Kyzyl-Kyya (Kyrgyz: Кызыл-Кыя, Russian: Кызыл-Кия Kyzyl-Kiya)[1] is a city in Batken Region, in southwestern Kyrgyzstan. It is a city of regional significance, not part of a district, and consists of the town proper and the villages Karavan, Ak-Bulak and Jin-Jigen.[2] Its area is 78 square kilometres (30 sq mi),[3] and its resident population was 56,819 in 2021 (both including the villages Karavan, Ak-Bulak and Jin-Jigen).[4] It is situated on the southern edge of the Fergana Valley, 32 km southeast of Fergana, and 65 km southwest of Osh. The town is one of the oldest centers of the coal mining industry in Kyrgyzstan.[1]

Kyzyl-Kyya
Кызыл-Кыя
Official seal of Kyzyl-Kyya
Kyzyl-Kyya is located in Kyrgyzstan
Kyzyl-Kyya
Kyzyl-Kyya
Location in Kyrgyzstan
Coordinates: 40°15′40″N 72°07′50″E / 40.26111°N 72.13056°E / 40.26111; 72.13056Coordinates: 40°15′40″N 72°07′50″E / 40.26111°N 72.13056°E / 40.26111; 72.13056
CountryFlag of Kyrgyzstan.svg Kyrgyzstan
RegionBatken Region
Founded1898
City status1938
Government
 • MayorTopchubaev Ermekbai Asanovich
Area
 • City78 km2 (30 sq mi)
Elevation
1,058 m (3,471 ft)
Population
 (2021)
 • City56,819
 • Density730/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
 • Urban
42,564
Postal code
715200
Area code+996 3657
Websitewww.kyzyl-kiya.com

PopulationEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
197040,841—    
197940,183−0.18%
198947,138+1.61%
199943,061−0.90%
200944,144+0.25%
202156,819+2.13%
Note: resident population; Sources:[3][4]

GeographyEdit

ClimateEdit

Kyzyl-Kyya has a cold semi-arid climate (Köppen climate classification BSk). The average annual temperature is 11.7 °C (53.1 °F). The warmest month is July with an average temperature of 24.7 °C (76.5 °F) and the coolest month is January with an average temperature of -3.4 °C (25.9 °F). The average annual precipitation is 295.8mm (11.64") and has an average of 68.6 days with precipitation. The wettest month is March with an average of 44.9mm (1.8") of precipitation and the driest month is August with an average of 4.1mm (0.2") of precipitation.[5]

Climate data for Kyzyl-Kyya
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Daily mean °C (°F) −3.4
(25.9)
−0.9
(30.4)
6.4
(43.5)
14
(57)
18.7
(65.7)
22.8
(73.0)
24.7
(76.5)
23.1
(73.6)
18.3
(64.9)
11.8
(53.2)
5
(41)
−0.6
(30.9)
11.7
(53.1)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 27.4
(1.08)
33.2
(1.31)
44.9
(1.77)
40.1
(1.58)
37.7
(1.48)
16.2
(0.64)
10.2
(0.40)
4.1
(0.16)
5
(0.2)
27.6
(1.09)
25.9
(1.02)
23.5
(0.93)
295.8
(11.65)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 7 7.5 8.8 8.1 8.3 5.2 3.4 2.1 2.2 4.7 5.3 6 68.6
Average relative humidity (%) 77.7 75.6 66.9 58.5 52 43.4 44.9 49.4 52.3 60.3 69 77.4 60.6
Source: "The Climate of Kyzyl-Kyya". Weatherbase. Retrieved 1 August 2014.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Кызыл-Кия in the Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 1969–1978 (in Russian)
  2. ^ "Classification system of territorial units of the Kyrgyz Republic" (in Kyrgyz). National Statistics Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic. May 2021. p. 46.
  3. ^ a b "2009 population and housing census of the Kyrgyz Republic: Batken Region" (PDF) (in Russian). National Statistics Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic. 2010. pp. 14, 17.
  4. ^ a b "Population of regions, districts, towns, urban-type settlements, rural communities and villages of Kyrgyz Republic" (XLS) (in Russian). National Statistics Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic. 2021. Archived from the original on 10 November 2021.
  5. ^ "Weatherbase". weatherbase.com. Retrieved 1 August 2014.

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