Allaikhovsky District

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Allaikhovsky District

Аллаиховский улус
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  YakutАллайыаха улууhа
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Allaikhovsky District
Location of Allaikhovsky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 70°50′N146°58′E / 70.833°N 146.967°E / 70.833; 146.967 Coordinates: 70°50′N146°58′E / 70.833°N 146.967°E / 70.833; 146.967
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakha Republic [1]
EstablishedMay 20, 1931 [2]
Administrative center Chokurdakh [2]
Area
[2]
  Total107,300 km2 (41,400 sq mi)
Population
  Total3,050
  Estimate 
(2018) [4]
2,716 (−11%)
  Density0.028/km2 (0.074/sq mi)
   Urban
77.6%
   Rural
22.4%
Administrative structure
   Administrative divisions 1 Settlements, 5 Rural okrugs
   Inhabited localities [2] 1 Urban-type settlements [5] , 6 Rural localities
Municipal structure
   Municipally incorporated asAllaikhovsky Municipal District [6]
   Municipal divisions [7] 1 Urban settlements, 4 Rural settlements
Time zone UTC+11 (UTC+11:00   OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg [8] )
OKTMO ID98606000
Website https://mr-allaihovskij.sakha.gov.ru/
Population of Allaikhovsky District
2010 Census 3,050 [3]
2002 Census 3,421 [9]
1989 Census 5,218 [10]
1979 Census 4,963 [11]

Allaikhovsky District (Russian : Алла́иховский улу́с; Yakut : Аллайыаха улууһа, Allayıaxa uluuha) 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 northeast of the republic towards the mouth of the Indigirka River and borders with the East Siberian Sea in the north, Nizhnekolymsky District in the east, Srednekolymsky District in the southeast, Abyysky District in the south, and with Ust-Yansky District in the west. The area of the district is 107,300 square kilometers (41,400 sq mi). [2] Its administrative center is the urban locality (an urban-type settlement) of Chokurdakh. [2] As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 3,050, with the population of Chokurdakh accounting for 77.6% of that number. [3]

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Geography

It is located north of the Arctic Circle, in the lower reaches of the Indigirka River. Most of the district is part of the Yana-Indigirka Lowland and Kolyma Lowland. The Polousny Range and the Ulakhan-Sis are located to the south and the Kondakov Highland rises to the east. Besides the Indigirka and its numerous tributaries, the Allaikha River flows through the district, among others.

History

The district was established on May 20, 1931. [2]

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Allaikhovsky 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 Chokurdakh) and five rural okrugs (naslegs), all of which comprise six rural localities. [2] As a municipal division, the district is incorporated as Allaikhovsky Municipal District. [6] The Settlement of Chokurdakh is incorporated into an urban settlement, four rural okrugs are incorporated into four rural settlements within the municipal district, and the territory of the fifth rural okrug is managed by the municipal district as inter-settlement territory. [7] The urban-type settlement of Chokurdakh 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
Chokurdakh
(Чокурдах)
2,756
Rural okrugs/Rural settlementsPopulationRural localities in jurisdiction*
Berelekhsky
(Берелехский)
155
Byyagnyrsky
(Быягнырский)
117
Russko-Ustinsky
(Русско-Устьинский)
157
Yukagirsky
(Юкагирский)
254
Oyotungsky
(Ойотунгский)
0

*Administrative centers are shown in bold

Economy

The main forms of business are reindeer husbandry, fishing, and fur trade. There are deposits of tin and gold in the district. [12]

Demographics

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

Climate

Average January temperature ranges from −32 to −38 °C (−26 to −36 °F) and average July temperature ranges from +4 °C (39 °F) in the north to +12 °C (54 °F) in the south.

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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
  3. 1 2 3 4 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. Yakutiatravel.com. Information about Allaikhovsky District Archived February 18, 2009, at the Wayback Machine

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