2. Tokmok MosqueTokmok Tokmok is a city in the Chuy Valley, northern Kyrgyzstan, east of the country's capital of Bishkek. Its area is 41 square kilometres , and its resident population was 53,231 in 2009. Its geographical location is 42°50′N 75°17′E; its altitude is 816 m above sea level. From 2004 until 19 April 2006 it served as the administrative seat of Chuy Region. Just to the north is the Chu River and the border with Kazakhstan. Tokmok was established as a northern military outpost of the Khanate of Kokand ca. 1830. Thirty years later, it fell to the Russians who demolished the fort. The modern town was founded on 13 May 1864 by Major-General Mikhail Chernyayev. Currently, the city of Tokmok is a district-level administrative unit of Chui Province. Although the city is surrounded by the province's ... From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.