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Kökjanggak

Көкжаңгак
Toun
Kökjanggak is locatit in Kyrgyzstan
Kökjanggak
Kökjanggak
Location in Kyrgyzstan
Coordinates: 41°02′52″N 73°6′10″E / 41.04778°N 73.10278°E / 41.04778; 73.10278
KintraFlag of Kyrgyzstan.svg Kyrgyzstan
ProvinceJalal-Abad Province
Area
 • Total12.13 km2 (4.68 sq mi)
Highest elevation
1,450 m (4,760 ft)
Lawest elevation
1,200 m (3,900 ft)
Population
 (2004)
 • Tot10,341

Kökjanggak (an aw Kok-Jangak or Kok-Dzhangak, Kyrgyz: Көкжаңгак, meanin in Kyrgyz "green walnut", pronounced [kœkd͡ʒɑɴɢɑ́q]) is a toun o aboot 10,000 in the Suzak Destrict o the Jalal-Abad Province o wastren Kyrgyzstan, locatit at a distance o aboot 35 km o the regional centre ceety Jalal-Abad.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kökjanggak oreeginatit as a coal-minin settlement in the beginnin o 20t century. The upper strata o coal o Kok-Jangak coal deposit hae been mined on a sma-scale till the October Revolution. Durin the Roushie Ceevil War the mine wis destroyed bi basmachi an extraction wis suspendit. Durin the First Five-Year Plan new drift mines wur developed an access railwey frae Jalal-Abad built. This resultit in rapid increase o the coal production. In 1943 Kökjanggak became a toun.[2]

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

The population o Kökjanggak wis 10,341 in 2004 includin 8,400 - Kyrgyz, 640 - Uzbek, 540 - Roushie, 210 - Tatar, 140 - Kazakh, an 411 - ither naitionalities.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Webpage of Kökjanggak at website of Association of Cities of KR
  2. Киргизская ССР (in Russian). Gos. izdatel'stvo geograficheskoi literatury. 1956.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)

External links[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 41°02′52″N 73°06′10″E / 41.04778°N 73.10278°E / 41.04778; 73.10278