Almazny, Sakha Republic

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Almazny

Алмазный
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  YakutАлмазнай
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Almazny
Almazny (Sakha Republic)
Coordinates: 62°27′N114°20′E / 62.450°N 114.333°E / 62.450; 114.333 Coordinates: 62°27′N114°20′E / 62.450°N 114.333°E / 62.450; 114.333
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakha Republic [2]
Administrative district Mirninsky District [2]
SettlementSettlement of Almazny [2]
Founded1960
Urban-type settlement status since1962 [2]
Elevation
262 m (860 ft)
Population
  Total1,527
  Estimate 
(2018) [4]
1,452 (-4.9%)
   Capital ofSettlement of Almazny [2]
   Municipal district Mirninsky Municipal District [5]
  Urban settlementAlmazny Urban Settlement [5]
   Capital ofAlmazny Urban Settlement [5]
Time zone UTC+9 (MSK+6   OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg [6] )
Postal code(s) [7]
678181
OKTMO ID98631155051
Almazny population
2010 Census 1,527 [3]
2002 Census 1,756 [8]
1989 Census 1,976 [9]
1979 Census 1,887 [10]

Almazny (Russian : Алма́зный; Yakut : Алмазнай) is an urban locality (an urban-type settlement) in Mirninsky District of the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 20 kilometers (12 mi) from Mirny, the administrative center of the district, [2] on the border of the Lena and Vilyuy Plateaus, on the Irelyakh River, at its confluence with the Ochchuguy-Botuobuya, a tributary of the Vilyuy. As of the 2010 Census, its population was 1,527. [3]

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History

Diamond deposits were discovered in the area in 1954, in conjunction with which the nearby selo of Novy was founded in the same year. Almazny was founded in 1960 as a dormitory settlement for mine workers,[ citation needed ] and was granted urban-type settlement status in 1962. [2]

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, the urban-type settlement of Almazny, [1] together with two rural localities, is incorporated within Mirninsky District as the Settlement of Almazny. [2] As a municipal division, the Settlement of Almazny is incorporated within Mirninsky Municipal District as Almazny Urban Settlement. [5]

Economy and infrastructure

Employment in Almazny centers on diamond extraction from placer deposits in the valley of the Irelyakh River, using three specially-built semi-stationary dredgers.

Almazny lies on the Vilyuy Highway, which connects the diamond mining town of Mirny with the republic capital of Yakutsk. The road junction to Aykhal and Udachny, which is planned to be expanded into the Anabar Highway and ultimately connect to the Arctic Ocean coast in the Anabar River region, is located 6 kilometers (3.7 mi) west of Almazny>

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Notes

  1. 1 2 According to Article 7 of the Law #77-I, lower-level administrative divisions with the status of a settlement have their administrative centers in an inhabited locality with the status of an urban-type settlement. According to the Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Divisions of the Sakha Republic, Almazny is the administrative center of the Settlement of Almazny.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Divisions of the Sakha Republic
  3. 1 2 3 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.
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  5. 1 2 3 4 Law #173-Z 353-III
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