Momsky District

Last updated
Momsky District

Момский улус
Other transcription(s)
  YakutМуома улууhа
Massiv Buordakh.jpg
Buordakh Mountain, Ulakhan-Chistay Range, Momsky District
Flag of Momsky rayon (Yakutia).png
Flag
Coat of Arms of Momsky rayon (Yakutia).png
Coat of arms
Location of Momsky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 66°27′N143°13′E / 66.450°N 143.217°E / 66.450; 143.217 Coordinates: 66°27′N143°13′E / 66.450°N 143.217°E / 66.450; 143.217
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakha Republic [1]
EstablishedMay 20, 1931 [2]
Administrative center Khonuu [2]
Area
[2]
  Total104,600 km2 (40,400 sq mi)
Population
  Total4,452
  Estimate 
(2018) [4]
4,073 (-8.5%)
  Density0.043/km2 (0.11/sq mi)
   Urban
0%
   Rural
100%
Administrative structure
   Administrative divisions 6 Rural okrugs
   Inhabited localities [2] 7 Rural localities
Municipal structure
   Municipally incorporated asMomsky Municipal District [5]
   Municipal divisions [6] 0 Urban settlements, 6 Rural settlements
Time zone UTC+11 (MSK+8   OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg [7] )
OKTMO ID98633000
Population of Momsky District
2010 Census 4,452 [3]
2002 Census 4,699 [8]
1989 Census 5,505 [9]
1979 Census 4,202 [10]

Momsky District (Russian : Момский улу́с; Yakut : Муома улууһа, Muoma uluuha, IPA:  [muoma uluːha] ) 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 northeast of the republic. The area of the district is 104,600 square kilometers (40,400 sq mi). [2] Its administrative center is the rural locality (a selo ) of Khonuu. [2] As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 4,452, with the population of Khonuu accounting for 55.6% of that number. [3]

Contents

Geography

The landscape of the district is mostly mountainous. The highest point of the Chersky Range, (3,003 meters (9,852 ft)) high Mount Pobeda, is located in the district. The main river in the district is the Indigirka with its tributaries the Moma and the Chibagalakh.

Climate

Average January temperature ranges from −36 to −44 °C (−33 to −47 °F) and average July temperature ranges from +6 to +14 °C (43 to 57 °F). [11] Average precipitation ranges from 150–200 millimeters (5.9–7.9 in) in the intermountain basin to 500–600 millimeters (20–24 in) in the mountains. [11]

History

The district was established on May 20, 1931. [2] Prior to that, its territory was a part of Verkhoyansky District.[ citation needed ]

The Moma Natural Park, located in the Moma River valley and the Ulakhan-Chistay Range of the southern part of the district, is a major tourist attraction that was established on 18 June 1996. [12]

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Momsky District is one of the thirty-four in the republic. [1] The district is divided into six rural okrugs (naslegs) which comprise seven rural localities. [2] As a municipal division, the district is incorporated as Momsky Municipal District. [5] Its six rural okrugs are incorporated into six rural settlements within the municipal district. [6] The selo of Khonuu 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*
Indigirsky
(Индигирский)
387
Momsky
(Момский)
2,607
  • selo of Khonuu (administrative center of the district)
  • selo of Suon-Tit
Sobolokhsky
(Соболохский)
304
Tebyulekhsky
(Тебюлехский)
198
Ulakhan-Chistaysky
(Улахан-Чистайский)
713
Chybagalakhsky
(Чыбагалахский)
243

*Administrative centers are shown in bold

Economy

The economy of the district is mostly based on agriculture, including breeding of horses and cattle, fur farming, and reindeer herding. [11]

Demographics

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

Related Research Articles

Chokurdakh Urban-type settlement in Sakha Republic, Russia

Chokurdakh is an urban locality and the administrative center of Allaikhovsky District of the Sakha Republic, Russia. As of the 2010 Census, its population was 2,367.

Ust-Yansky District District in Sakha Republic, Russia

Ust-Yansky District is an administrative and municipal district, one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located in the north of the republic in the Yana River delta on the coast of the Laptev Sea and borders with Allaikhovsky and Abyysky Districts in the east, Momsky District in the south, Verkhoyansky District in the southwest, and with Bulunsky District in the west. The area of the district is 120,300 square kilometers (46,400 sq mi). Its administrative center is the urban locality of Deputatsky. Population: 8,056 (2010 Census); 10,009 ; 41,265 (1989 Census). The population of Deputatsky accounts for 37.0% of the district's total population.

Abyysky District District in Sakha Republic, Russia

Abyysky District is an administrative and municipal district, one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located in the north of the republic around the Indigirka River and borders with Allaikhovsky District in the north, Srednekolymsky District in the east, Verkhnekolymsky District in the southeast, Momsky District in the south, and with Ust-Yansky District in the west. The area of the district is 69,400 square kilometers (26,800 sq mi). Its administrative center is the urban locality of Belaya Gora. As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 4,425, with the population of Belaya Gora accounting for 50.7% of that number.

Batagay Urban-type settlement in Sakha Republic, Russia

Batagay is an urban locality 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.

Anabarsky District District in Sakha Republic, Russia

Anabarsky District is an administrative and municipal district, one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located in the northwest of the republic and borders with Bulunsky District in the east, Olenyoksky District in the south, and with Taymyrsky Dolgano-Nenetsky District of Krasnoyarsk Krai in the west. The area of the district is 55,600 square kilometers (21,500 sq mi). Its administrative center is the rural locality of Saskylakh. As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 3,501, with the population of Saskylakh accounting for 66.2% of that number.

Lensky District, Sakha Republic District in Sakha Republic, Russia

Lensky District is an administrative and municipal district, one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located in the southwest of the republic and borders Mirninsky District in the north, Suntarsky District in the northeast, Olyokminsky District in the east, and Irkutsk Oblast in the south and west. The area of the district is 77,000 square kilometers (30,000 sq mi). Its administrative center is the town of Lensk. As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 39,765, with the population of Lensk accounting for 62.8% of that number.

Namsky District District in Sakha Republic, Russia

Namsky District is an administrative and municipal district, one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. The district is located in the center of the republic and borders Ust-Aldansky District in the east, Megino-Kangalassky District in the southeast, the territory of the city of republic significance of Yakutsk in the south, Gorny District in the west, and Kobyaysky District in the north. The area of the district is 11,900 square kilometers (4,600 sq mi). Its administrative center is the rural locality of Namtsy. As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 23,198, with the population of Namtsy accounting for 38.3% of that number.

Olenyoksky District is an administrative and municipal district, one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located in the west of the republic and borders with Anabarsky District in the north, Bulunsky and Zhigansky Districts in the east, Vilyuysky, Verkhnevilyuysky, and Nyurbinsky Districts in the southeast, Mirninsky District in the south and southwest, and with Krasnoyarsk Krai in the west and northwest. The area of the district is 318,000 square kilometers (123,000 sq mi). Its administrative center is the rural locality of Olenyok. Population: 4,127 (2010 Census); 4,091 ; 3,993 (1989 Census). The population of Olenyok accounts for 55.1% of the district's total population.

Tattinsky District District in Sakha Republic, Russia

Tattinsky District is an administrative and municipal district, one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located in the eastern central part of the republic and borders with Tomponsky District in the north and east, Ust-Maysky District in the south, Churapchinsky District in the southwest, and with Ust-Aldansky District in the northwest. The area of the district is 19,000 square kilometers (7,300 sq mi). Its administrative center is the rural locality of Ytyk-Kyuyol. Population: 17,242 (2010 Census); 16,601 ; 15,933 (1989 Census). The population of Ytyk-Kyuyol accounts for 39.6% of the district's total population.

Oymyakonsky District District in Sakha Republic, Russia

Oymyakonsky District is an administrative and municipal district, one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located in the east of the republic and borders with Ust-Maysky District in the southwest, Tomponsky District in the west, Momsky District in the north, Magadan Oblast in the east, and with Khabarovsk Krai in the south. The area of the district is 92,300 square kilometers (35,600 sq mi). Its administrative center is the urban locality of Ust-Nera. Population: 10,109 (2010 Census); 14,670 ; 31,078 (1989 Census). The population of Ust-Nera accounts for 63.9% of the district's total population.

Tomponsky District District in Sakha Republic, Russia

Tomponsky District is an administrative and municipal district, one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located in the east of the republic and borders with Momsky District in the northeast, Oymyakonsky District in the east, Ust-Maysky District in the southeast, Tattinsky District in the southwest, Ust-Aldansky and Kobyaysky Districts in the west, and with Verkhoyansky District in the north and northwest. The area of the district is 135,800 square kilometers (52,400 sq mi). Its administrative center is the urban locality of Khandyga. Population: 14,099 (2010 Census); 15,275 ; 22,844 (1989 Census). The population of Khandyga accounts for 47.1% of the district's total population.

Verkhnekolymsky District District in Sakha Republic, Russia

Verkhnekolymsky District is an administrative and municipal district, one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located in the northeast of the republic and borders with Srednekolymsky District in the north and northeast, Magadan Oblast in the east and south, Momsky District in the west, and with Abyysky District in the northwest. The area of the district is 67,800 square kilometers (26,200 sq mi). Its administrative center is the urban locality of Zyryanka. Population: 4,723 (2010 Census); 5,653 ; 10,072 (1989 Census). The population of Zyryanka accounts for 67.1% of the district's total population.

Ust-Maysky District District in Sakha Republic, Russia

Ust-Maysky District is an administrative and municipal district, one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located in the east of the republic and borders with Oymyakonsky District in the northeast, Khabarovsk Krai in the east and south, Aldansky District in the southwest, Amginsky District in the west, Churapchinsky and Tattinsky Districts in the northwest, and with Tomponsky District in the north. The area of the district is 95,300 square kilometers (36,800 sq mi). Its administrative center is the urban locality of Ust-Maya. Population: 8,629 (2010 Census); 11,568 ; 20,337 (1989 Census). The population of Ust-Maya accounts for 33.9% of the district's total population.

Verkhoyansky District District in Sakha Republic, Russia

Verkhoyansky District is an administrative and municipal district, one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located in the northern central part of the republic and borders with Ust-Yansky District in the northeast, Momsky District in the east, Tomponsky District in the south, Kobyaysky District in the southwest, Eveno-Bytantaysky National District in the west, and with Bulunsky District in the northwest. The area of the district is 137,400 square kilometers (53,100 sq mi). Its administrative center is the urban locality of Batagay. Population: 12,815 (2010 Census); 13,666 ; 24,259 (1989 Census). The population of Batagay accounts for 34.1% of the district's total population.

Vilyuysky District District in Sakha Republic, Russia

Vilyuysky District is an administrative and municipal district, one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located in the western central part of the republic and borders with Zhigansky District in the northeast, Kobyaysky District in the east, Gorny District in the south, Verkhnevilyuysky District in the west, and with Olenyoksky District in the northwest. The area of the district is 55,200 square kilometers (21,300 sq mi). Its administrative center is the town of Vilyuysk. Population: 25,222 (2010 Census); 25,696 ; 28,704 (1989 Census). The population of Vilyuysk accounts for 40.6% of the district's total population.

Ust-Aldansky District District in Sakha Republic, Russia

Ust-Aldansky District is an administrative and municipal district, one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located in the center of the republic and borders with Kobyaysky District in the north, Tomponsky District in the northeast, Tattinsky District in the east, Churapchinsky District in the southeast, Megino-Kangalassky District in the south, and with Namsky District in the west. The area of the district is 18,300 square kilometers (7,100 sq mi). Its administrative center is the rural locality of Borogontsy. Population: 22,155 (2010 Census); 22,372 ; 21,389 (1989 Census). The population of Borogontsy accounts for 23.6% of the district's total population.

Khonuu Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Khonuu is a rural locality and the administrative center of Momsky District in the Sakha Republic, Russia, located on the right bank of the Indigirka River. Population: 2,476 (2010 Census); 2,494 (2002 Census); 3,057 (1989 Census).

Belaya Gora, Sakha Republic Urban-type settlement in Sakha Republic, Russia

Belaya Gora is an urban locality 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.

Suon-Tit Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Suon-Tit is a rural locality in Momsky Rural Okrug of Momsky District in the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 3 kilometers (1.9 mi) from Khonuu, the administrative center of both the district and the rural okrug. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 131, down from 154 recorded during the 2002 Census.

Chumpu-Kytyl Selo in Sakha Republic, Russia

Chumpu-Kytyl is a rural locality, the only inhabited locality, and the administrative center of Tebyulekhsky Rural Okrug of Momsky District in the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 180 kilometers (110 mi) from Khonuu, the administrative center of the district. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 198, up from 179 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 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. 1 2 3 4 Law #172-Z #351-III
  6. 1 2 3 Law #173-Z #354-III
  7. "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  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.
  11. 1 2 3 Center of the Socioeconomic and Political Monitoring. Momsky District (in Russian)
  12. Moma Natural Park Official site

Sources