Jalalabat is a city in the south-west of Kyrgyzstan. It is the administrative seat of the Jalalabat area. The city has about 89,000 inhabitants, making it the third largest city in the country. The territory of Jalalabat is one of the 7 administrative districts of Kyrgyzstan. The administrative area covers an area of 32,418 km² and Houses approximately 1.010.000 inhabitants. The district capital city with 97,200 inhabitants is also the largest city in the area of Jalalabat.
Between Bishkek - Naryn and Jalalabad are some passes which are over 3,000 heights are unfortunately all together no good asphalted roads possess. More than 50% of the route is covered on gravel roads. In Jalalabat there are numerous mountain lakes, mineral springs and nut forests. The nut forests have an extension of 30,000 hectares and are thus the largest in the world. Of particular importance are the walnut forests at Arslanbob.