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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Cholpon-Ata

 

a city (since 1975) under oblast jurisdiction and the administrative center of Issyk-Kul’ Raion, Issyk-Kul’ Oblast, Kirghiz SSR. Cholpon-Ata is located at an elevation of more than 1,600 m, on the northern shore of Lake Issyk-Kul’, 225 km east of the city of Frunze and 75 km from the Rybach’e railroad station. It is a climatic health resort. The summers are moderately warm, with an average July temperature of 17°C, and the winters are mild, with an average January temperature of –3°C; annual precipitation totals 250 mm. Therapeutic remedies include climatotherapy and the silt mud and mineral water from Lake Issyk-Kul’. Persons suffering from disorders of the nervous system and the musculoskeletal system are treated. Medical facilities include sanatoriums for adults, a children’s pulmonary tuberculosis sanatorium, and a hydropelotherapeutic clinic. There is a milk combine in Cholpon-Ata. Also in the city is the house-museum of the Kazakh writer Mukhtar Auezov.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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