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Explore Aral in Kyrgyzstan

Aral in the region of Chüy is a place in Kyrgyzstan - some 35 mi or ( 57 km ) West of Bishkek , the country's capital city .

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Time in Aral is now 05:19 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Bishkek " with a UTC offset of 6 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Fergana, Andijan, Shaydon, Taraz, and Stavropolovka. Since you are here already, consider visiting Fergana . Where to go and what to see in Aral ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Kara-Balta is a city and municipality on the Chu River, in Chuy Province, Kyrgyzstan, the capital of Jaiyl District. It was founded in 1825 under the Kokand Khanate, and received city status in 1975 under the Soviets. Its city population was officially 43,531 in a 2001 census. The municipality had a population of 54,200 according to the Soviet 1989 census, and is now estimated at over 70,000.

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Located at 42.83 73.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Populated places in Chuy Province

Jaiyl District

Jaiyl is a raion (district) (Kalinin District until May 1993) of Chuy Province in northern Kyrgyzstan. The capital lies at Kara-Balta. It also administers an exclave in the southwestern heel of Chuy Province (not on map at right).:

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Located at 42.82 73.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Districts of Chuy Province

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