Jabagly village - characteristics




Jabagly village is located in the nice mountainous area on foothills of Western Tien-Shan in limits of Talass Alatau range, close-fitting to the border of Aksu-Jabagly state natural reserve.

The village is administratively located in Tulkubas district of the South-Kazakhstan oblast, between two largest towns of Southern Kazakhstan as Shymkent (South-Kazakhstan oblast) ant Taraz (Jambyl oblast) cities.



Climate in the village is sharply continental. The village concerns to northern part of high-mountainous area of a subtropical zone characterized by non-uniform distribution of deposits on seasons of year - by a maximum in winter - spring time and a minimum in summer. Average temperature of the most cold month of January happens from a minus of 5,4 С degrees up to a minus of 6,1 С degrees. In August and July from 17 С degrees of heat up to 21 С degrees. Lowest temperature makes a minus of 34 С degrees, highest plus of 37 С degrees. In the winter 30 % of deposits, spring about 40 %, summer up to 10 % drops out, in the autumn hardly it is more 20%.



The basic river - Jabagly, which proceeds in western direction. General feature of a structure of river valleys of region is that at an exit from mountains they are narrow, range-formed, and is higher - sharply extend. The sources of the rivers begin in glaciers, which feed the rivers.



Population and ethnicity

Total number of the population - 2074 men. The Kazakhs make 98%. The representatives of 8 nationalities live at a village district, including Russians, Azers, Turkish.


Public safety/health care

The social and cultural infrastructure is rather weak. There is a mosque in the village. First-aid/obstetrical centre functions, in which three doctors work (is constructed in 1982). There are 6 private(individual) stores, children's garden and private public bath. There is no nursery, houses of culture, cafe, youth club, and etc. Four Guest Houses open for tourists 12 months in a year.



The adult population has, as a minimum completed secondary education. Approximately to 60% of the adult population has a higher education. In a village the high 11-year's school works.

Village economy



In a village district there 88 village households, including, having state license on ground.

In 2010 - 76. 3900 tons of hay, 600 tones of straw are prepared. Is sown grain on the area of 500 ha. The productivity in 2010 has made 15,2 centner/ha. 60% of engaged in a village are involved in a cattle-breeding agriculture. The area of ground in a district makes 4832 ha, including: sowing - 1875 ha, irrigated - 268 ha, pasture - 2720 га, haymakings - 335 ha, gardens - 3,8 ha.



Large horned cattle - 995 heads, sheep and goats - 2450 heads, horse - 387 heads, bird - 11311 units (2010).



The gardens occupies 3,8 ha. It, basically apple, nut, and apricot trees. There are also planting of so-called "business" wood used for construction at home.


Industry and markets

Industry is not very developed. There is a difficulty with exit on market, especially with milk products and fruits. Now the Jabagly chicken factory is at a stage of reconstruction (renovation and establishing of water pipe-line), which will start to produce in the mid/end of 2012.

Village infrastructure



Jabagly village is telephonized. There are 300 numbers of telephones in a village. The telephones are available in 80% houses. The cellular communication, provided by K-Cell and Beeline companies work. All the houses of village have an access to WWW via telephone line. The fax is available at “Wild nature” NGO home office.



The main road in Jabagly are covered by asphalt and has the status of a road of oblast importance. Other roads in a village with an prime coating. All roads are in good state.


Access and transport

Distance up to large cities and time in the way:


Vannovka – 25 km

Shymkent - 100 km (1,5 -2 hours by car) The regular minibus connection (two times a day) works, the private cars are used as a taxi.


Taraz - 100 kms (1,5 - 2 hours by car)


Water resources

There is a water pipeline constructed in 1980. Now it requires overhaul. The inhabitants of village receive water from a waterpipe. The canalization is carried out approximately in 50% of houses.

The irrigation system is constructed in 1976. It also requires overhaul. Access to irrigated water is 100%.


Energy supply

There is 100 %  access to the electric power. All houses in a village are connected to common power system. In 100% of houses a natural gas is available.


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