Pristan'-Przheval'sk

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Pristan'-Przheval'sk
Pristan'-Przheval'sk is located in Kyrgyzstan
Pristan'-Przheval'sk
Pristan'-Przheval'sk
Coordinates: 42°33′0″N 78°18′0″E / 42.55000°N 78.30000°E / 42.55000; 78.30000Coordinates: 42°33′0″N 78°18′0″E / 42.55000°N 78.30000°E / 42.55000; 78.30000
Country Kyrgyzstan
Region Issyk-Kul Region
District Jeti-Oguz District
Elevation 1,758 m (5,768 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 2,917
Time zone UTC +5

Pristan'-Przheval'sk is an urban-type settlement in the Issyk-Kul Region of Kyrgyzstan. Administratively, it is part of the city Karakol. The town was named after the Russian geographer, Nikolai Mikhailovich Przhevalsky, who is buried nearby.[1] It lies 12km north west of Karakol.[2]


Kyrgyz and Dungan rebels attacked Przheval'sk during the 1916 Basmachi revolt.[3] This was met by repression and in Przheval'sk 70% of the Kyrgyz died along with 90% of their cattle.[4]

The current population is no greater than 5,000.[5]

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