Sheker (Kyrgyz: Шекер) is a village in the Kara-Buura District of Talas Region of Kyrgyzstan. Its population was 4,532 in 2021.[1] It is the birthplace of Chinghiz Aitmatov.

Sheker
Шекер
Sheker is located in Kyrgyzstan
Sheker
Sheker
Coordinates: 42°31′48″N 71°9′0″E / 42.53000°N 71.15000°E / 42.53000; 71.15000Coordinates: 42°31′48″N 71°9′0″E / 42.53000°N 71.15000°E / 42.53000; 71.15000
CountryKyrgyzstan
RegionTalas
DistrictKara-Buura
Elevation
1,167 m (3,829 ft)
Population
 (2021)
 • Total4,532
Time zoneUTC+6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "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.