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Map of Osh, Kyrgyzstan





  Facts about Osh  
CountryKyrgyzstan
Time Zone (UTC+5 to +6)
Language Kyrgyz and Russian
Major Religion Islam & Muslim
Stateosh
Founded 15 Centuary
Area18.5 km²
Population243216
Lat Long Coordinates 40°31′48″N72°48′0″E
Point of interestRabat Abdul Khan Mosque
 Lenin Peak
 Jayma Bazaar Osh

A lot has been mentioned about Osh in the epics of the Kyrgyzstan. In the 10th and the 12th century Osh ranked as the third city in Ferghana Valley. It also had great trading relations with Khanate. Sulaiman
Too which is better known as the Solomon Mountain is the most holy site of the city. The climate of Osh city is very cold and the people make preparations to protect themselves from the extreme cold winter. It is believed that the soul of Muslim prophet Suleyman Sheikh lay at the foot hills of this mountain. Every year the pilgrim spot receives large number of tourists. The road around the mountain is pleasant to walk. Many pilgrims pray at the cave. The tiny water droplets in the cave are believed to be the tears of Suleyman.

The "Osh Bazaar" is a huge bazaar which sells different varieties of products. The bazaar of Osh in Kyrgyzstan has something to offer to every one. It is the place where traders from different parts of Kyrgyzstan meet. Vegetables, dried fruits, nuts spices, handicrafts and variety of other products are displayed for sale. Women also sell variety of clothes and accessories.

Osh is one of the most attractive cities of Kyrgyzstan.

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Last Updated Date: September 26, 2016


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