Uzgen District

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Uzgen
Özgön
Raion
Kyrgyzstan Özgön Raion.png
Country Kyrgyzstan
Region Osh Region
Area
 • Total 1,277 sq mi (3,308 km2)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 201,922
  enumerated de facto population
Time zone GMT +6 (UTC+6)

Uzgen or Özgön (Kyrgyz: Өзгөн району) is a raion (district) of Osh Region in south-western Kyrgyzstan. The capital lies at Uzgen.:[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2009, Uzgen District included 1 town, and 99 villages. Its population, according to the Population and Housing Census of 2009, was 201,922. Of them, 44,315 people live in urban areas, and 157,607 in rural ones.

Historical populations in Uzgen District
Year Pop. ±%
1970 102,141 —    
1979 119,795 +17.3%
1989 152,880 +27.6%
1999 193,338 +26.5%
2009 201,922 +4.4%
Note: enumerated de facto population; Source:[1]

Ethnic composition[edit]

According to the 2009 Census, the ethnic composition of the Uzgen District (de jure population) was:[1]

Ethnic group Population Proportion of Uzgen District population
Kyrgyzs 168,277 73.8%
Uzbeks 50,666 22.2%
Turks 7,210 3.1%
Russians 707 0.3%
Uygurs 595 0.3%
Tatars 254 0.1%
Tadjiks 124 0.1%
other groups 281 0.1%

Towns, rural communities and villages[edit]

Mausoleum in Uzgen

In total, Uzgen District include 1 regional town and 18 rural communities (aiyl okmotus). Each rural community can consist of one or several villages. The rural communities and settlements in the Uzgen District are:[3]

  1. town Uzgen
  2. Ak-Jar aiyl okmotu (center - village Ak-Jar, and also villages Kakyr, Semizbel, and Bolshevik)
  3. Bash-Debe aiyl okmotu (center - village Kenesh, and also villages Jany-Jol, Kosh-Korgon, and Kyzyl-Kyrman)
  4. Jalpak Tash aiyl okmotu (center - village Kurbu-Tash, and also villages Ak-Terek, Imeni Karla Marksa, Imeni Kirova, Kysyk Alma, Tuz Bel, and Uch Kaptal)
  5. Jylandy aiyl okmotu (center - village Jylandy, and also villages Kalta, Krasnyi Mayak, Progress, Yassy and Botomoynok)
  6. Den-Bulak aiyl okmotu (center - village Bakmal, and also villages Babasuulu, Bekse-Jol, Jany-Abad, Den Bulak, Kara-Daryya, Michurino, Ozgeryush, Teoles, and Chimbay)
  7. Zaeger aiyl okmotu (center - village Tosoy, and also villages Ayu, Jany-Aiyl, Zarger, Kayrat, Kuturgan, Nichke Say and Toktogul)
  8. Jazy aiyl okmotu (center - village Kara Dyykan, and also villages Kyzyl Dyykan, Jeerenchi, and Jazy)
  9. Iyrisu aiyl okmotu (center - village Jiyde, and also villages Ak-Terek, Jangakty, Kara-Kolot, Kors-Etti, Kyrgyzstan and Orkazgan)
  10. Changet aiyl okmotu (center - village Changet, and also village Osturuu)
  11. Karool aiyl okmotu (center - village Karool, and also villages Jan Shoroo, Myrza Aryk, Orto Aryk and Sheraly)
  12. Kara Tash aiyl okmotu (center - village Iyrek, and also villages Korgon, Unkur, Yntymak and Elchibek)
  13. Keldyuk aiyl okmotu (center - village Shamal Terek, and also village Chalk Oyde)
  14. Kyzyl Oktyabr aiyl okmotu (center - village Staraya Pokrovka, and also villages Alga, Besh-Abyshka, Guzar, Kochkor Ata, Kreml, Kurshab, Kyzyl Oktyabr and Kyzyl Sengir)
  15. Kyzyl Too aiyl okmotu (center - village Kyzyl Too, and also villages Donuz Too, Ak Kyya, Karchabek and Erkin Too)
  16. Kurshab aiyl okmotu (center - village Kurshab, and also villages Erdik, and Shagym)
  17. Altyn Bulak aiyl okmotu (center - village Altyn Bulak, and also villages Chechebay, Tash Bashat, Sasyk Bulak, Kara Batkak and Kandava)
  18. Salamalik aiyl okmotu (center - village Salamalik, and also villages Ak Terek, Ara Kel, Kosh Eter, Kyzyl Bayrak, Kyzyl Charba and 15 Jash)
  19. Tert Kel aiyl okmotu (center - village Shoro Bashat, and also villages Ana Kyzyl, Boston, Kyymyl and Makarenko)

References[edit]

Coordinates: 40°46′N 73°17′E / 40.767°N 73.283°E / 40.767; 73.283