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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 series of information and practical trainings for gardeners is taking place in Issyk-Kul region under the "Farmer to the Farmer" program.
A weekly train from Tashkent (Uzbekistan) to Issyk-Kul district (Kyrgyzstan) will be launched in summer, says the statement of State Railways of Kyrgyzstan.
Fostering the integration of agriculture, agri-business and the tourism industry in the Issyk-Kul region of Kyrgyzstan as a way to generate economic growth and help eradicate poverty is the focus of a project being implemented by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).
A plane with a delegation from the city of Osh landed on the eve in the village of Tamchy, Issyk-Kul region.
Natives of Issyk-Kul Asankojoyev and Musaliyev gifted specialized beds to two hospitals in Issyk-Kul region for 100,000 som, Turmush correspondent reports.
The National Bank of Kyrgyzstan has revoked the license of the Issyk-Kul Investment Bank, the regulator's website reported.
Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Joomart Otorbayev has declared that the Issyk-Kul region in Kyrgyzstan should earn $1 billion from tourism only.
Russian politician and leader of the LDPR party Vladimir Zhirinovsky proposed the Government of Russia to lease the Issyk-Kul Lake for writting off Kyrgyzstan's $240 million debts.
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.
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Plenipotentiary representative of the Kyrgyz government in the Issyk-Kul region Uzarbek Jylkybayev checked the implementation of the production development project, for which Russia allocated $2 million.
2-3 million plastic bottles accumulate in the territory of Issyk-Kul resort area for a season, director of biosphere management of Issyk-Kul region Mirslav Imankulov said on May 20 in an interview with a TV channel.