Ak-Suu District

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Ak-Suu
Kyrgyzstan Ak-Suu Raion.png
CountryKyrgyzstan
RegionIssyk-Kul Region
Area
 • Total9,917 km2 (3,829 sq mi)
Population
(2009)[1]
 • Total63,686
 • Density6.4/km2 (17/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+6 (GMT +6)

Ak-Suu is a raion (district) of Issyk-Kul Region in eastern Kyrgyzstan. The administrative center lies at the village Ak-Suu.[2] Its area is 9,917 square kilometres (3,829 sq mi), and its resident population was 63,686 in 2009.[1]

Geography[edit]

Located in Kyrgyzstan's eastern corner, the district borders in the north with the Almaty Region of Kazakhstan, and in the east, with the Aksu Prefecture of China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Two of Kyrgyzstan's highest mountains, Jengish Chokusu (Victory Peak, or Pobeda Peak in Russian) and Khan Tengri, are located on these borders.

Demographics[edit]

The district population, according to the Population and Housing Census of 2009, was 63,686.[1] The population density was 6.4 people per square kilometer.

Historical populations in Ak-Suu District
YearPop.±%
197044,046—    
197950,236+14.1%
198957,109+13.7%
1999 57,160+0.1%
200963,686+11.4%
Note: enumerated de facto population; Source:[1]

Ethnic composition[edit]

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

Ethnic group Population Proportion of Ak-Suu District population
Kyrgyzs 56,369 88.5%
Russians 2,884 4.5%
Kalmyks 2,805 4.4%
Kazakhs 916 1.5%
Uygurs 201 0.3%
Tatars 146 0.2%
Ukrainians 125 0.2%
Uzbeks 110 0.2%
other groups 130 0.2%

Populated places[edit]

In total, Ak-Suu District include 39 settlements in 14 rural communities (aiyl okmotus). Each rural community can consist of one or several villages. The rural communities and settlements in the Ak-Suu District are:[3][1][4]

  1. Ak-Bulun aiyl okmotu (3: center - village: Ak-Bulun; and also villages Ak-Bulak and Toktogul)
  2. Beryu-Bash aiyl okmotu (2: center - village: Beryu-Bash; and also village Cherik)
  3. Jyrgalan aiyl okmotu (1: center - village: Jyrgalan)
  4. Kara-Jal aiyl okmotu (4: center - village: Tegizchil, and also villages Jany-Aryk, Kara-Jal and Boz-Bulun)
  5. Karakol aiyl okmotu (2: center - village: Karakol; and also village Cholpon)
  6. Kerege-Tash aiyl okmotu (5: center - village: Sary-Kamysh; and also villages Kerege-Tash, Kayyrma-Aryk, Novokonstantinovka and Pioner)
  7. Novovoznesenovka aiyl okmotu (3: center - village: Novovoznesenovka; and also villages Boz-Uchuk and Ichke-Jergez)
  8. Oktyabrskiy aiyl okmotu (4: center - village: Oktyabrskoye; and also villages Jol-Kolot, Otuz-Uul and Uch-Kaynar)
  9. Otradnoye aiyl okmotu (3: center - village: Otradnoye; and also villages Orlinoye and Shapak)
  10. Ak-Chiy aiyl okmotu (3: center - village: Ak-Chiy; and also villages Kachybek and Sovetskoye)
  11. Tepke aiyl okmotu (3: center - village: Tepke; and also villages Jyldyz and Kurbu)
  12. Teploklyuchenka aiyl okmotu (2: center - village: Teploklyuchenka; and also village Lesnoye)
  13. Chelpek aiyl okmotu (3: center - village: Chelpek; and also villages Burma-Suu and Tash-Kyya)
  14. Engilchek aiyl okmotu (1: center - village: Engilchek)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "2009 population census of the Kyrgyz Republic: Issyk-Kul Region" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 August 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-10.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-02-09. Retrieved 2010-03-14.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ 2012 Law on the transformation of individual urban settlements of the Kyrgyz Republic and relating them to the category of village or city

Coordinates: 42°29′N 78°24′E / 42.483°N 78.400°E / 42.483; 78.400