Aravan District

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Aravan
Raion
Kyrgyzstan Aravan Raion.png
Country Kyrgyzstan
Province Osh Province
Area
 • Total 520 sq mi (1,340 km2)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 106,134
 • Density 210/sq mi (79/km2)
Time zone GMT +5 (UTC+5)

Aravan is a raion (district) of Osh Province in south-western Kyrgyzstan. The capital lies at Aravan.

Aravan district's area is 1,340 km.sq, making it the smallest district in Osh Province:[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2009, Aravan District contained 48 villages. Its population, according to the Population and Housing Census of 2009, was 106,134.

Historical populations in Aravan District
Year Pop.   ±%  
1970 43,894 —    
1979 53,220 +21.2%
1989 71,214 +33.8%
1999 91,438 +28.4%
2009 106,134 +16.1%
Note: de jure population; Source:[1]

Ethnic composition[edit]

According to the 2009 Census, the ethnic composition of the Aravan District (de jure population) was:[1]

Ethnic group Population Proportion of Aravan District population
Uzbeks 62,281 58.7%
Kyrgyzs 42,049 39.6%
Azerbaijanis 760 0.7%
Tajiks 542 0.5%
Tatars 135 0.1%
other groups 367 0.4%

Towns, rural communities, and villages[edit]

In total, Aravan District include 8 rural communities (aiyl okmotus). Each rural community can consist of one or several villages. The rural communities in Aravan District are:[3]

  1. Аllya Anarov (rus:Анаров, Алля) aiyl okmotu (center - village Jany-Aravan, and also villages Aravan, Achchi, Kara-Bulak, Sasyk-Ukyur)
  2. A.Yusupov ayil okmotu (center - village Aravan, and also villages Karak, Oktyabr', Irke-Kashka, Sutkor)
  3. Chekabad ayil okmotu (center - village Kochubaevo, and also villages Agronom, Jakshylyk, Shur-Kishlak, Kukalapash, Maksim-Tobu, Pahtachi, Teleyken)
  4. Kerme-Too ayil okmotu (center - village Gyul'bakhor, and also villages Kichik-Alay, Kyundelyuk, Maydan-Tal, Min-Teke, Sary-Bulak, Tokom)
  5. Mangyt ayil okmotu (center - village Mangit and also villages Kesek, Kyzyl-Korgon, Teleyken, Jany-Aryk)
  6. Nur-Abad ayil okmotu (center - village Kayragach-Aryk, and also villages Kakyr-Piltan, Langar)
  7. Tepe-Korgon ayil okmotu (center - village Tepe-Korgon, and also villages Arap, Internatsional, Kesov, Uygur-Abad, Chertik, Yangi-Abad, Yangi-Yl)
  8. Tuya-Moyun ayil okmotu (center - village Hauz, and also villages Ak-Shor, Jeke-Miste, Kerkidan, Nayman, Sary-Tash, Syrt)

References[edit]

[1]

Coordinates: 40°30′54″N 72°29′55″E / 40.5151°N 72.4986°E / 40.5151; 72.4986