/KGXX0001

Climate Zone.com

Climate Zone.com

http://www.climate-zone.com/climate/kyrgyzstan/

Hydrometeorological Service of Kyrgyzstan – Кыргызгидромет

Hydrometeorological Service of Kyrgyzstan – Кыргызгидромет

Website of the Hydrometeorological Service of Kyrgyzstan formed August 26, 1926.

In Russian and Kyrgyz

http://www.meteo.ktnet.kg/