|• Total||1,756 km2 (678 sq mi)|
|• Density||27/km2 (69/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5 (GMT +5)|
Chuy is a raion (district) of Chuy Region in northern Kyrgyzstan. Its area is 1,756 square kilometres (678 sq mi), and its resident population was 47,017 in 2009. The district surrounds the city of Tokmok, but does not include it. The district capital lies at Chuy.
Chuy District is located in the eastern part of Chuy Valley. Its southern part spreads into Kyrgyz Ala-Too mountains. Chu River and its tributaries Shamshy River, Kegeti River, etc. dominate the hydrology. There are a number of glaciers feeding tributaries in Kyrgyz Ala-Too such as Shamshy Glacier, Kel-Ter, etc. The climate is continental.
As of 2009, Chuy District included 38 villages. Its population, according to the Population and Housing Census of 2009, was 47,017.
According to the 2009 Census, the ethnic composition (de jure population) of the Chuy District was:
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Rural communities and villages
In total, Chuy District include 39 settlements in 10 rural communities (aiyl okmotus). Each rural community can consist of one or several villages. The rural communities and settlements in the Chuy District are:
- Ak-Beshim aiyl okmotu (3: center - village Ak-Beshim; and also villages Jangy-Jol and Kalygul)
- Burana aiyl okmotu (4: center - village Döng-Aryk; and also villages Alga, Burana and Meenetkech)
- Ibraimov aiyl okmotu (6: center - village Koshoy; and also villages Kara-Oy, Kyzyl-Asker, Imeni Lenina, Lenin-Jol and Taldy-Bulak)
- Iskra aiyl okmotu (5: center - village Kara-Döbö; and also villages Vostochnoe, Jangy-Turmush, Iskra and Zheleznodorozhnoye)
- Kegeti aiyl okmotu (5: center - village Kegeti; and also villages Arpa-Tektir, Akmatbek, Sovetskoye and Imeni Chapayeva)
- Kosh-Korgon aiyl okmotu (1: center - village Kosh-Korgon)
- On Bir-Jylga aiyl okmotu (4: center - village Progress; and also villages Onbir-Jylga, Kayyrma and Madaniyat)
- Saylyk aiyl okmotu (3: center - village Saylyk; and also villages Jangy-Chek and Vinogradnoye)
- Chuy aiyl okmotu (3: center - village Chuy; and also villages Aral and Sadovoye)
- Shamshy aiyl okmotu (4: center - village Shamshy; and also villages Chong-Jar, Kosh-Kashat and Karagul)
Famous people born in Chuy District
- Ashyraaly Botaliev, born in 1906, opera and drama artist
- Djamankul Djenchuraev, born in 1907, Kyrgyz and Soviet writer, border guard
- Asankan Djumakmatov, born in 1923, orchestral conductor
- Sultan Ibraimov, born in 1927, politician
- Kalmyrza Sarpek uulu, born in 1866, akyn
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- "Statistics of Chuy District". Archived from the original on 2017-12-28. Retrieved 2017-01-31.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-02-09. Retrieved 2010-03-14.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)