Megino-Kangalassky District

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Megino-Kangalassky District

Мегино-Кангаласский улус
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  YakutМэҥэ-Хаҥалас улууһа
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Grazing livestock near the selo of Mayya in Megino-Kangalassky District
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Location of Megino-Kangalassky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 61°58′N129°55′E / 61.967°N 129.917°E / 61.967; 129.917 Coordinates: 61°58′N129°55′E / 61.967°N 129.917°E / 61.967; 129.917
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakha Republic [1]
EstablishedFebruary 10, 1930 [2]
Administrative center Mayya [2]
Area
[2]
  Total11,700 km2 (4,500 sq mi)
Population
  Total31,278
  Estimate 
(2018) [4]
30,971 (-1%)
  Density2.7/km2 (6.9/sq mi)
   Urban
11.2%
   Rural
88.8%
Administrative structure
   Administrative divisions 1 Settlements, 29 Rural okrugs
   Inhabited localities [2] 1 Urban-type settlements [5] , 35 Rural localities
Municipal structure
   Municipally incorporated asMegino-Kangalassky Municipal District [6]
   Municipal divisions [7] 1 Urban settlements, 30 Rural settlements
Time zone UTC+9 (MSK+6   OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg [8] )
OKTMO ID98629000
Website https://mr-megino-kangalasskij.sakha.gov.ru

Megino-Kangalassky District (Russian : Ме́гино-Кангала́сский улу́с; Yakut : Мэҥэ-Хаҥалас улууһа, Meñe Xañalas uluuha, IPA:  [meŋe xaŋalas uluːha] ) 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 central part of the republic, on the Lena River opposite Yakutsk, the capital of the republic. It borders Ust-Aldansky District in the north, Churapchinsky District in the east, Amginsky District in the southeast, Khangalassky District in the southwest, and is bounded by the Lena River in the west. The area of the district is 11,700 square kilometers (4,500 sq mi). [2] Its administrative center is the rural locality (a selo ) of Mayya. [2] As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 31,278, with the population of Mayya accounting for 23,.3% of that number. [3]

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The famous Mount Suullar Myraan is located in the district, by the Suola River valley. [9]

History

The district was established on February 10, 1930 [2] through the merger of Meginsky and Vostochno-Kangalassky Districts.[ citation needed ]

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Megino-Kangalassky 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 Nizhny Bestyakh) and twenty-nine rural okrugs (naslegs), all of which comprise thirty-five rural localities. [2] The selo of Mayya serves as its administrative center. [2]

As a municipal division, the district is incorporated as Megino-Kangalassky Municipal District. [6] The Settlement of Nizhny Bestyakh is incorporated into an urban settlement, and the twenty-nine rural okrugs are incorporated into thirty rural settlements within the municipal district. [7] The urban-type settlement of Nizhny Bestyakh serves as the administrative center of the municipal district. [6]

Inhabited localities

Administrative [2] /municipal [7] composition
Settlements/Urban settlementsPopulation [3] Inhabited localities in jurisdiction
Nizhny Bestyakh
(Нижний Бестях)
3,518
Rural okrugs/Rural settlementsPopulation [3] Rural localities in administrative jurisdiction*
Altansky
(Алтанский)
502
Arangassky
(Арангасский)
353
Batarinsky
(Батаринский)
502
Bedeminsky
(Бедеминский)
541
Byuteydyakhsky
(Бютейдяхский)
703
Dogdoginsky
(Догдогинский)
364
Doydunsky
(Дойдунский)
132
Dollunsky
(Доллунский)
578
Zhabylsky
(Жабыльский)
718
Zhankhadinsky
(Жанхадинский)
1,185
Meginsky
(Мегинский)
883
Megyuryonsky
(Мегюрёнский)
497
  • selo of Matta
  • selo of Kerdyugen
    (municipally, a part of Doydunsky Rural Settlement)
Meldekhsinsky
(Мелдехсинский)
505
Moruksky
(Морукский)
426
Nakharinsky 1-y
(Нахаринский 1-й)
534
Nakharinsky 2-y
(Нахаринский 2-й)
622
Neryuktyayinsky
(Нерюктяйинский)
2,022
Rassolodinsky
(Рассолодинский)
472
Taragaysky
(Тарагайский)
892
Tomtorsky
(Томторский)
430
Tyllyminsky 1-y
(Тыллыминский 1-й)
701
Tyllyminsky 2-y
(Тыллыминский 2-й)
118
Tyungyulyunsky
(Тюнгюлюнский)
2,308
Khaptagaysky
(Хаптагайский)
1,004
Kharansky
(Харанский)
1,139
Khodorinsky
(Ходоринский)
611
Kholguminsky
(Холгуминский)
295
Khorobutsky
(Хоробутский)
1,002
Chyamayykinsky
(Чыамайыкинский)
434
Rural localities which are not a part of a settlement or a rural okrugPopulationRural localities
7,288
  • selo of Mayya (administrative center of the administrative district)
    (municipally, a part of Mayya Rural Settlement)

*Administrative centers are shown in bold

Demographics

Population of Megino-Kangalassky District
2010 Census 31,278 [3]
2002 Census 32,288 [10]
1989 Census 31,623 [11]
1979 Census 27,636 [12]

The population of the district is predominantly made up of ethnic Yakuts, who represented 91% of the inhabitants in the 2002 Census.[ citation needed ] Russians accounted for a further 6.4% of the population, with smaller numbers of Ukrainians and Evenks.[ citation needed ]

See also

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Tabaga, Megino-Kangalassky District, Sakha Republic rural locality in the Sakha Republic, Russia

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Tomtor, Megino-Kangalassky District, Sakha Republic Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

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Lomtuka Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

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Tyungyulyu Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Tyungyulyu is a rural locality, the only inhabited locality, and the administrative center of Tyungyulyunsky Rural Okrug of Megino-Kangalassky District in the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 64 kilometers (40 mi) from Nizhny Bestyakh, the administrative center of the district. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 2,308, of whom 1,129 were male and 1,179 female, up from 2,280 as recorded during the 2002 Census.

Petrovka, Sakha Republic Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Petrovka is a rural locality, the only inhabited locality, and the administrative center of Kharansky Rural Okrug of Megino-Kangalassky District in the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 35 kilometers (22 mi) from Nizhny Bestyakh, the administrative center of the district. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 1,139, of whom 520 were male and 619 female, up from 1,068 as recorded during the 2002 Census.

Chyuyya Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Chyuyya is a rural locality, the only inhabited locality, and the administrative center of Khodorinsky Rural Okrug of Megino-Kangalassky District in the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 5 kilometers (3.1 mi) from Mayya, the administrative center of the district. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 611, up from 565 recorded during the 2002 Census.

Darkylakh Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Darkylakh is a rural locality, the only inhabited locality, and the administrative center of Chyamayykinsky Rural Okrug of Megino-Kangalassky District in the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 122 kilometers (76 mi) from Nizhny Bestyakh, the administrative center of the district. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 434, of whom 222 were male and 212 female, down from 486 as 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
  3. 1 2 3 4 5 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. Suola River
  10. 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).
  11. "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.
  12. "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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