Verkhoyansky District

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Verkhoyansky District

Верхоянский улус
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  SakhaҮөһээ Дьааҥы улууhа
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Mat-Gora, Verkhoyansky District
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Location of Verkhoyansky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 67°33′N133°23′E / 67.550°N 133.383°E / 67.550; 133.383 Coordinates: 67°33′N133°23′E / 67.550°N 133.383°E / 67.550; 133.383
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakha Republic [1]
EstablishedJanuary 5, 1967 [2]
Administrative center Batagay [3]
Area
[3]
  Total137,400 km2 (53,100 sq mi)
Population
  Total12,815
  Estimate 
(2018) [5]
11,352 (-11.4%)
  Density0.093/km2 (0.24/sq mi)
   Urban
46.2%
   Rural
53.8%
Administrative structure
   Administrative divisions 1 Towns under district jurisdiction, 2 Settlements, 14 Rural okrugs
   Inhabited localities [3] 1 Cities/towns, 2 Urban-type settlements [6] , 26 Rural localities
Municipal structure
   Municipally incorporated asVerkhoyansky Municipal District [7]
   Municipal divisions [8] 3 Urban settlements, 14 Rural settlements
Time zone UTC+10 (MSK+7   OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg [9] )
OKTMO ID98616000
Website https://mr-verhojanskij.sakha.gov.ru/

Verkhoyansky District (Russian : Верхоя́нский улу́с; Yakut : Үөһээ Дьааҥы улууһа, Üöhee Caañı uluuha, IPA:  [ˈyøheː ɟaːŋɯ uluːha] ) 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 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). [3] Its administrative center is the urban locality (a settlement) of Batagay. [3] Population: 12,815(2010 Census); [4] 13,666 (2002 Census); [10] 24,259(1989 Census). [11] The population of Batagay accounts for 34.1% of the district's total population. [4]

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Geography

The main river in the district is the Yana and its tributaries Nelgese and Derbeke.

Climate

Average January temperature ranges from −48 °C (−54 °F) to −38 °C (−36 °F) and average July temperature ranges from +16 °C (61 °F) to +17 °C (63 °F). Annual precipitation ranges from 150 to 300 millimeters (5.9 to 11.8 in). [2]

History

The district was established on January 5, 1967. [2]

Demographics

As of the 1989 Census, the ethnic composition was as follows: [2]

Economy

The economy of the district is mostly based on agriculture. [2] There are deposits of tin, tungsten, copper, lead, antimony, gold, silver, brown coal, and other minerals.

Inhabited localities

Municipal composition
TownsPopulationMaleFemaleInhabited localities in jurisdiction
Verkhoyansk
(Верхоянск)
1311611 (46.6%)700 (53.4%)
Urban settlementsPopulationMaleFemaleInhabited localities in jurisdiction
Batagay
(Батагай)
27561403 (50.9%)1455 (49.1%)
Ese-Khayya
(Эсэ-Хайя)
239120 (50.2%)119 (49.8%)
Rural settlementsPopulationMaleFemaleRural localities in jurisdiction*
Adychchinsky Nasleg
(Адыччинский наслег)
526248 (47.1%)278 (52.9%)
Arylakhsky Nasleg
(Арылахский наслег)
559283 (50.6%)276 (49.4%)
Babushkinsky Nasleg
(Бабушкинский наслег)
373193 (51.7%)180 (48.3%)
Barylassky Nasleg
(Барыласский наслег)
10355 (53.4%)48 (46.6%)
Borulakhsky Nasleg
(Борулахский наслег)
737383 (52.0%)354 (48.0%)
Dulgalakhsky Nasleg
(Дулгалахский наслег)
326177 (54.3%)149 (45.7%)
Sartansky Nasleg
(Сартанский наслег)
629314 (49.9%)315 (50.1%)
Stolbinsky Nasleg
(Столбинский наслег)
318158 (49.7%)160 (50.3%)
Suordakhsky Nasleg
(Суордахский наслег)
354177 (50.0%)177 (50.0%)
Tabalakhsky Nasleg
(Табалахский наслег)
1018501 (49.2%)517 (50.8%)
Chyoryumchinksy Nasleg
(Чёрюмчинский наслег)
223126 (56.5%)97 (43.5%)
Eginsky Nasleg
(Эгинский наслег)
700336 (48.0%)364 (52.0%)
Elgessky Nasleg
(Эльгесский наслег)
404200 (49.5%)204 (50.5%)
Yansky Nasleg
(Янский наслег)
21295 (44.8%)117 (55.2%)

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 Center of the Socioeconomic and Political Monitoring. Verkhoyansky District Archived April 18, 2012, at the Wayback Machine (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. Verkhoyansky Ulus (Raion) Archived November 13, 2013, at the Wayback Machine Official website of the Sakha Republic

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