Kara-Buura District

Country Kyrgyzstan
Province Talas Province
Time zone GMT +5 (UTC+5)

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.:[1]

Urban-type settlements, rural communities and villages

In total, Kara-Bura District include 1 urban-type settlement and 21 settlements in 9 rural communities (aiyl okmotus). Each rural community can consist of one or several villages. The rural communities and settlements in the Kara-Bura District are:[2]

  1. urban-type settlement Maymak
  2. Ak-Chiy aiyl okmotu (center - village Joon-Debe, and also village Jiyde)
  3. Beysheke aiyl okmotu (center - village Beysheke, and also villages Kara-Buura, and Kara-Suu)
  4. Bakyyan aiyl okmotu (center - village Bakyyan, and also village Tamchy-Bulak)
  5. Amanbayev aiyl okmotu (center - village Amanbayevo, and also villages Ak-Jar, Kuru-Maymak, and Suulu-Maymak)
  6. Bakayyr okmotu (center - village Ak-Bashat, and also village Kara-Say)
  7. Kara-Buura aiyl okmotu (center - village Kyzyl-Adyr, and also villages Chong Kara-Buura, and Uch-Bulak)
  8. Kek-Say aiyl okmotu (center - village Kek-Say, and also village Kaynar)
  9. Cholponbay aiyl okmotu (center - village Chymgent, and also village Kek-Debe)
  10. Sheker aiyl okmotu (center - village Sheker, and also village Archagul)


Coordinates: 42°37′N 71°35′E / 42.617°N 71.583°E / 42.617; 71.583

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