Talas District, Kyrgyzstan

Talas is a raion (district) of Talas Region in north-western Kyrgyzstan. Its area is 5,051 square kilometres (1,950 sq mi), and its resident population was 58,867 in 2009.[1] The capital lies at Manas.

Talas
Kyrgyzstan Talas Raion.png
CountryKyrgyzstan
RegionTalas Region
Area
 • Total5,051 km2 (1,950 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)[1]
 • Total58,867
 • Density12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5 (GMT +5)

DemographicsEdit

Its population, according to the Population and Housing Census of 2009, was 58,867. All of them live in rural areas.

Historical populations in Talas District
YearPop.±%
197036,643—    
197942,891+17.1%
198948,703+13.6%
1999 50,045+2.8%
200958,867+17.6%
Note: enumerated de facto population; Source:[1]

Ethnic compositionEdit

According to the 2009 Census, the ethnic composition of the Talas District (de jure population) was:[1]

Ethnic group Population Proportion of Talas District population
Kyrgyzs 58,867 99.3%
Russians 170 0.3%
other groups 249 0.4%

Rural communities and villagesEdit

In total, Talas District include 27 settlements in 13 rural communities (aiyl okmotus). Each rural community can consist of one or several villages. The rural communities and settlements in the Talas District are:[2]

  1. Aral aiyl okmotu (1: center - village: Aral)
  2. Jergetal aiyl okmotu (3: center - village: Kyzyl-Tuu; and also villages Chyiyrchyk and Kek-Kashat)
  3. Dolon aiyl okmotu (3: center - village: Tash-Aryk; and also villages Ak-Jar and Orto-Aryk)
  4. Kok-Oy aiyl okmotu (1: center - village: Kok-Oy)
  5. Bekmoldo aiyl okmotu (4: center - village: Sasyk-Bulak; and also villages Kara-Oy, Kengesh and Chong-Tokoy)
  6. Aydaraliev aiyl okmotu (1: center - village: Köpürö-Bazar)
  7. Nurjan aiyl okmotu (2: center - village: Jon-Aryk; and also village Kek-Tokoy)
  8. Berdike Baatyr aiyl okmotu (3: center - village: Kum-Aryk; and also villages Kozuchak and Arashan)
  9. Osmokulov aiyl okmotu (2: center - village: Taldy-Bulak; and also village Ak-Korgon)
  10. Omuraliev aiyl okmotu (2: center - village: Manas; and also village Chat-Bazar)
  11. Kuugandy aiyl okmotu (1: center - village: Uch-Emchek)
  12. Kara-Suu aiyl okmotu (1: center - village: Kara-Suu)
  13. Kalba aiyl okmotu (3: center - village: Kalba; and also villages Atay Ogonbaev and Balbal)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "2009 population census of the Kyrgyz Republic: Talas Region" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 March 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-21.
  2. ^ List of rural communities of Kyrgyzstan Archived 2010-02-09 at the Wayback Machine

Coordinates: 42°31′N 72°14′E / 42.517°N 72.233°E / 42.517; 72.233