Naryn Province

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Naryn Province (Kyrgyz: Нарын областы) is the lairgest province (oblast) o Kyrgyzstan. Its caipital is Naryn. The province wis established on November 21, 1939 as Tien-Shan Province. On December 20, 1962 the province wis dissolved, but on December 11, 1970 re-established again. On October 5, 1988 it wis unified wi Issyk-Kul Province, an, finally, on December 14, 1990 it got back its present name: Naryn Province.[1]

The main hiehway runs frae the Cheenese border at Torugart Pass north tae Balykchy on Issyk Kul Lake. It is kent as the location o Son-Kul Lake an Chatyr-Kul Lake an Tash Rabat.

Naryn kintraside

The population o Naryn oblast is 99% Kyrgyz. The economy is dominatit bi animal herdin (sheep, horses, yaks), wi wool an meat as the main products. Minin o various minerals developed durin the Soviet era haes lairgely been abandoned as uneconomical. Today the oblast is considered tae be the poorest region in the kintra, but an aa the maist typically Kirgyz. It boasts bonnie muntains, alpine pastures an Son-Kul Lake which durin simmer months attracts lairge herds o sheep an horses wi their herders an their yurts.

Basic Socio-Economic Indicators[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Population: 271,000 (assessment for 1 Januar 2009) including 17.4% - urban, and 82.6% - rural population[2]
  • Employed population: 89,300 (2008) [3]
  • Registered Unemployed Population: 6,922 (2008)[4]
  • Export: 0.9 million US dollars (2008)[5]
  • Import: 4.0 million US dollars (2008) [5]
  • Direct Foreign Investments: 1,1 million US dollars (in 2008)[6]

Districts o Naryn[eedit | eedit soorce]

Naryn Province is dividit admeenistratively intae 5 districts [7]  :

Horses grazing near Son-Kul
District Caipital
Ak-Talaa District Baetov
At-Bashi District At-Bashi
Jumgal District Chaek
Kochkor District Kochkor
Naryn District Naryn

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

Laurnnce Mitchell, Kyrgyzstan, Bradt Travel Guides, 2008