Balasagyn is a medieval city on the territory of Kyrgyzstan near the modern Tokmok city. It has been mentioned in writings since the 10th century as one of the three main cities of the Karakhanids and a center of education and culture.

Burana and Balasagyn

The poet Yusuf Balasaguni, the author of the poem "Blessed Knowledge", which is considered the founder of Turkic fiction, was born in this city.


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