Central Asia InstituteCentral Asia Institute Communique' - About 680 students attend Tigaran High School in two shifts: girls in the morning and boys in the afternoon. Photo courtesy of Greg Mortenson.
Kyrgyzstan is a landlocked country in Central Asia, bordering Kazakhstan, China, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. It is farther from an ocean than any other country in the world. The mountainous region of the Tian Shan covers over of the country.