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Kyrgyz Republic Southern shore of Lake Issyk Kul

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Yssykköl ("hot lake") is the largest lake in Kyrgyzstan.

After Lake Titicaca in South America, the lake in the Tianshan Mountains is the second largest mountain lake in the world with an area of 6236 km². It is located in the Yssykköl area, is 182 km long, 60 km wide, up to 668 m deep and 1607 m above sea level. The lake is also called the "Heart of Tianshan". To the north of the lake lies the Kungej-Alatau mountain range, to the south is the Terskej-Alatau chain. 118 rivers flow into Yssykköl.
Crowd Factor Nearly no other people
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Sunrise & Sunset 08:01 - 17:22 | current local time: 14:12
Locations kirgistan
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