Karakol (Kyrgyz: Каракол, Qaraqol/Karakol, formerly Przhevalsk (Russian: Пржевальск), is a city of about 68,800 people in Kyrgyzstan, near the eastern tip of Lake Issyk-Kul and about 150 kilometres (93 mi) from the Kyrgyz-Chinese border. It is the capital of Issyk-Kul Region.
|• Total||44 km2 (17 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,745 m (5,724 ft)|
|• Density||1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+6 (KGT)|
Its area is 44 square kilometres (17 sq mi) and 66,294 people lived here in 2009.
- "2009 population census of the Kyrgyz Republic: Issyk-Kul Region" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 10 August 2011. Retrieved 4 January 2017.
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- Media related to Karakol at Wikimedia Commons