Belaya Gora, Sakha Republic

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Belaya Gora

Белая Гора
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  YakutҮрүҥ хайа
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Belaya Gora
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Belaya Gora
Belaya Gora (Sakha Republic)
Coordinates: 68°33′N146°11′E / 68.550°N 146.183°E / 68.550; 146.183 Coordinates: 68°33′N146°11′E / 68.550°N 146.183°E / 68.550; 146.183
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakha Republic [2]
Administrative district Abyysky District [2]
SettlementSettlement of Belaya Gora [2]
Founded1974
Urban-type settlement status since1975 [2]
Elevation
45 m (148 ft)
Population
  Total2,245
  Estimate 
(2018) [4]
2,058 (-8.3%)
   Capital ofAbyysky District [2] , Settlement of Belaya Gora [2]
   Municipal district Abyysky Municipal District [5]
  Urban settlementBelaya Gora Urban Settlement [5]
   Capital ofAbyysky Municipal District [6] , Belaya Gora Urban Settlement [5]
Time zone UTC+11 (MSK+8   OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg [7] )
Postal code(s) [8]
678890
OKTMO ID98601151051
Belaya Gora population
2010 Census 2,245 [3]
2002 Census 2,463 [9]
1989 Census 3,517 [10]
1979 Census 1,955 [11]

Belaya Gora (Russian : Бе́лая Гора́; Yakut : Үрүҥ хайа) is an urban locality (an urban-type settlement) and the administrative center of Abyysky District in the Sakha Republic, Russia, located on the right bank of the Indigirka River, approximately 20 kilometers (12 mi) downstream of its confluence with its tributary the Uyandina, opposite the village of Suturuokha. At the 2010 Census, its population was 2,245. [3]

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Etymology

The literal meaning of both the Russian and Sakha language names is the "white mountain".[ citation needed ]

History

It was founded in 1974 as the administrative center of Abyysky District, to replace the previous settlement of Druzhina, which was located 50 kilometers (31 mi) upstream on the Indigirka and was often subject to flooding.[ citation needed ] It was granted urban-type settlement status in 1975. [2]

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Belaya Gora serves as the administrative center of Abyysky District. [2] As an administrative division, the urban-type settlement of Belaya Gora [1] is incorporated within Abyysky District as the Settlement of Belaya Gora. [2] As a municipal division, the Settlement of Belaya Gora is incorporated within Abyysky Municipal District as Belaya Gora Urban Settlement. [5]

Transportation

Belaya Gora is not connected to the outside world by any year-round roads. A winter road following the Indigirka, partially on the ice of the river when frozen, passes through, allowing for travel downstream to Chokurdakh and upstream to Ust-Nera via Khonuu. Another route exists, which leads west from Belaya Gora, up the valley of the Uyadina, to the mining settlement of Deputatsky; however, this route is no longer maintained.

The Belaya Gora Airport is located a short distance to the northeast.

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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, Belaya Gora is the administrative center of the Settlement of Belaya Gora.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 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
  6. Law #172-Z #351-III
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