Amginsky District

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Amginsky District

Амгинский улус
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  YakutАмма улууhа
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Amginsky District
Location of Amginsky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 60°24′N130°54′E / 60.400°N 130.900°E / 60.400; 130.900 Coordinates: 60°24′N130°54′E / 60.400°N 130.900°E / 60.400; 130.900
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakha Republic [1]
EstablishedJanuary 9, 1930 [2]
Administrative center Amga [2]
Area
[2]
  Total29,400 km2 (11,400 sq mi)
Population
  Total17,183
  Estimate 
(2018) [4]
16,722 (−2.7%)
  Density0.58/km2 (1.5/sq mi)
   Urban
0%
   Rural
100%
Administrative structure
   Administrative divisions 14 Rural okrugs
   Inhabited localities [2] 21 Rural localities
Municipal structure
   Municipally incorporated asAmginsky Municipal District [5]
   Municipal divisions [6] 0 Urban settlements, 14 Rural settlements
Time zone UTC+9 (UTC+09:00   OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg [7] )
OKTMO ID98608000
Website https://mr-amginskij.sakha.gov.ru/
Population of Amginsky District
2010 Census 17,183 [3]
2002 Census 17,251 [8]
1989 Census 15,452 [9]
1979 Census 12,547 [10]

Amginsky District (Russian : Амги́нский улу́с; Yakut : Амма улууһа, Amma uluuha) is an administrative [1] and municipal [5] district (raion, or ulus), one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located in the southeast of the republic and borders with Churapchinsky District in the north, Ust-Maysky District in the east and southeast, Aldansky District in the south and southwest, and with Khangalassky and Megino-Kangalassky Districts in the northwest. The area of the district is 29,400 square kilometers (11,400 sq mi). [2] Its administrative center is the rural locality (a selo ) of Amga. [2] As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 17,183, with the population of Amga accounting for 38.0% of that number. [3]

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Geography

Amginsky is on flat terrain of the Prilenskoye Plateau (Lena Plateau). The main river in the district is the Amga, which flows from southwest to northwest through the middle of district. The Amga enters the Aldan River about 140 km northeast of Amginsky District, which in turn flows west to the Lena River. The Suola River also flows through the district. [11] Amginsky District is about 100 km southeast of Yakutsk on the Lena.

Climate

Average January temperature ranges from −42 to −38 °C (−44 to −36 °F) and average July temperature ranges from +16 to +18 °C (61 to 64 °F). Average precipitation is about 200–250 millimeters (7.9–9.8 in).

History

The district was established on January 9, 1930. [2]

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Amginsky District is one of the thirty-four in the republic. [1] The district is divided into fourteen rural okrugs (naslegs) which comprise twenty-one rural localities. [2] As a municipal division, the district is incorporated as Amginsky Municipal District. [5] Its fourteen rural okrugs are incorporated into fourteen rural settlements within the municipal district. [6] The selo of Amga serves as the administrative center of both the administrative [2] and municipal [5] district.

Inhabited localities

Administrative [2] /municipal [6] composition
Rural okrugs/Rural settlementsPopulation [3] Rural localities in jurisdiction*
Abaginsky
(Абагинский)
1,192
Altansky
(Алтанский)
814
Amgino-Nakharinsky
(Амгино-Нахаринский)
628
Amginsky
(Амгинский)
6,533
  • selo of Amga (administrative center of the district)
Betyunsky
(Бетюнский)
1,216
Bolugursky
(Болугурский)
1,507
Maysky
(Майский)
682
Myandiginsky
(Мяндигинский)
435
Satagaysky
(Сатагайский)
570
Somorsunsky
(Соморсунский)
859
Sulgachchinsky
(Сулгаччинский)
709
Chakyrsky
(Чакырский)
579
Chapchylgansky
(Чапчылганский)
862
Emissky
(Эмисский)
597

*Administrative centers are shown in bold

Economy

Because of the flat terrain and relatively mild summer climate, Amginsky District supports agriculture, primarily livestock, potatoes, fodder crops and timber. There are also deposits of construction materials. [11]

Demographics

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

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Megino-Kangalassky District District in Sakha Republic, Russia

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Tattinsky District District in Sakha Republic, Russia

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Abaga, Amginsky District, Sakha Republic Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Abaga is a rural locality, the only inhabited locality, and the administrative center of Abaginsky Rural Okrug in Amginsky District of the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 25 kilometers (16 mi) from Amga, the administrative center of the district. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 1,192, up from 1,187 recorded during the 2002 Census.

Altantsy Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Altantsy is a rural locality, the only inhabited locality, and the administrative center of Altansky Rural Okrug in Amginsky District of the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 120 kilometers (75 mi) from Amga, the administrative center of the district. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 814, down from 979 recorded during the 2002 Census.

Bolugur Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Bolugur is a rural locality, the only inhabited locality, and the administrative center of Bolugursky Rural Okrug in Amginsky District of the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 53 kilometers (33 mi) from Amga, the administrative center of the district. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 1,507, up from 1,444 recorded during the 2002 Census.

Myandigi Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Myandigi is a rural locality, the only inhabited locality, and the administrative center of Myandiginsky Rural Okrug in Amginsky District of the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 48 kilometers (30 mi) from Amga, the administrative center of the district. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 435, up from 417 recorded during the 2002 Census.

Satagay, Amginsky District, Sakha Republic Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Satagay is a rural locality, the only inhabited locality, and the administrative center of Satagaysky Rural Okrug in Amginsky District of the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 132 kilometers (82 mi) from Amga, the administrative center of the district. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 570, up from 561 recorded during the 2002 Census.

Chakyr 2-y Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Chakyr 2-y is a rural locality, the only inhabited locality, and the administrative center of Chakyrsky Rural Okrug in Amginsky District of the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 15 kilometers (9.3 mi) from Amga, the administrative center of the district. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 579, down from 686 recorded during the 2002 Census.

Betyuntsy Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Betyuntsy is a rural locality and the administrative center of Betyunsky Rural Okrug of Amginsky District in the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 9 kilometers (5.6 mi) from Amga, the administrative center of the district. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 1,216; down from 1,255 recorded in the 2002 Census.

Mikhaylovka, Sakha Republic Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Mikhaylovka is a rural locality, the only inhabited locality, and the administrative center of Somorsunsky Rural Okrug in Amginsky District of the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 59 kilometers (37 mi) from Amga, the administrative center of the district. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 859, down from 878 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
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  5. 1 2 3 4 Law #172-Z #351-III
  6. 1 2 3 Law #173-Z #354-III
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  8. 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).
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
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