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  • Connect with fellow Americans in Bishkek

  • Get information in our Bishkek guide

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  • Francois Carpentier

    Not knowing anyone, I had to move to Bishkek. Thanks to InterNations I built up a great circle of friends in no time.

InterNations — A Community for American Expats in Bishkek

Hello to all Americans in Bishkek! Are you interested in getting to know fellow expats in Bishkek? Looking for advice from other Americans, e.g. wondering if there are any bars in Bishkek which will be showing your favorite baseball or American football team’s upcoming match or where to go in town for st■ turkey?

There’s no doubt about it: . The is a city known for , and much more! With the , navigating your way around the city from one place to the next is simple. This also means that if you don’t want to live among the hustle and bustle of the center, you can enjoy a quieter life in , which are away from Bishkek’s center.

Although Bishkek has lots to offer, you might be wondering where and how you can meet other Americans in the city. Luckily, InterNations is here to make this easier for you! You’re warmly invited to join the InterNations community. Within our international network in Bishkek, there’s a vibrant circle of American expats from all regions of USA, including New York City, Los Angeles, and beyond.

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    From United States of America, living in Bishkek
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    From United States of America, living in Bishkek
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    From United States of America, living in Bishkek
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    From United States of America, living in Bishkek
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    From United States of America, living in Bishkek

Meet other Americans in Bishkek

Connect at Our Events in Bishkek

Attend our monthly events and join various interest-based groups to get to know like-minded expats and fellow Americans in Bishkek. From sailing to spirituality, there is sure to be something for everyone! In most communities, there are also monthly Newcomers’ Events especially for those who have recently joined the American community in Bishkek. Take this chance to mingle and meet other expats and global minds in Bishkek.

Want to meet other Americans at our events?

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Engage with Other Americans in Our Bishkek Expat Forum

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Americans in our Bishkek expat forums. When you arrive in Bishkek, you’re likely to have many questions, from how to register as a resident to where to find language lessons. Use our forum to ask members of the InterNations community everything you’re wondering about, even things like where to find ingredients for dishes from home in Bishkek. InterNations makes it easy for American expats in Bishkek to exchange experiences and tips to support each other. You can also check out our Expat Q&A Forum to look for accommodation, jobs, or even advice on the best international schools or whether there are any American schools in your area.

  • Suggestion for moving to Bishkek
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    Jan 10, 6:18 PM
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    Bishkek is a great city. Some food items are difficult to find. When I travel there I bring muesli etc, so if there are certain food items that you are very fond of, find out if its available or not, …

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    Mar 23, 6:07 AM
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    Hi, Calvin! Let me thank you for it. We are still in process to have more and more members of our community. At the same time, all of us can join InterNations page on facebook. All InterNations …

  • Trip to Almaty: Share a car?
    2 replies
    Apr 23, 12:11 PM
    Community member

    Hi Julia, in case if you don't find anyone to share a car, I recommend you to fly to and back from Almaty. There are flights both on May 3rd and 20th conducted by Air Astana and the roundtrip ticket …

Ask experienced American expats in Bishkek

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Find People Who Share Your Passions

"The former 19th-century Kyrgyz-Khokand fortress, Bishkek can be a great place for expats, especially with the InterNations community helping you to make the most of your experience!

Do you want to continue with your hobbies — or discover new ones — while living in Bishkek? There’s a variety of InterNations Groups you can join, including everything from sightseeing to hiking. These are run by dedicated Consuls with at least one activity each month, such as dinners in Bishkek’s finest restaurants or outings with other expats to explore all that the has to offer, from Ala-Too Square, the main city square with an hourly changing of guards, to Osh Bazaar, the city's best known local food market, and much more."

Find other Americans to share your hobbies with

Enjoy the International Experience with InterNations

  • Browse our network of members to get to know American expats in Bishkek and connect with others.
  • Take part in our expat forums to get firsthand tips and information from fellow Americans in Bishkek.
  • Meet other American expats and global minds at 600 monthly official events and share your interests at more than 4,600 monthly activities in Bishkek and across the globe.

InterNations provides an easy, casual way to get to know expats from the USA and further afield in your local community. Sound good? Then let us welcome you into our Bishkek Community today!

Mix and Mingle with Americans in Bishkek at Our Events

Our Bishkek community is also lively and welcoming offline. The InterNations Ambassadors host regular get-togethers and a range of expat activities, e.g. a chic dining experience in Bishkek’s trendiest restaurant or a get-away with fellow American expats to discover the northern Tian Shan mountains. These activities make it easy for you to get to know other expats from the United States of America in your local community and meet Americans in Kyrgyzstan in a comfortable setting. If this sounds interesting to you, simply sign up for membership – we are looking forward to welcoming you among our Americans living in Bishkek!

  • Francois Carpentier

    Not knowing anyone, I had to move to Bishkek. Thanks to InterNations I built up a great circle of friends in no time.

  • Adriana Rodrigues Zon

    Great that I found some valuable tips from other InterNations members before moving to Bishkek. I would have been lost without them.

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