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Kyrgyzstan's River of Gold

This is life in the village of Tash-Bashat in the Naryn region of Kyrgyzstan, far away from the capital Bishkek. During the harsh winter months, work on the farms is in short supply, so the farm hands turn their sights to gold. Gold is the main mineral mined in Kyrgyzstan and comprises 8 per cent of Kyrgyzstan's gross domestic product.

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