Nizhnekolymsky District

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Nizhnekolymsky District

Нижнеколымский улус
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  SakhaАллараа Халыма улууhа
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View from Northeast Science Station, Nizhnekolymsky District
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Coat of arms
Nizhnekolymsky District
Location of Nizhnekolymsky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 71°25′N136°10′E / 71.417°N 136.167°E / 71.417; 136.167 Coordinates: 71°25′N136°10′E / 71.417°N 136.167°E / 71.417; 136.167
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakha Republic [1]
EstablishedMay 20, 1931 [2]
Administrative center Chersky [3]
Area
[3]
  Total87,100 km2 (33,600 sq mi)
Population
  Total4,664
  Estimate 
(2018) [5]
4,290 (−8%)
  Density0.054/km2 (0.14/sq mi)
   Urban
61.3%
   Rural
38.7%
Administrative structure
   Administrative divisions 1 Settlements, 3 Rural okrugs
   Inhabited localities [3] 1 Urban-type settlements [6] , 12 Rural localities
Municipal structure
   Municipally incorporated asNizhnekolymsky Municipal District [7]
   Municipal divisions [8] 1 Urban settlements, 3 Rural settlements
Time zone UTC+11 (MSK+8   OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg [9] )
OKTMO ID98637000

Nizhnekolymsky District (Russian : Нижнеколы́мский улу́с; Yakut : Аллараа Халыма улууһа, Allaraa Xalıma uluuha) is an administrative [1] and municipal [7] district (raion, or ulus), one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located in the northeast of the republic and borders with Allaikhovsky District in the west, Srednekolymsky District in the south, and with Bilibinsky District of Chukotka Autonomous Okrug in the east. The area of the district is 87,100 square kilometers (33,600 sq mi). [3] Its administrative center is the urban locality (a settlement) of Chersky. [3] Population: 4,664(2010 Census); [4] 5,932 (2002 Census); [10] 13,692(1989 Census). [11] The population of Chersky accounts for 61.3% of the district's total population. [4]

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Geography

The district is washed by the East Siberian Sea in the north. The main river in the district is the Kolyma. Other rivers include the Alazeya, its tributary Rossokha, and the Chukochya. There are many lakes in the district, among them Lake Nerpichye, Lake Chukochye, Lake Bolshoye Morshoye, and Lake Ilyrgyttyn. Mount Kisilyakh-Tas is located in the district.

Climate

Average January temperature ranges from −32 °C (−26 °F) in the north to −38 °C (−36 °F) in the south and average July temperature ranges from +4 °C (39 °F) in the north to +12 °C (54 °F) in the south. [2] Annual precipitation is 150–200 millimeters (5.9–7.9 in). [2]

History

The district was established on May 20, 1931. [2]

Demographics

As of the 2010 Census, the ethnic composition was as follows: [2]

Economy

The economy of the district is mostly based on agriculture and fishing. [2]

Inhabited localities

Municipal composition
Urban settlementsPopulationMaleFemaleInhabited localities in jurisdiction
Chersky
(Черский)
28571332 (46.6%)1525 (53.4%)
Rural settlementsPopulationMaleFemaleRural localities in jurisdiction*
Rural National Yukagir Settlement of "Olerinsky Suktul"
(Сельское национальное юкагирское поселение "Олеринский Суктул")
741369 (49.8%)372 (50.2%)
Pokhodsky Nasleg
(Походский наслег)
255134 (52.5%)121 (47.5%)
Khalarchinsky Nasleg
(Халарчинский наслег)
811396 (48.8%)415 (51.2%)

Divisional source: [12]
Population source: [4]
*Administrative centers are shown in bold

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References

Notes

  1. 1 2 Constitution of the Sakha Republic
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Center of the Socioeconomic and Political Monitoring. Nizhnekolymsky District (in Russian)
  3. 1 2 3 4 5 Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Divisions of the Sakha Republic
  4. 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.
  5. "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  6. 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.
  7. 1 2 Law #172-Z #351-III
  8. Law #173-Z #354-III
  9. "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  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. Nizhnekolymsky Ulus (Raion) Official website of the Sakha Republic

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