Aldansky District

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Aldansky District

Алданский улус
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  YakutАлдан улууһа
Avtomobil'nyi most cherez reku Aldan v Tommote.JPG
A bridge across the Aldan River in Tommot, Aldansky District
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Aldansky District
Location of Aldansky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 58°40′N125°21′E / 58.667°N 125.350°E / 58.667; 125.350 Coordinates: 58°40′N125°21′E / 58.667°N 125.350°E / 58.667; 125.350
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakha Republic [1]
EstablishedMay 5, 1930 [2]
Administrative center Aldan [2]
Area
[2]
  Total156,800 km2 (60,500 sq mi)
Population
  Total42,632
  Estimate 
(2018) [4]
39,492 (−7.4%)
  Density0.27/km2 (0.70/sq mi)
   Urban
89.5%
   Rural
10.5%
Administrative structure
   Administrative divisions 2 Towns under district jurisdiction, 4 Settlements, 3 Rural okrugs
   Inhabited localities [2] 2 Cities/towns, 4 Urban-type settlements [5] , 13 Rural localities
Municipal structure
   Municipally incorporated asAldansky Municipal District [6]
   Municipal divisions [7] 4 Urban settlements, 3 Rural settlements
Time zone UTC+9 (UTC+09:00   OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg [8] )
OKTMO ID98603000
Website https://web.archive.org/web/20130312061437/http://aldray.ru/
Population of Aldansky District
2010 Census 42,632 [3]
2002 Census 49,346 [9]
1989 Census 63,812 [10]
1979 Census 53,207 [11]

Aldansky District (Russian : Алда́нский улу́с; Yakut : Алдан улууһа, Aldan uluuha, IPA:  [aldan uluːha] ) is an administrative [1] and municipal [6] district (raion, or ulus), one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia.

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Location

It is located in the south of the republic on the right bank of the Lena River near the mouth of the Aldan River and borders with Khangalassky and Amginsky Districts in the north, Ust-Maysky District in the northeast, Khabarovsk Krai in the east, Neryungrinsky District in the south, and with Olyokminsky District in the west and southwest.

Geography

The area of the district is 156,800 square kilometers (60,500 sq mi). Its area is larger than the country of Bangladesh. [2] Its administrative center is the town of Aldan. [2]

Population

As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 42,632, with the population of Aldan accounting for 49.9% of that number. [3]

Geography

The landscape of the district is mostly mountainous, dominated mainly by the Aldan Highlands. The northern end of the district is in the Lena Plateau.

Climate

Average January temperature ranges from −36 °C (−33 °F) to −30 °C (−22 °F) and average July temperature ranges from +10 °C (50 °F) to +18 °C (64 °F). Average precipitation varies from 300 millimeters (12 in) in the north to 600 millimeters (24 in) in the south. [12]

History

The district was established on May 5, 1930. [2]

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Aldansky District is one of the thirty-four in the republic. [1] It is divided into two towns (administrative divisions with the administrative centers in the towns (inhabited localities) of Aldan and Tommot), four settlements (administrative divisions with the administrative centers in the urban-type settlements (inhabited localities) of Bezymyanny, Lebediny, Leninsky, and Nizhny Kuranakh), and three rural okrugs (naslegs), all of which comprise thirteen rural localities. [2] As a municipal division, the district is incorporated as Aldansky Municipal District. [6] Within the municipal district, the Town of Aldan is incorporated into Aldan Urban Settlement, the Town of Tommot and the Settlement of Bezymyanny are incorporated into Tommot Urban Settlement, the Settlements of Lebediny and Leninsky are incorporated into Leninsky Urban Settlement, the Settlement of Nizhny Kuranakh is incorporated into Nizhny Kuranakh Urban Settlement, and the three rural okrugs are incorporated into three rural settlements. [7] The town of Aldan serves as the administrative center of both the administrative [2] and municipal [6] district.

Inhabited localities

Administrative [2] /municipal [7] composition
Towns/Urban settlementsPopulation [3] Inhabited localities in municipal jurisdiction
Aldan
(Алдан)
21,529
Tommot
(Томмот)
8,695
Settlements/Urban settlementsPopulation [3] Inhabited localities in municipal jurisdiction
Leninsky
(Ленинский)
3,051
  • urban-type settlement of Leninsky
  • urban-type settlement of Lebediny
    (administratively, a part of the Settlement of Lebediny)
  • selo of Orochen 1-y
    (administratively, a part of the Settlement of Lebediny)
  • selo of Yakokut
Nizhny Kuranakh
(Нижний Куранах)
6,806
Rural okrugs/Rural settlementsPopulation [3] Rural localities in jurisdiction
Anaminsky
(Анаминский)
573
Belletsky
(Беллетский)
1,760
Chagdinsky
(Чагдинский)
218

*Administrative centers are shown in bold

Economy

The economy of the district is based mostly on mining, although the production of building materials, wood processing, and food industry also have presence. There are deposits of gold, silver, platinum, molybdenum, granite, marble, and other minerals in the district. [12]

Demographics

As of the 2002 Census, the ethnic composition was as follows:[ citation needed ]

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Aldan, Russia Town under district jurisdiction in Sakha Republic, Russia

Aldan is a gold-mining town and the administrative center of Aldansky District of the Sakha Republic, Russia, located in the Aldan Highlands, in the Aldan River basin, on the stream Orto-Sala near its mouth in the Seligdar River, about 470 kilometers (290 mi) south of the republic's capital of Yakutsk. As of the 2010 Census, its population was 21,275.

Tommot Town under district jurisdiction in Sakha Republic, Russia

Tommot is a town in Aldansky District of the Sakha Republic, Russia, located on the Aldan River 390 kilometers (240 mi) southwest of Yakutsk, the capital of the republic, and 70 kilometers (43 mi) northeast of Aldan, the administrative center of the district. As of the 2010 Census, its population was 8,057.

Churapchinsky District District in Sakha Republic, Russia

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Namsky District District in Sakha Republic, Russia

Namsky District is an administrative and municipal district, one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. The district is located in the center of the republic and borders Ust-Aldansky District in the east, Megino-Kangalassky District in the southeast, the territory of the city of republic significance of Yakutsk in the south, Gorny District in the west, and Kobyaysky District in the north. The area of the district is 11,900 square kilometers (4,600 sq mi). Its administrative center is the rural locality of Namtsy. As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 23,198, with the population of Namtsy accounting for 38.3% of that number.

Ust-Maysky District District in Sakha Republic, Russia

Ust-Maysky District is an administrative and municipal district, one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located in the east of the republic and borders with Oymyakonsky District in the northeast, Khabarovsk Krai in the east and south, Aldansky District in the southwest, Amginsky District in the west, Churapchinsky and Tattinsky Districts in the northwest, and with Tomponsky District in the north. The area of the district is 95,300 square kilometers (36,800 sq mi). Its administrative center is the urban locality of Ust-Maya. Population: 8,629 (2010 Census); 11,568 ; 20,337 (1989 Census). The population of Ust-Maya accounts for 33.9% of the district's total population.

Ust-Aldansky District District in Sakha Republic, Russia

Ust-Aldansky District is an administrative and municipal district, one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located in the center of the republic and borders with Kobyaysky District in the north, Tomponsky District in the northeast, Tattinsky District in the east, Churapchinsky District in the southeast, Megino-Kangalassky District in the south, and with Namsky District in the west. The area of the district is 18,300 square kilometers (7,100 sq mi). Its administrative center is the rural locality of Borogontsy. Population: 22,155 (2010 Census); 22,372 ; 21,389 (1989 Census). The population of Borogontsy accounts for 23.6% of the district's total population.

Neryungrinsky District District in Sakha Republic, Russia

Neryungrinsky District is an administrative and municipal district, one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is the southernmost district of Sakha and borders Aldansky District in the north, Olyokminsky District in the west and northwest, Amur Oblast and a small area of Zabaykalsky Krai in the south, and Khabarovsk Krai in the east. The area of the district is 98,900 square kilometers (38,200 sq mi). Its administrative center is the town of Neryungri. Population : 21,019 (2010 Census).

Nizhny Kuranakh Urban-type settlement in Sakha Republic, Russia

Nizhny Kuranakh is an urban locality in Aldansky District of the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 30 kilometers (19 mi) from Aldan, the administrative center of the district. As of the 2010 Census, its population was 5,901.

Verkhnyaya Amga Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Verkhnyaya Amga is a rural locality, one of five settlements, in addition to Tommot, the administrative centre of the settlement, the Urban-type settlement of Bezymyanny, and the villages of Ulu and Yllymakh in the Town of Tommot of Aldansky District in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located 186 kilometers (116 mi) from Aldan, the district centre and 111 kilometers (69 mi) from Tommot. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 27; up from 19 recorded in the 2002 Census.

Megino-Aldan Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Megino-Aldan is a rural locality, the only inhabited locality, and the administrative center of Megino-Aldansky Rural Okrug of Tomponsky District in the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 65 kilometers (40 mi) from Khandyga, the administrative center of the district. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 1,020, down from 1,075 recorded during the 2002 Census.

Bezymyanny, Sakha Republic Urban-type settlement in Sakha Republic, Russia

Bezymyanny is an urban locality in Aldansky District of the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 112 kilometers (70 mi) from Aldan, the administrative center of the district. As of the 2010 Census, it had no recorded population.

Yllymakh Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Yllymakh is a rural locality, one of five settlements, in addition to Tommot, the administrative centre of the settlement, the Urban-type settlement of Bezymyanny, and the villages of Ulu and Verkhnyaya Amga in the Town of Tommot of Aldansky District in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located 150 kilometers (93 mi) from Aldan, the district centre and 75 kilometers (47 mi) from Tommot. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 472; down from 500 recorded in the 2002 Census.

Yakokut Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Yakokut is a rural locality, one of four settlements, in addition to the Urban-type settlements of Leninsky, the administrative centre of the settlement, and Lebediny, and the village of Orochen 1-y in the Leninsky Urban Settlement of Aldansky District in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located 45 kilometers (28 mi) from Aldan and 39 kilometers (24 mi) from Leninsky. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 111; down from 150 recorded in the 2002 Census.

Kutana, Aldansky District, Sakha Republic Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Kutana is a rural locality, the only inhabited locality, and the administrative center of Anaminsky National Rural Okrug of Aldansky District in the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 580 kilometers (360 mi) from Aldan, the administrative center of the district. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 576, of whom 318 were male and 255 female, down from 658 as recorded during the 2002 Census.

Chagda, Aldansky District, Sakha Republic Rural locality (selo) in Sakha Republic, Russia

Chagda is a rural locality, the only inhabited locality, and the administrative center of Chagdinsky Rural Okrug of Aldansky District in the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 380 kilometers (240 mi) from Aldan, the administrative center of the district. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 218, down from 368 recorded during the 2002 Census and 682 recorded during the 1989 Census.

Khara-Aldan Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Khara-Aldan is a rural locality, the only inhabited locality, and the administrative center of Khara-Aldansky Rural Okrug of Tattinsky District in the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 150 kilometers (93 mi) from Ytyk-Kyuyol, the administrative center of the district. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 322, down from 337 recorded during the 2002 Census.

Byariye Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Byariye is a rural locality, the only inhabited locality, and the administrative center of Byariyinsky Rural Okrug of Ust-Aldansky District in the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 77 kilometers (48 mi) from Borogontsy, the administrative center of the district. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 297, up from 293 recorded during the 2002 Census.

Dygdal Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Dygdal is a rural locality, the only inhabited locality, and the administrative center of Ospyokhsky Rural Okrug of Ust-Aldansky District in the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 110 kilometers (68 mi) from Borogontsy, the administrative center of the district. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 319, of whom 156 were male and 163 female, down from 369 as recorded during the 2002 Census.

Kylayy Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Kylayy is a rural locality, the only inhabited locality, and the administrative center of Tyulyakhsky Rural Okrug of Ust-Aldansky District in the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 132 kilometers (82 mi) from Borogontsy, the administrative center of the district. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 538, down from 566 recorded during the 2002 Census.

Cheriktey Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Cheriktey is a rural locality, the only inhabited locality, and the administrative center of Cherikteysky Rural Okrug of Ust-Aldansky District in the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 91 kilometers (57 mi) from Borogontsy, the administrative center of the district. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 487, of whom 235 were male and 252 female, up from 416 as recorded during the 2002 Census.

References

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
  3. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2011). Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1 [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года [2010 All-Russia Population Census] (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service.
  4. "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  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
  8. "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  9. Russian Federal State Statistics Service (May 21, 2004). Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек [Population of Russia, Its Federal Districts, Federal Subjects, Districts, Urban Localities, Rural Localities—Administrative Centers, and Rural Localities with Population of Over 3,000](XLS). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года [All-Russia Population Census of 2002] (in Russian).
  10. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность наличного населения союзных и автономных республик, автономных областей и округов, краёв, областей, районов, городских поселений и сёл-райцентров [All Union Population Census of 1989: Present Population of Union and Autonomous Republics, Autonomous Oblasts and Okrugs, Krais, Oblasts, Districts, Urban Settlements, and Villages Serving as District Administrative Centers]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года [All-Union Population Census of 1989] (in Russian). Институт демографии Национального исследовательского университета: Высшая школа экономики [Institute of Demography at the National Research University: Higher School of Economics]. 1989 via Demoscope Weekly.
  11. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1979 г. Национальный состав населения по регионам России [All Union Population Census of 1979. Ethnic composition of the population by regions of Russia](XLS). Всесоюзная перепись населения 1979 года [All-Union Population Census of 1979] (in Russian). 1979 via Demoscope Weekly (website of the Institute of Demographics of the State University—Higher School of Economics.
  12. 1 2 Center of Socioeconomic and Political Monitoring. Aldansky District (in Russian) Archived March 6, 2012, at the Wayback Machine

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