Sheker

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Sheker
Шекер
Sheker is located in Kyrgyzstan
Sheker
Sheker
Coordinates: 42°31′48″N 71°9′0″E / 42.53000°N 71.15000°E / 42.53000; 71.15000Coordinates: 42°31′48″N 71°9′0″E / 42.53000°N 71.15000°E / 42.53000; 71.15000
Country Kyrgyzstan
Region Talas Region
District Kara-Buura District
Elevation 1,167 m (3,829 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 3,573
Time zone UTC +5

Sheker is a village in the Kara-Buura District of Talas Region of Kyrgyzstan. Its population was 3,573 in 2009.[1] It is the birthplace of Chinghiz Aitmatov.

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