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Kirghiz Autonomous Socialist Soviet Republic (1920–25)

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The Kirghiz Autonomous Socialist Soviet Republic (Russian: Киргизская Автономная Социалистическая Советская Республика; Kazakh: Қырғыз Автономиялы Социалистік Кеңес Республикасы, Qyrǵyz Avtonomııaly Sotsıalıstik Keńes Respýblıkasy) was an autonomous republic within the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic that existed from 26 August 1920 until 15 June 1925 on the territory of the Kazakh Khanate, when it took the name of Kazakh Autonomous Socialist Soviet Republic,[1] based on the autonym Kazakh.

Kirghiz Autonomous Socialist Soviet Republic
Киргизская Автономная Социалистическая Советская Республика (Russian)
Қырғыз Автономиялы Социалистік Кеңес Республикасы (Kazakh)
Autonomous republic of the Russian SFSR

1920–1925

Flag of Kirghiz ASSR

Flag
Location of Kirghiz ASSR
Map of Soviet Central Asia in 1922, indicating the location and extent of the Kirghiz ASSR
Capital Orenburg
Government Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic
History
 •  Established 1920
 •  Disestablished 1925
Today part of Kazakhstan
Russia
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan

Despite the name, it incorporated no part of the future Kyrgyz SSR or modern-day Kyrgyzstan.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The International Year Book and Statesmen's Who's who. Burke's Peerage Limited. 1991. p. 607.