in Issyk-Kul Region, Kyrgyzstan

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
42.460 and 76.187 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 42° 27' 36" and E 76° 11' 13"
Currency and Currency Code:
Som - KGS
Spoken languages:
Kirghiz, Uzbek, Russian
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:22 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Bishkek
UTC/GMT offset: 6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:30 am and 8:31 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.155 and -109.432 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hanga Roa
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Current travel safety evaluation for Kyrgyzstan in Central Asia

Safety Score: 2,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Kyrgyzstan.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Kyrgyzstan. Last Update: 2020-07-12 07:21:15

Discover Balykchy

Balykchy in Issyk-Kul Region with it's 40,000 citizens is a place in Kyrgyzstan about 86 mi (or 138 km) east of Bishkek, the country's capital city.

Current time in Balykchy is now 05:22 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Bishkek with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 3 airports near Balykchy, of which two are larger airports. The closest is airport we know is Boralday Airport in Kazakhstan in a distance of 71 mi (or 114 km). The closest airport in Kyrgyzstan is Manas International Airport in a distance of 96 mi (or 114 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Petroglyphs within the Archaeological Landscape of Tamgaly in Kazakhstan at a distance of 98 mi (or 158 km).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kochkor, Kemin, Bokombayevskoye, Cholpon-Ata and Tokmok. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 88 °F

Morning Temperature 31°C / 88 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 23%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 17% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Monday, 13th of July 2020

30°C (86 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 14th of July 2020

31°C (87 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 15th of July 2020

31°C (87 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Videos from this area

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Эркин Мукашев - Воздушныи шторм (1985)

Published: January 09, 2015
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Author: Jan Botoy

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Balykchy is a town with a population of 42,380 people (2009 Census) located at the western end of Lake Issyk-Kul in Kyrgyzstan, at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:42|28|N|76|11|E|region:KG_type:city(50,000)|| | |name= }} and an elevation of about 1,900 metres.

Located at 42.4667, 76.1833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Issyk Kul Province, Populated places along the Silk Road

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Rybach’ye, Rybach’e, Ysyk-Köl, Issyk-Kul’, Балыкчи, بالقچی, Balyktschy, Balikĉi, Balikci, Balõktšõ, بالیقچی، قرقیزستان, Balyktchy, Baliksi, Balykčy, バルイクチ, Balykchy, Балыкчы шаары, Balykcy, Balykči, Балагч, Balyktsjy, Bałykczy, Рыбачье, Balıkçı, 巴雷克奇