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Discover Saylyk in Kyrgyzstan

Saylyk in the region of Chüy is a town located in Kyrgyzstan - some 40 mi or ( 65 km ) East of Bishkek , the country's capital .

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Local time in Saylyk is now 10:08 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Bishkek " with a UTC offset of 6 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Fergana, Andijan, Taldykorgan, Imeni Chapayeva, and Uzbektrud. When in this area, you might want to check out Fergana . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Saylyk ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Tokmok Airport

Tokmok Airport is an airport outside of Tokmok, a town in the Chuy Province of Kyrgyzstan. The Russian IATA code for Tokmok Airport is ТКМ. Tokmok Airport started its operations in 1950s as a reserve landing strip where aircraft were diverted from the then Frunze Airport during bad weather conditions. The current runway and terminal were built in 1970s. The airport has no instrument landing facilities and operates only during daylight hours.

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Located at 42.83 75.34 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Airports built in the Soviet Union, Airports in Kyrgyzstan

Tokmok

Tokmok is a city of about 53,087 (2009 Census) (according, to other data, "over 58,000") in northern Kyrgyzstan, east of the country's capital of Bishkek. Its geographical location is {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:42|50|N|75|17|E|region:KG_type:city(75,000)|| | |name= }}; its altitude is 816 m above sea level. From 2004 until 19 April 2006 it served as the administrative seat of Chui Province. Just to the north is the Chu River and the border with Kazakhstan.

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Located at 42.83 75.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: History of Central Asia, Kazakhstan–Kyrgyzstan border crossings, Populated places established in 1864, Populated places in Chuy Province

Chuy District

Chuy is a raion (district) of Chuy Province in northern Kyrgyzstan. The district surrounds the provincial capital, Tokmok, but does not include it. The district capital lies at the city of Tokmok.

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Located at 42.83 75.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Districts of Chuy Province

Balasagun

Balasagun was an ancient Soghdian city in modern-day Kyrgyzstan, located in the Chuy Valley between Bishkek and Issyk-Kul Lake. Balasagun was founded by Soghdians, a people of Iranian origin and the Soghdian language was still in use in this town till the 11th century. It was the capital of the Kara-Khanid Khanate from the 10th Century until it was taken by the Kara-Khitan Khanate in the twelfth century. It was then captured by the Mongols in 1218. The Mongols called it Gobalik ("pretty city").

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Located at 42.75 75.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Archaeological sites in Kyrgyzstan, Chuy Province, Former populated places in Kyrgyzstan, Populated places along the Silk Road

Burana Tower

The Burana Tower is a large minaret in the Chuy Valley in northern Kyrgyzstan. It is located about 80 km east of the country's capital Bishkek, near the town of Tokmok. The tower, along with grave markers, some earthworks and the remnants of a castle and three mausoleums, is all that remains of the ancient city of Balasagun, which was established by the Karakhanids at the end of the 9th century.

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Located at 42.75 75.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: 11th-century architecture, Chuy Province, Museums in Kyrgyzstan, Towers in Kyrgyzstan