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Chu river in Jambyl region, Kazakhstan.


Rafting Chu river in Jambyl region, Kazakhsta.

The Chu River is a river in the north of Kyrgyzstan and in the south of Kazakhstan. Its length is about 1067 km. It is one of the longest rivers in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.

Information Chu river.

In the Chui Valley, it forms the border between Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan for more than a hundred kilometers. Then it enters Kazakhstan, where, like other rivers and streams that flow into northern Kyrgyzstan, it eventually disappears into the steppe.
This river gives the name of the Chui region, which is the northernmost region of the country, as well as the most densely populated administrative region of Kyrgyzstan. There is also Chu Avenue (the main street in Bishkek) and the city of Shu in the Kazakh province of Zhambyl region.

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The area along which this river flows was originally the home of Iranian Sogdians who spoke Sogdian, Iranian eastern language. In the Middle Ages, the Chu River and the places through which it flows had great strategic importance.