Kyzyl-Kiya

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Kyzyl-Kiya
Кызылкыя
Kyzyl-Kiya is located in Kyrgyzstan
Kyzyl-Kiya
Kyzyl-Kiya
Location in Kyrgyzstan
Coordinates: 40°16′N 72°3′E / 40.267°N 72.050°E / 40.267; 72.050Coordinates: 40°16′N 72°3′E / 40.267°N 72.050°E / 40.267; 72.050
Country Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg Kyrgyzstan
Region Batken Region
Founded 1898
City status 1938
Government
 • Mayor Matraimov Chubak
Area
 • City 78 km2 (30 sq mi)
Elevation 1,058 m (3,471 ft)
Population (2009)
 • City 44,144
 • Density 570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
 • Urban 31,727
Postal code 715200
Area code(s) +996 3657
Website www.kyzyl-kiya.com

Kyzyl-Kiya (Kyrgyz: Кызылкыя, Russian: Кызыл-Кия) is a city in Batken Region, in southwestern Kyrgyzstan. Its area is 78 square kilometres (30 sq mi), and its resident population was 44,144 in 2009 (both including the villages Karavan, Ak-Bulak and Jin-Jigen).[1] It is situated on the southern edge of the Fergana Valley, 32 km southeast of Fergana, and 65 km southwest of Osh. The town is one of the oldest centers of the coal mining industry in Kyrgyzstan.

Geography[edit]

Climate[edit]

The Köppen Climate Classification sub-type for Kyzyl-Kiya is "BSk" or a Tropical and Subtropical Steppe Climate. The average annual temperature is 11.7°C (53.1°F). The warmest month is July with an average temperature of 24.7°C (76.5°F) and the coolest month is January with an average temperature of -3.4°C (25.9°F). The average annual precipitation is 295.8mm (11.64") and has an average of 68.6 days with precipitation. The wettest month is March with an average of 44.9mm (1.8") of precipitation and the driest month is August with an average of 4.1mm (0.2") of precipitation.[2]

Climate data for Kyzyl-Kiya
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Daily mean °C (°F) −3.4
(25.9)
−0.9
(30.4)
6.4
(43.5)
14
(57)
18.7
(65.7)
22.8
(73)
24.7
(76.5)
23.1
(73.6)
18.3
(64.9)
11.8
(53.2)
5
(41)
−0.6
(30.9)
11.7
(53.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 27.4
(1.079)
33.2
(1.307)
44.9
(1.768)
40.1
(1.579)
37.7
(1.484)
16.2
(0.638)
10.2
(0.402)
4.1
(0.161)
5
(0.2)
27.6
(1.087)
25.9
(1.02)
23.5
(0.925)
295.8
(11.646)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 7 7.5 8.8 8.1 8.3 5.2 3.4 2.1 2.2 4.7 5.3 6 68.6
Average relative humidity (%) 77.7 75.6 66.9 58.5 52 43.4 44.9 49.4 52.3 60.3 69 77.4 60.6
Source: "The Climate of Kyzyl-Kiya". Weatherbase. Retrieved 1 August 2014. 

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2009 population census of the Kyrgyz Republic: Batken Region" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 August 2011. Retrieved 2013-05-16. 
  2. ^ "Weatherbase". weatherbase.com. Retrieved 1 August 2014.