Chuy District

—  Raion  —
Country Kyrgyzstan
Province Chuy Province
 - Total 678 sq mi (1,756 km2)
Population (2009)[1]
 - Total 44,753
Time zone GMT +5 (UTC+5)

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.



Chuy District is located in the eastern part of Chuy Valley. Its southern part spreads into Kyrgyz Ala-Too mountains. Chu River and its tributaries Shamshy River, Kegeti River, etc dominate the hydrology. There are a number of glaciers feeding tributaries in Kyrgyz Ala-Too such as Shamshy Glacier, Kel-Ter, etc. The climate is continental.


As of 2009, Chuy District included 38 villages. Its population, according to the Population and Housing Census of 2009, was 44,753.

Historical populations in Chuy District
Year Pop. ±%
1970 32,710
1979 37,094 +13.4%
1989 42,968 +15.8%
1999 44,786 +4.2%
2009 44,753 −0.1%
Source: [1]

Ethnic composition

According to the 2009 Census, the ethnic composition (de jure population) of the Chuy Distruct was:[1]

Ethnic group Population Proportion of Chuy District population
Kyrgyzs &1000000000003911600000039,116 83.2%
Russians &100000000000032550000003,255 6.9%
Dungans &100000000000022010000002,201 4.7%
Azerbaijanis &10000000000000828000000828 1.8%
Kazakhs &10000000000000522000000522 1.1%
Uzbeks &10000000000000294000000294 0.6%
Germans &10000000000000152000000152 0.3%
Tatars &10000000000000130000000130 0.3%
other groups &10000000000000519000000519 1.1%

Towns, rural communities, and villages

In total, Chuy District include 10 rural communities (aiyl okmotus). Each rural community can consist of one or several villages. In total, there are 39 villages in Chuy District. The rural communities and settlements in the Chuy District are[2]:

  1. Ak-Beshim aiyl okmotu (center - village Ak-Beshim, and also villages Jany-Jol, Kalygul)
  2. Burana aiyl okmotu (center - village Don-Aryk, and also villages Alga, Burana, Meenetkech)
  3. Ibraimov aiyl okmotu (center - village Koshoy, and also villages Kara-Oy, Kyzyl-Asker, Lenin Jolu, Taldy-Bulak)
  4. Iskra aiyl okmotu (center - village Kara-Debe, and also villages Vostochnoe, Jany-Turmush, Iskra, Zheleznodorozhnoe)
  5. Kegeti aiyl okmotu (center - village Kegeti, and also villages Arpa-Tektir, Akmatbek, Sovetskoe, Chapaeva)
  6. Koshkorgon aiyl okmotu (center - village Koshkorgon)
  7. On Bir-Jylga aiyl okmotu (center - village Progress, and also villages Oy-Bir-Dzhilga, Kaiyrma, Madaniyat)
  8. Saylyk aiyl okmotu (center - village Saylyk, and also villages Jany-Chek, and Vinogradnoe)
  9. Chuy aiyl okmotu (center - village Chuy, and also villages Birimdik, Michurin, Chuy)
  10. Shamshy aiyl okmotu (center - village Shamshy, and also villages Chong-Jar, Kosh-Kashat, Karagul, and Kardon)

Famous people born in Chuy District

  • Ashyraaly Botaliev, born in 1906, opera and drama artist
  • Djamankul Djenchuraev, born in 1907, Kyrgyz and Soviet writer, border guard
  • Asankan Djumakmatov, born in 1923, orchestral conductor
  • Sultan Ibraimov, born in 1927, politician
  • Kalmyrza Sarpek uulu, born in 1866, akyn


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