Issyk Kul and the Tian Shan

Ysyq-Köl Region is one of the regions of Kyrgyzstan. Its capital is . It is surrounded by , , , and , . It takes its name from Lake , world's second-largest high altitude lake.
Photo: Peretz Partensky, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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is a lake in . The name refers both to the lake and the oblast containing the lake. Photo: Valentina Dyptan, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Karakol; formerly Przhevalsk, is the fourth largest city in Kyrgyzstan, near the eastern tip of Lake in , about 150 kilometres from the Kyrgyzstan–China border and 380 kilometres from the capital . Photo: Ondřej Žváček, CC BY 2.5.

is a town at the western end of Lake in , at an elevation of about 1,900 metres. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a resort town on the northern shore of Lake Issyk-Kul in with a population of 10,525. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is the village and capital of , , on the Naryn River. Photo: JohnNewton8, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is the center of the of the Issyk-Kul Region of . Photo: Hansjoerg Eberle, CC BY 3.0.

Jyrgalang is a village in the of Issyk-Kul Region of .

Issyk Kul and the Tian Shan

Latitude of center
42° or 42° north
Longitude of center
78° or 78° east
Population
437,000
IATA airport code
IKU
Elevation
3885 metres (12,746 feet)
Geo­Names ID
1528260

Also Known As

  • Achinese: Propinsi Issyk Kul
  • Afar: Issiq-ko'l wa'layati
  • Arabic: ايسيك كول أوبلاستي
  • Arabic: منطقة إيسيك كول
  • Armenian: Իսիկ Կուլի մարզ
  • Armenian: Իսիք Քուլի մարզ
  • Azerbaijani: İsıkgöl vilayəti
  • Belarusian: Ісык-Кульская вобласць
  • Belarusian: Ісык-Кульская вобласьць
  • Bengali: ইসিক কুল অঞ্চল
  • Bulgarian: Исъккулска област
  • Catalan: Província d'Issik Kul
  • Cebuano: Issyk-Kul'skaya Oblast'
  • Chechen: Иссык-Кулан область
  • Chinese: 伊塞克湖州
  • Croatian: Isjakulska oblast
  • Danish: Issyk-Kul Region
  • Dutch: Issyk-Kul
  • Dutch: Oblast Issyk-Kul
  • Dutch: Ysykköl
  • English: Issyk-Kul
  • English: Issyk-Kul Region
  • English: Issyk Kul Region
  • Esperanto: Provinco Isik-Köl
  • Esperanto: Regiono Isik-Köl
  • Estonian: Issõk-Kuli oblast
  • Estonian: Õsõk-Köli oblast
  • Estonian: Õsõkköli oblast
  • Finnish: Issyk-Kulin alue
  • Finnish: Yssyk-Kölin alue
  • French: Issyk-Koul
  • French: Oblast de Ysyk Köl
  • French: Province d'Yssykköl
  • French: Yssyk-Köl
  • French: Yssykköl
  • French: Ysyk-Köl
  • French: Ysyk Kol
  • French: Ysyk Köl
  • Galician: Rexión de Isiq-Köl
  • Georgian: ისიკ-ყულის ოლქი
  • German: Gebiet Yssykköl
  • German: KG-Y
  • Greek: Ισσούκ-Κούλ
  • Greek: Περιφέρεια Ισσύκ-Κουλ
  • Gujarati: ઇસિક-કુલ પ્રદેશ
  • Hindi: इसिक कुल प्रांत
  • Hindi: इसिक कुल प्रान्त
  • Indonesian: Provinsi Issyk Kul
  • Italian: provincia di Ysykköl
  • Japanese: イシク・クル州
  • Kannada: ಇಸ್ಸಿಕ್-ಕುಲ್ ಪ್ರದೇಶ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Issiq-ko'l wa'layati
  • Kazakh: Istıqköl oblısı
  • Kazakh: Ыстықкөл облысы
  • Kazakh: ىستىقكول وبلىسى
  • Kirghiz: Ysyk-Köl
  • Kirghiz: Ysyk-Köl Oblasty
  • Kirghiz: Ysyk-Köl Oblusu
  • Kirghiz: Ысык-Көл
  • Kirghiz: Ысык-Көл Облусу
  • Kirghiz: Ысык-Көл областы
  • Kirghiz: Ысык-Көл облусу
  • Korean: 이식쿨주
  • Latvian: Isikula apgabals
  • Lithuanian: Isyk Kulio sritis
  • Malay: Issyk-Kul Region
  • Marathi: इस्खिक-कुल प्रदेश
  • Mongolian: Иссык-Күл аймаг
  • Mongolian: Ысыккөл муж
  • Northern Frisian: Ysyk-Sia
  • Norwegian: Ysyk-Köl
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Ysyk-Köl
  • Ossetian: Иссык-Кулы облæст
  • Persian: استان ایسیک کل
  • Persian: استان ایسیک کول
  • Persian: استان ایسیک‌کول
  • Polish: Obwód issykkulski
  • Portuguese: Issyk-Kul
  • Portuguese: Província de Issyk Kul
  • Romanian: Regiunea Issâk-Kul
  • Russian: Issyk-Kul’skaya Oblast’
  • Russian: Иссык-Кульская Область
  • Russian: Иссык-Кульская область
  • Russian: Иссыккульская область
  • Scots: Issyk Kul Province
  • Scots: Issyk Kul Region
  • Serbian: Исик-Кулска област
  • Serbo-Croatian: Isjakulska oblast
  • Sinhala: ඉස්සික්-කුල් කලාපය
  • Spanish: Provincia de Issyk-Kul
  • Spanish: Provincia de Issyk Kul
  • Spanish: Provincia de Ysyk-Kol
  • Spanish: Provincia de Ysyk-Kul
  • Spanish: Provincia de Ysyk Kol
  • Spanish: Provincia de Ysyk Kul
  • Spanish: Ysyk-Kol
  • Spanish: Ysyk-Kol Oblasty
  • Spanish: Ysyk Kol
  • Spanish: Ysyk Kol Oblasty
  • Swedish: Issyk-Kul
  • Swedish: Ysyk-Köl
  • Tajik: Vilojati Issik-Kul
  • Tajik: Вилояти Иссик-Кул
  • Tajik: Вилояти Иссиқкӯл
  • Tamil: இசிக் - குல் பிராந்தியம்
  • Tamil: ஐசிஸிக் -குல் பகுதி
  • Tatar: Эссек-Күл өлкәсе
  • Tatar: Эссекүл өлкәсе
  • Telugu: ఇసిక్-కుల్ ప్రాంతం
  • Thai: จังหวัดอือซึก-เกิล
  • Turkish: Issık-Göl ili
  • Turkish: Issık-Göl İli
  • Turkish: Issık-Kul İli
  • Ukrainian: Іссик-Кульська область
  • Urdu: صوبہ ایسیک کول
  • Uzbek: Issiq-Ko'l viloyati
  • Uzbek: Issiq-Koʻl
  • Uzbek: Issiq-Koʻl viloyati
  • Uzbek: Issiqkoʻl
  • Uzbek: Иссиқ-Кўл
  • Vietnamese: Issyk Kul
  • Vietnamese: Tỉnh Issyk-Kul
  • Welsh: Ardal Issyk-Kul
  • Western Panjabi: اسیک کول صوبہ
  • Regione di Ysyk-Köl
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