Karakol

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Karakol
Каракол
The Entrance sign to Karakol
The Entrance sign to Karakol
Flag of Karakol
Coat of arms of Karakol
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Coordinates: 42°29′N 78°24′E / 42.483°N 78.400°E / 42.483; 78.400
CountryFlag of Kyrgyzstan.svg Kyrgyzstan
RegionIssyk-Kul Region
Area
 • Total44 km2 (17 sq mi)
Elevation
1,745 m (5,724 ft)
Population
 (2009)[1]
 • Total66,294
 • Density1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (KGT)

Karakol (Kyrgyz: Каракол, Qaraqol/Karakol, formerly Przhevalsk (Russian: Пржевальск), is a city of about 68,800 people in Kyrgyzstan, near the eastern tip of Lake Issyk-Kul and about 150 kilometres (93 mi) from the Kyrgyz-Chinese border. It is the capital of Issyk-Kul Region.

Its area is 44 square kilometres (17 sq mi) and 66,294 people lived here in 2009.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "2009 population census of the Kyrgyz Republic: Issyk-Kul Region" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 August 2011. Retrieved 4 January 2017.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Media related to Karakol at Wikimedia Commons