Suzak

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Suzak
Сузак
Village
Suzak is located in Kyrgyzstan
Suzak
Suzak
Location in Kyrgyzstan
Coordinates: 40°53′53″N 72°54′17″E / 40.89806°N 72.90472°E / 40.89806; 72.90472Coordinates: 40°53′53″N 72°54′17″E / 40.89806°N 72.90472°E / 40.89806; 72.90472
Country Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg Kyrgyzstan
Region Jalal-Abad Region
District Suzak District
First mention 1874
Elevation 695 m (2,280 ft)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 24,049
Time zone KGT (UTC+6)

Suzak (Kyrgyz: Сузак; Uzbek: Suzoq / Сузоқ) is a village in Jalal-Abad Region, Kyrgyzstan. Its population was 24,049 in 2009.[1] It is the capital of Suzak District.

History[edit]

The first mention of Suzak village is known from a map of Eugene Schuyler "Map of the Khanates of Bukhara, Khiva, and Kokand and Part of Russian Turkestan" of 1875.[2]

In 1998 a catastrophic flood of the river Kögart destroyed around 1,000 dwellings in Suzak.

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