Jalal-Abad (also spelled Dzhalal-Abad, Djalal-Abat, Jalalabat; Kyrgyz: Жалал-Aбат [dʒɑlɑlɑbɑt]) is the administrative and economic centre of Jalal-Abad Region in southwestern Kyrgyzstan, with a population of about 89,000. It is situated at the north-eastern end of the Fergana valley along the Kögart River valley, in the foothills of the Babash Ata mountains, very close to Uzbekistan border.
Jalal-Abad is known for its mineral springs in its surroundings, and the water from the nearby Azreti-Ayup-Paygambar spa was long believed to cure lepers. Several Soviet era sanatoriums offer mineral water treatment programs for people with various chronic diseases. Bottled mineral water from the
One of Kyrgyzstan’s main branches of the Silk Road passed through Jalalabat and the region has played host to travelers for thousands of years, although little archaeological remains are visible today – except in some of the more remote parts of the region – such as Saimalu Tash and the Chatkal valley. These have included travelers, traders, tourists and pilgrims (to the various holy sights) and sick people visiting the curative spas such as in the Ayub Tau mountain, at the altitude of 700 m above sea level some three kilometers out of town.
There is a legend that the water from the Azreti-Ayup-Paygambar (the Prophet Job) spa cured lepers. According to the legend there was a grave, a mosque and the khan’s palace near the spa.
-abad is a Persian suffix often used in city names in Persianate societies to refer to the person who founded the community. It is said that Jalalabat was named after Jalal ad Din, who was renowned for setting up Caravanserais to serve travelers and many pilgrims who came to the holy mountain.
In early 19th century a small Kokand fortress was built, and a small kishlak grew up around this. The local people were engaged in agriculture, trade and provided services to the pilgrims visiting the spas. Then, in the 1870s, Russian migrants came to the region. They set up a garrison town and military hospital.
The Jalal-Abad Region is known for its walnuts and beautiful scenery. The most notable sites are the Arslanbob Waterfalls and Sary-Chelek Nature Reserve and Lake. In the city itself, notable sites are the town square and the culture park, which contains various sculptures and Jalalabad’s theater.
From Jalalabad to the capital of Kyrgyzstan – 650 km and 60 km away is the town of Osh. The city is located in the foothills of the Tien Shan mountain range, at the foot of a small mountain Ayyp Too at an altitude of 763 meters above sea level in the valley Kogartskoy. The valley is located in the subtropical zone. Thus, the distance from large bodies of water causes the continental and arid climate. The average annual temperature in the region of + 13 ° C, in July +25, + 27 ° C, in January -3, -5 ° C.
Recreation Centre Tianshan
Special rates, discounts and privileges. You can get more for the same money! Learn about its benefits in a recreation center “Tianshan”! There are: restaurant, hotel, Billiards, Club, pool, mini soccer field
JALALABAT STATE UNIVERSITY (JALAL-ABAD STATE UNIVERSITY)
Jalalabat State University was created by Presidential Decree № 197 from 10. 05. 1993 Order of the Ministry of Education and Science. “On creation of Jalal-Abad State University on the basis of the Pedagogical School and the Veterinary College, available in Jalal-Abad region”.
Jalalabat State University is a public, non-profit educational organization of higher education, implementing educational programs of higher and postgraduate professional education, secondary general, primary vocational, secondary vocational and secondary vocational education.
Certificate of state registration number 6800-330-U-ie, OKPO code 2169080 from 24.01.2007g., PGR series number 076507.
The identification code: 00204199310021.
Legal form: Institution.
There are a number of Cinemas , Theaters , Teahouses and Nightclubs are available for your Recreation.
Idea for summers days, this appealingly tree-shaded chaikhana is diagonally across Lenina from the southeast corner of the bazaar.
Airconditioned cake shop and fast food restaurant. Wifi (extra fee) sometimes available.
Sary-Chelek is a mountain lake located in Sary-Chelek Nature Reserve in Jalal-Abad Province in Western Kyrgyzstan. It is north of Arkit at the eastern end of the Chatkal Range. There are a number of smaller lakes in the area.
Karaköl is a city in Jalal-Abad Region of Kyrgyzstan. Population 18,843. Located on the Naryn River, downstream of the Toktogul Dam, the city was built in the 1960s to house the construction workers for the dam, and granted city status in 1977.
Arslanbob is a village, sub district, valley, mountain range, and a large wild walnut forest in the Jalal-Abad Region of Kyrgyzstan. Kyrgyzstan’s first known export to Europe was the Arslanbob walnut.