OSH City

Key industry: Agriculture, Tourism

182
sq. km

Land Area

288.8
thsd. people.

Population

30.4
bln. KGS

GRP

Regional profile

Osh is the second largest city in Kyrgyzstan, located in the Fergana Valley in the south of the country and often referred to as the “capital of the south”. It is the oldest city in the country (estimated to be more than 3000 years old) and has served as the administrative center of Osh Region since 1939. Osh city covers 182 square kilometres (70.5 square miles) and like the capital city Bishkek, is administered separately and not part of any region, although it is the seat of Osh Region. Besides the city proper, 11 villages are administered by the city: Almalyk, Arek, Gulbaar-Toloykon, Japalak, Kengesh, Gulbar, Orke, Pyatiletka, Teeke and parts of Ozgur and Tölöykön.

  • Almalyk.
  • Arek.
  • Gulbaar.
  • Toloykon.
  • Japalak.
  • Kengesh.
  • Gulbaar.
  • Orke.
  • Pyatiletka.
  • Teeke .
  • Ozgur .

Region in numbers

288.8
thsd. people

Resident population

25%
people

Population

173.4
mln. $

International Trade

Regional Economy

146.5
mln. $. USA

IMPORT

26.9
mln. $. USA

EXPORT

Number of small and medium enterprises:

769

small enterprises

3.898

Number of workers in small enterprises

43

Medium enterprises

1.908

Number of workers in medium enterprises

Total Investments

5 397 214,4
ths.KGS

Total Investments

4 279 237,2
ths.KGS

Internal investments

1 117 977,2
ths.KGS

Foreign investments
Fixed assets investments by sources of investment, 2017-2018, thsd. KGS
20172018
Internal investments2 752 103,14 279 237,2
Funds of enterprises 1 180 421,8 2 092 197,0
Republican budget 422 331,1 22 421.2
Local budget133 318,755 047,0
Foreign investments2 465 881,81 117 977,2
Foreign loan funds 367 329,7415,2
Foreign grant and humanitarian aid 2 058 938,31 101 545,2
Foreign direct investment funds 39 613,816 016,8
Agriculture
201320142015201620172018
Total660.9 767.4 832.3 948.8 994.4 977.0
Crops 285.9 320.2 370.3 443.9 462.9 437.3
Livestock353.9384.1398.3425.3450.6465.1
Services18.059.559.074.177.371.0
Hunting and forestry3.13.64.75.53.63.6
International trade, mln. $
TotalExportImport
CIS countries111.2 19.6 91.6
Kazakhstan13.70.0213.7
Russia 53.3 647.3
Uzbekistan40.312.827.6
Tajikistan 0.8 0.7 0.07
Europe 5.2 1.8 3.4
Germany0.9 0.09 0.8
Lithuania2.21.50.6
Poland0.40.0040.4
Asia56.35.5 50.8
China39.71.138.5
Turkey11.5 3.2 8.3
Korea 1.7 0.02 1.7

Infrastructure

Mass public transport

The main type of local transport is automobile. There are 56 city bus routes in the city, where about 1000 buses of various capacity are involved. A trolleybus system has been operating in the city since 1977.

For suburban and intercity

communications there are two bus stations in the city – No. 1 (“Old” bus station in the city center) and No. 2 (“New” bus station in the suburbs).

Railway stations

The city also has the Osh-1 and Osh-2 railway stations, which main function is the freight transportation. Airport “Osh” is actively working, taking and sending local and international

Air

Airport “Osh” is actively working, taking and sending local and international flights.