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Geography, People, Government, Economy, Communications & Transportation,
Military branches
Army, Air Force, National Guard (2005)
Military service age and obligation
18 years of age for compulsory military service (2001)
Manpower available for military service
males age 16-49: 1,398,878
females age 16-49: 1,419,374 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service
Definition - World rank and map
males age 16-49: 1,061,942
females age 16-49: 1,211,249 (2008 est.)
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually
males age 16-49: 60,706
females age 16-49: 58,721 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures - percent of GDP
Definition - World rank and map
1.4% (2005 est.)
Disputes - international
Kyrgyzstan has yet to ratify the 2001 boundary delimitation with Kazakhstan; disputes in Isfara Valley delay completion of delimitation with Tajikistan; delimitation of 130 km of border with Uzbekistan is hampered by serious disputes around enclaves and other areas
Illicit drugs
limited illicit cultivation of cannabis and opium poppy for CIS markets; limited government eradication of illicit crops; transit point for Southwest Asian narcotics bound for Russia and the rest of Europe; major consumer of opiates

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