Sokuluk

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Sokuluk (Dungan: Сохўлў; Kyrgyz, Roushie: Сокулук‎) is a lairge veelage wi a population o roughly 17,000 in the Chuy Province o Kyrgyzstan.

Sokuluk is the admeenistrative center o Sokuluk Destrict, an is locatit about 5 km away frae the toun o Shopokov, the main economic center o the aurie.[1]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae historians, Sokuluk stairtit its existence in the early 1880s, as a place o settlement o mony o the Dungan fowk who moved tae the Roushie Empire frae the Kulja (Yining) aurie atween 1881 an 1883, efter Roushie agreed tae athdraw its troops frae Kulja pursuant tae the Treaty o Saunt Petersburg (1881). [2]

Sokuluk is the birth place o the Dungan poet, writer, an educator Iasyr Shivaza (1906-1988).

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Добро пожаловать в город Шопоков! (Welcome to Shopokov!) (Roushie)
  2. Svetlana Rimsky-Korsakoff Dyer. Karakunuz: An Early Settlement of the Chinese Muslims in Russia, with an English translation of V.Tsibuzgin and A.Shmakov's work. "Asian Folklore Studies", Vol. 51 (1992), pp. 243-279.