Kirghiz Autonomous Socialist Soviet Republic (1920–25)

Kirghiz Autonomous Socialist Soviet Republic
Киргизская Автономная Социалистическая Советская Республика (Russian)
Autonomous republic of the Russian SFSR




Map of Soviet Central Asia in 1922, indicating the location and extent of the Kirghiz ASSR
Capital Orenburg
Government Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic
  Established 1920
  Disestablished 1925
Today part of  Kazakhstan

The Kirghiz Autonomous Socialist Soviet Republic was an autonomous republic within the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic that existed from 26 August 1920 until 15 June 1925 on the territory of the Kazakh Khanate, when it took the name of Kazakh Autonomous Socialist Soviet Republic,[1] based on the autonym Kazakh.

On 15 May 1925 the Kara-Kirghiz Autonomous Oblast was renamed Kirghiz Autonomous Oblast and later transformed into Kirghiz Autonomous Socialist Soviet Republic.


  1. The International Year Book and Statesmen's Who's who. Burke's Peerage Limited. 1991. p. 607.

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