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or Y·syk-Köl  (ĭs′ĭk-ko͝ol′, -kœl′)
A lake of northeast Kyrgyzstan in the Tian Shan near the Kazakh border.


(Russian isˈsikˈkulj)
(Placename) a lake in NE Kyrgyzstan in the Tian Shan mountains, at an altitude of 1609 m (5280 ft): one of the largest mountain lakes in the world. Area: 6200 sq km (2390 sq miles)


(ˈɪs ɪkˈkʊl, -ˈkul)

a mountain lake in NW Kirghizia. 2250 sq. mi. (5830 sq. km).
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A plane with a delegation from the city of Osh landed on the eve in the village of Tamchy, Issyk-Kul region.
The PM stated that in 2013, Kyrgyzstan was visited by 3 million people, 2 million of whom came to see Issyk-Kul.
The National Bank of Kyrgyzstan has revoked the license of the Issyk-Kul Investment Bank, the regulator's website reported.
2 million tourists come to Issyk-Kul every year, bags and bottles are in the woods or in the lake.
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President Almazbek Atambayev signed a decree on appointment of judges for interdistrict courts in Osh, Jalal-Abad, Issyk-Kul, Naryn, Talas and Batken regions and the new candidate for the post of judge of the interdistrict court of the city of Bishkek.
More than $7 million was allocated by Manas International Airport in 2014 for extension of the runway of Issyk-Kul International Airport.
A draft agreement with the Gazprom, which will provide work on gasification of Issyk-Kul region in 2015-2017, is being developed.
The Governor General of Mazandaran announced readiness of the Iranian government to invest in Kyrgyzstan, including its Issyk-Kul region.
MP Daniyar Terbishaliyev (SDPK) proposed to introduce administrative responsibility for restrictions and prohibitions of the free access of citizens in the beach area of Issyk-Kul lake, including the establishment of fences.
The State Property Management Fund, however, did not agree with the decision of the inter-district court and filed an appeal in cassation in the Issyk-Kul regional court that denied in redress of grievance on May 16, 2013.
Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Joomart Otorbayev visited a new school in the village of Barskoon in Jety-Oguz district in the framework of his working visit to Issyk-Kul region.