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Ak-Tash Destination Guide

Delve into Ak-Tash in Kyrgyzstan

Ak-Tash in the region of Talas is a city in Kyrgyzstan - some 155 mi or ( 250 km ) West of Bishkek , the country's capital .

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Current time in Ak-Tash is now 02:53 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Bishkek " with a UTC offset of 6 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tashkent, Andijan, Khujand, Taraz, and Imeni Tel'mana. While being here, make sure to check out Tashkent . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Ak-Tash ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Manas District

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".

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 42.72 71.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Districts of Talas Province

Kara-Buura District

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.:

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Located at 42.62 71.58 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Districts of Talas Province

Taraz Central Stadium

Taraz Central Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Taraz, Kazakhstan. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of FC Taraz.

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Located at 42.90 71.38 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: Football venues in Kazakhstan, Multi-purpose stadiums in Kazakhstan

Taraz

Taraz (Kazakh: Тараз / Taraz), is a city and a center of the Jambyl Province in Kazakhstan. It is located in the south of Kazakhstan, near the border with Kyrgyzstan, on the Talas River (Taraz River). It has a population of 330,100 (1999 census), up 9% from 1989, making it one of the fastest-growing cities in the country, after Astana and Türkistan.

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Located at 42.90 71.37 (Lat./Long.); Less than 26 km away
Tags: Kazakhstan–Kyrgyzstan border crossings, Populated places along the Silk Road, Populated places in Jambyl Province