Abyysky District

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Abyysky District

Абыйский улус
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  YakutАбый улууһа
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Lake Ozhogino, Abyysky District
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Abyysky District
Location of Abyysky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 68°33′N146°14′E / 68.550°N 146.233°E / 68.550; 146.233 Coordinates: 68°33′N146°14′E / 68.550°N 146.233°E / 68.550; 146.233
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakha Republic [1]
EstablishedMay 25, 1930 [2]
Administrative center Belaya Gora [2]
Area
[2]
  Total69,400 km2 (26,800 sq mi)
Population
  Total4,425
  Estimate 
(2018) [4]
4,018 (−9.2%)
  Density0.064/km2 (0.17/sq mi)
   Urban
50.7%
   Rural
49.3%
Administrative structure
   Administrative divisions 1 Settlements, 5 Rural okrugs
   Inhabited localities [2] 1 Urban-type settlements [5] , 6 Rural localities
Municipal structure
   Municipally incorporated asAbyysky Municipal District [6]
   Municipal divisions [7] 1 Urban settlements, 5 Rural settlements
Time zone UTC+11 (MSK+8   OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg [8] )
OKTMO ID98601000
Website https://mr-abyjskij.sakha.gov.ru/
Population of Abyysky District
2010 Census 4,425 [3]
2002 Census 4,750 [9]
1989 Census 6,097 [10]
1979 Census 4,803 [11]

Abyysky District (Russian : Абы́йский улу́с; Yakut : Абый улууһа, Abıy uluuha, IPA:  [abɯj uluːha] ) is an administrative [1] and municipal [6] district (raion, or ulus), one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located in the north of the republic around the Indigirka River and borders with Allaikhovsky District in the north, Srednekolymsky District in the east, Verkhnekolymsky District in the southeast, Momsky District in the south, and with Ust-Yansky District in the west. The area of the district is 69,400 square kilometers (26,800 sq mi). [2] Its administrative center is the urban locality (an urban-type settlement) of Belaya Gora. [2] As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 4,425, with the population of Belaya Gora accounting for 50.7% of that number. [3]

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Geography

The Indigirka River is the main waterway through the district, providing a link to the Kolyma Bay on the East Siberian Sea to the north. [12] The Aby Lowland with up to 15,000 lakes, including Lake Ozhogino, the largest and fifth largest lake in the Sakha Republic, as well as Lake Suturuokha, is located in the district. [13]

Climate

Average January temperature is −40.7 °C (−41.3 °F) and average July temperature is +14 °C (57 °F). Average annual precipitation is 218 millimeters (8.6 in). [14]

History

The district was established on May 25, 1930. [2] Initially, its administrative center was in the selo of Abyy, but on January 10, 1941 it was moved to Druzhina.[ citation needed ] On October 4, 1974, it was moved again, this time to Belaya Gora. [14]

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Abyysky District is one of the thirty-four in the republic. [1] It is divided into one settlement (an administrative division with the administrative center in the urban-type settlement (inhabited locality) of Belaya Gora) and five rural okrugs (naslegs), all of which comprise six rural localities. [2] As a municipal division, the district is incorporated as Abyysky Municipal District. [6] The Settlement of Belaya Gora is incorporated into an urban settlement, and the five rural okrugs are incorporated into five rural settlements within the municipal district. [7] The urban-type settlement of Belaya Gora serves as the administrative center of both the administrative [2] and municipal [6] district.

Inhabited localities

Administrative [2] /municipal [7] composition
Settlements/Urban settlementsPopulation [3] Inhabited localities in jurisdiction
Belaya Gora
(Белая Гора)
2,245
Rural okrugs/Rural settlementsPopulationRural localities in jurisdiction*
Abyysky
(Абыйский)
544
Mayorsky
(Майорский)
530
Mugurdakhsky
(Мугурдахский)
421
Uolbutsky
(Уолбутский)
255
Urasalakhsky
(Урасалахский)
430

*Administrative centers are shown in bold

Demographics

As of the 2010 Census, the ethnic composition was as follows:[ citation needed ]

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Notes

  1. 1 2 3 Constitution of the Sakha Republic, Article 45
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Divisions of the Sakha Republic
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  5. The count of urban-type settlements may include the work settlements, the resort settlements, the suburban (dacha) settlements, as well as urban-type settlements proper.
  6. 1 2 3 4 Law #172-Z #351-III
  7. 1 2 3 Law #173-Z #354-III
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