BATKEN REGION

Key industry: Agriculture, Tourism

17
thsd. sq. km

Land area

513.6
thsd. people.

Population

17.9
bln. KGS

GRP

Regional profile

Batken Region is a region (oblast) of Kyrgyzstan. Its capital is Batken. It is bounded on the east by Osh Region, on the south, west and north by Tajikistan, and on the northeast by Uzbekistan. The northern part of the region is part of the flat, agricultural Ferghana Valley. The land rises southward to the mountains on the southern border: the Alay Mountains in the east, and the Turkestan Range in the west.
The region consists of 3 districts:

  • Kadamjay District – Pulgon.
  • Batken District – Batken.
  • Leilek District – Isfana.

Region in numbers

513.6
thsd. people..

resident population

261
thsd. people..

men

252
thsd. people..

women

Regional economy

34.6
mln. dol. USA

IMPORT

24.3
mln. dol. USA

EXPORT

Number of small and medium enterprises:

213

small enterprises

21

medium enterprises

1562

Number of workers small enterprises

1807

Number of workers medium enterprises

5,633.2
mln. KGS

Processing Industry
20172018
Mining705.7 915.7
Manufacturing industries3335.3 3954.6
Providing electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning663.0 691.1
Water supply, cleaning, waste treatment and secondary raw materials59.5 71.8
Investments in fixed assets (in actual prices)
2018
Local budget funds, mln. KGS71.8
Funds of enterprises, mln. KGS330.1
Funds of the population, mln. KGS1026.6
Republican budget funds, mln. KGS546.5
Foreign loan funds, mln. KGS847.8
Foreign grant and humanitarian aid, mln. KGS80.4
Foreign direct investment funds, mln. $2.3

Infrastructure

The geographical position

The geographical position of the region is distinguished by the fact that several enclaves (archipelagoes) belonging to neighboring states are located on its territory. In this regard, the transport arteries pass through many borders and enclaves.