Batagay

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Batagay

Батагай
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  YakutБаатаҕай
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Batagay
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Batagay
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Batagay
Batagay (Sakha Republic)
Coordinates: 67°39′N134°39′E / 67.650°N 134.650°E / 67.650; 134.650 Coordinates: 67°39′N134°39′E / 67.650°N 134.650°E / 67.650; 134.650
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakha Republic [2]
Administrative district Verkhoyansky District [2]
SettlementBatagay [2]
Founded1939 OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
Urban-type settlement status since1945 [2]
Elevation
138 m (453 ft)
Population
  Total4,369
  Estimate 
(2018) [4]
3,647 (−16.5%)
   Capital ofSettlement of Batagay [2]
   Municipal district Verkhoyansky Municipal District [5]
  Urban settlementBatagay Urban Settlement [5]
   Capital ofBatagay Urban Settlement [5]
Time zone UTC+10 (MSK+7   OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg [6] )
Postal code(s) [7]
678500, 678509
OKTMO ID98616151051
Batagay population
2010 Census 4,369 [3]
2002 Census 4,589 [8]
1989 Census 8,385 [9]
1979 Census 6,414 [10]

Batagay (Russian : Батага́й; Yakut : Баатаҕай) is an urban locality (an urban-type settlement) and the administrative center of Verkhoyansky District of the Sakha Republic, Russia, located on the Yana River. As of the 2010 Census, its population was 4,369. [3]

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Geography

Batagay is located a short distance to the west of river Adycha. The Batagaika crater is located 10 km to the southeast and the Kisilyakh Range 40 km to the northeast of the town. [11]

History

Urban-type settlement status was granted to Batagay in 1945. [2]

Administrative and municipal status

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

Transportation

Batagay is served by the Batagay Airport.

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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, Batagay is the administrative center of the Settlement of Batagay.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Divisions of the Sakha Republic
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  5. 1 2 3 4 Law #173-Z #353-III
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