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, formerly Frunze
, city (1993 est. pop. 640,700), capital of Kyrgyzstan, on the Chu River and on a branch of the Turkistan-Siberia RR. It is a rail and highway hub and the industrial and cultural center of Kyrgyzstan.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
until 1926 the name of the city of Frunze, the capital of the Kirghiz SSR.
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