Batken District

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Batken
Raion
Kyrgyzstan Batken Raion.svg
Country Kyrgyzstan
Region Batken Region
Capital Batken
Area
 • Total 5,948 km2 (2,297 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 69,591
 • Density 12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zone GMT +5 (UTC+5)

Batken (Kyrgyz: Баткен району) is a raion (district) of Batken Region in south-western Kyrgyzstan. Its area is 5,948 square kilometres (2,297 sq mi), and its resident population was 69,591 in 2009.[1] The capital lies at Batken.[2]

Towns and villages[edit]

Batken district is divided into nine administrative divisions ('aiyl okmotus'):[1]

  • Dara A/O (villages Jangyryk, Tynyk-Suu, Kan, Tabylgy, Kayyngdy, Sary-Talaa, Korgon-Tash, Jangy-Jer, Chek)
  • Tert-Gyul A/O (villages Ak-Ötök, Ak-Turpak, Zar-Tash, Chong-Kara, Chong-Talaa)
  • Kara-Bak A/O (villages Kara-Bak, Dostuk, Kyzyl-Bel, Chet-Kyzyl)
  • Kara-Bulak A/O (villages Bujum, Kara-Bulak)
  • Kyshtut A/O (villages Tayan, Gaz, Kyshtut, Say, Sogment, Charbak)
  • Samarkandek A/O (villages Samarkandyk, Jangy-Bak, Pasky-Aryk)
  • Ak-Say A/O (villages Ak-Say, Kök-Tash, Üch-Döbö, Kapchygay, Tashtumshuk)
  • Ak-Tatyr A/O (villages Ak-Tatyr, Ravat, Govsuvar)
  • Suu-Bashin A/O (villages Boz-Adyr, Apkan, Bejey, Kara-Tokoy, Aygül-Tash)

References[edit]

Coordinates: 40°03′N 70°49′E / 40.050°N 70.817°E / 40.050; 70.817