Regions of Kyrgyzstan

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Regions and Shaars of Kyrgyzstan
Регионы и независимых городов Кыргызстана (Russian)
Osh Bishkek Batken Province Osh Province Jalal-Abad Province Naryn Province Talas Province Chuy Province Issyk Kul ProvinceA clickable map of Kyrgyzstan exhibiting its provinces.
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Category Unitary state
Location Kyrgyz Republic
Number 7 regions
2 Shaars
Populations (Regions):247,200 (Talas) – 1,228,400 (Osh)
(Shaars):270,300 (Osh) - 937,400 (Bishkek)
Areas (Regions): 11,000 km2 (4,400 sq mi) (Talas) - 45,000 km2 (17,500 sq mi) (Naryn)
(Shaars): 170.000 km2 (65.6374 sq mi) (Bishkek) - 183.000 km2 (70.6567 sq mi) (Osh)
Government Region government, National government
Subdivisions Raion
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Kyrgyzstan is divided into seven regions [1] (singular: област - oblast, plural: областтар - oblasttar). The capital, Bishkek, is administratively an independent city (shaar), as well as being the capital of Chuy Province. Osh also has shaar status[citation needed].

The regions, with their areas, census populations and capitals, are as follows:

No. Name Kyrgyz Russian ISO Capital Area (km²) Population (1999) Population (2009) Population (2015 est.)[2]
1 Bishkek City Бишкек шаар Город Бишкек KG-GB Bishkek 170 787,700 865,100 937,400
2 Batken Region Баткен областы Баткенская область KG-B Batken 17,048 380,200 380,300 480,700
3 Chuy Region Чүй областы Чуйская область KG-C Bishkek 19,895 772,200 790,500 870,300
4 Jalal-Abad Region Жалалабат областы Джалал-Абадская область KG-J Jalal-Abad 32,418 869,500 938,600 1,122,400
5 Naryn Region Нарын областы Нарынская область KG-N Naryn 44,160 248,700 245,300 264,900
6 Osh Region Ош областы Ошская область KG-O Osh 28,934 940,600 1,000,000 1,228,400
7 Talas Region Талас областы Таласская область KG-T Talas 13,406 200,300 219,600 247,200
8 Issyk Kul Region Ысык-Көл областы Иссык-Кульская область KG-Y Karakol 43,735 415,500 425,100 463,900
9 Osh City Ош шаар Город Ош KG-GO Osh 183 236,000 243,200 270,300

Each region is further divided into districts (raion), administered by government-appointed officials. Rural communities (aiyl okmotus) consisting of up to twenty small settlements have their own elected mayors and councils.

See also

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