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Karakol Destination Guide

Discover Karakol in Kyrgyzstan

Karakol in the region of Ysyk-Köl with its 70,171 habitants is a town located in Kyrgyzstan - some 195 mi or ( 314 km ) East of Bishkek , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Karakol

Local time in Karakol is now 11:51 PM (Sunday) . 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: Taldykorgan, Tyup, Teploklyuchenka, Tepke, and Pristan' Przheval'sk. When in this area, you might want to check out Taldykorgan . 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 Karakol ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Кытайдагы этникалык кыргыздар - 1/3

8:32 min by Madaminbek
Views: 9281 Rating: 5.00

Бул видео Кытайдагы Кызыл-Суу Автоном Провинциясыдагы жагашан этникалык кыргыздар жонундо. This video is about ethnic Kyrgyz people living in Kizilisu Kirgiz Autonomous Perfecture, China. ------------ ..

Dungan Mosque

0:17 min by userstravels
Views: 3791 Rating: 5.00

An unfortunately brief video outside of a Dungan mosque in Karakol, Kyrgyzstan. ..

Climbing for Dzhigit peak (5170m) in Tian Shan mountains

6:24 min by Anatollyo
Views: 2029 Rating: 5.00

The mountain trip to Tian Shan range in Kyrgyzstan was held in August 2008. There are views of Karakol (5216m) summit which was the goal in 2007, beautiful panoramas of Tian Shan mountains. ..

Nature of Tien Shan

2:20 min by sakukagava
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The nature of Tien Shan ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Karakol, formerly Przhevalsk, is fourth largest city in Kyrgyzstan, near the eastern tip of Issyk Kul Lake in Kyrgyzstan, about 150 kilometres from the Kyrgyzstan-China border and 380 kilometres from the capital Bishkek. It is the administrative capital of Issyk Kul Province. To the north, on highway A363, is Tyup and to the southwest Jeti-Ögüz resort.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 42.48 78.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Populated places along the Silk Road, Populated places in Issyk Kul Province, Populated places in Jalal-Abad Province

Ak-Suu District

Ak-Suu is a raion (district) of Issyk Kul Province in eastern Kyrgyzstan. The capital lies at Teploklyuchenka.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 42.48 78.40 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Districts of Issyk Kul Province

Karakol International Airport

Karakol International Airport (Kyrgyz: Каракол эл аралык аэропорту, Russian: Международный аэропорт “Каракол”) is an international airport serving Karakol, a town in the Issyk-Kul Province of Kyrgyzstan. The Russian IATA code for Karakol International Airport is КПЖ. Formerly known as Przhevalsk Airport until 1992, Karakol International Airport started its operations in 1940s. The current runway and terminal were built in 1978.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 42.51 78.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Airports built in the Soviet Union, Airports in Kyrgyzstan

Dzhety-Oguz Wildlife Refuge

Dzhety-Oguz Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife refuge in Kyrgyzstan. Established in 1958, it covers 30000 hectares.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 42.34 78.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Protected areas established in 1958, Protected areas of Kyrgyzstan

Jeti-Ögüz resort

Jeti-Ögüz is a balneotherapic resort located at the north slope of Teskey Ala-Too mountain range near Issyk Kul in the Jeti-Oguz District of Issyk Kul Province of Kyrgyzstan, about 28 km west of Karakol.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 42.33 78.24 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Issyk Kul Province, Resorts in Kyrgyzstan, Spas

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Karakol