Uzgen District

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Uzgen
Özgön
Raion
Kyrgyzstan Özgön Raion.png
Country Kyrgyzstan
Region Osh Region
Area
 • Total 3,308 km2 (1,277 sq mi)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 228,114
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone GMT +6 (UTC+6)

Uzgen or Özgön (Kyrgyz: Өзгөн району) is a raion (district) of Osh Region in south-western Kyrgyzstan. Its area is 3,308 square kilometres (1,277 sq mi), and its resident population was 228,114 in 2009.[1] 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 228,114. Of them, 49,410 people live in urban areas, and 178,704 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 228,114 +18.0%
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 19 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, Semiz-Köl, and Bolshevik)
  3. Bash-Debe aiyl okmotu (center - village Kengesh, and also villages Jangy-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 Üchkaptal)
  5. Jylandy aiyl okmotu (center - village Jylandy, and also villages Kalta, Krasny Mayak, Progress, and Yassy)
  6. Den-Bulak aiyl okmotu (center - village Bakmal, and also villages Babashuulu, Böksö-Jol, Jangy-Abad, Den-Bulak, Kara-Daryya, Michurino, Özgörüsh, Töölös, and Chimbay)
  7. Zarger aiyl okmotu (villages Ayuu, Jangy-Ayyl, 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 Östürüü)
  11. Karool aiyl okmotu (center - village Karool, and also villages Myrza-Aryk, Orto-Aryk and Sheraly)
  12. Kara Tash aiyl okmotu (center - village Iyrek, and also villages Korgon, Üngkür, Yntymak and Elchibek)
  13. Keldyuk aiyl okmotu (center - village Shamal-Terek, and also village Chalk-Öydö)
  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. Myrza-Ake aiyl okmotu (center - village Myrza-Ake, and also villages Adyr, and Babyr)
  18. Altyn Bulak aiyl okmotu (center - village Altyn Bulak, and also villages Chechebay, Tash Bashat, Sasyk-Bulak, Kara Batkak and Kandava)
  19. Salamalik aiyl okmotu (center - village Salamalik, and also villages Ak-Terek, Ara-Köl, Kosh-Eter, Kyzyl-Bayrak, Kyzyl Charba and 15 Jash)
  20. 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