Pokrovka Destination Guide
Explore Pokrovka in Kyrgyzstan.
Pokrovka in the region of Talas is a town in Kyrgyzstan - some 151 mi (or 244 km) West of Bishkek, the country's capital city.
Current time in Pokrovka is now 09:36 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Bishkek" with an UTC offset of 6 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tashkent, Andijan, Khujand, Taraz, Grodikovo or Kara-Buura. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Pokrovka, Balasary, Kyzyl-Jyldyz, Pushkino, Ak-Tash and Dzhayylgan. We also found some pictures.
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Interesting facts about this location
Manas is a raion (district) of Talas Province in north-western Kyrgyzstan. The capital lies at Pokrovka. : The district is named after the mythical Kyrgyz national hero, Manas, who is said to have been born in the Alatau mountains in the raion. A few kilometers outside Talas lies a mausoleum, supposedly that of Manas, called the Kümböz Manas. However, the inscription on its richly-decorated facade dedicates it to "... the most glorious of women Kenizek-Khatun, the daughter of the Emir Abuka".
Located at 42.74, 71.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Kara-Buura is a raion (district) of Talas Province, in north-western Kyrgyzstan. It is said to have frequently been haunted by the ghost of the Peoples of The Pit, a legendary nomadic northern Tajikistan community, ill-fated to be trapped by within a so-called Village of the Dead, a place similar to that described by Rudyard Kipling, from his story titled "The Strange Ride of Morrowbie Jukes" published during his early period. The capital lies at Kyzyl-Adyr.:
Located at 42.74, 71.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
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