Amginsky District
Амгинский улус
Other transcription(s)
 • YakutАмма улууhа
Location of Amginsky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 60°24′N 130°54′E / 60.400°N 130.900°E / 60.400; 130.900Coordinates: 60°24′N 130°54′E / 60.400°N 130.900°E / 60.400; 130.900
CountryRussia
Federal subjectSakha Republic[1]
EstablishedJanuary 9, 1930[2]
Administrative centerAmga[2]
Area
 • Total29,400 km2 (11,400 sq mi)
Population
 • Total17,183
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
16,722 (−2.7%)
 • Density0.58/km2 (1.5/sq mi)
 • Urban
0%
 • Rural
100%
Administrative structure
 • Administrative divisions14 Rural okrugs
 • Inhabited localities[2]21 Rural localities
Municipal structure
 • Municipally incorporated asAmginsky Municipal District[5]
 • Municipal divisions[6]0 Urban settlements, 14 Rural settlements
Time zoneUTC+9 (UTC+09:00 Edit this on Wikidata[7])
OKTMO ID98608000
Websitehttps://mr-amginskij.sakha.gov.ru/
Population of Amginsky District
2010 Census17,183[3]
2002 Census17,251[8]
1989 Census15,452[9]
1979 Census12,547[10]

Amginsky District (Russian: Амги́нский улу́с; Yakut: Амма улууһа, Amma uluuha) 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 southeast of the republic and borders with Churapchinsky District in the north, Ust-Maysky District in the east and southeast, Aldansky District in the south and southwest, and with Khangalassky and Megino-Kangalassky Districts in the northwest. The area of the district is 29,400 square kilometers (11,400 sq mi).[2] Its administrative center is the rural locality (a selo) of Amga.[2] As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 17,183, with the population of Amga accounting for 38.0% of that number.[3]

Geography

Amginsky is on flat terrain of the Prilenskoye Plateau (Lena Plateau). The main river in the district is the Amga, which flows from southwest to northwest through the middle of district. The Amga enters the Aldan River about 140 km northeast of Amginsky District, which in turn flows west to the Lena River. The Tatta and the Suola River also flow through the district.[11] Amginsky District is about 100 km southeast of Yakutsk on the Lena.

Climate

Average January temperature ranges from −42 to −38 °C (−44 to −36 °F) and average July temperature ranges from +16 to +18 °C (61 to 64 °F). Average precipitation is about 200–250 millimeters (7.9–9.8 in).

History

The district was established on January 9, 1930.[2]

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Amginsky District is one of the thirty-four in the republic.[1] The district is divided into fourteen rural okrugs (naslegs) which comprise twenty-one rural localities.[2] As a municipal division, the district is incorporated as Amginsky Municipal District.[5] Its fourteen rural okrugs are incorporated into fourteen rural settlements within the municipal district.[6] The selo of Amga serves as the administrative center of both the administrative[2] and municipal[5] district.

Inhabited localities

Administrative[2]/municipal[6] composition
Rural okrugs/Rural settlements Population[3] Rural localities in jurisdiction*
Abaginsky
(Абагинский)
1,192
Altansky
(Алтанский)
814
Amgino-Nakharinsky
(Амгино-Нахаринский)
628
Amginsky
(Амгинский)
6,533
  • selo of Amga (administrative center of the district)
Betyunsky
(Бетюнский)
1,216
Bolugursky
(Болугурский)
1,507
Maysky
(Майский)
682
Myandiginsky
(Мяндигинский)
435
Satagaysky
(Сатагайский)
570
Somorsunsky
(Соморсунский)
859
Sulgachchinsky
(Сулгаччинский)
709
Chakyrsky
(Чакырский)
579
Chapchylgansky
(Чапчылганский)
862
Emissky
(Эмисский)
597

*Administrative centers are shown in bold

Economy

Because of the flat terrain and relatively mild summer climate, Amginsky District supports agriculture, primarily livestock, potatoes, fodder crops and timber. There are also deposits of construction materials.[11]

Demographics

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

References

Notes

  1. ^ a b c Constitution of the Sakha Republic, Article 45
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Divisions of the Sakha Republic
  3. ^ a b c d 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. ^ a b c d Law #172-Z #351-III
  6. ^ a b c 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. ^ a b "Geography and History of the Region". Amginsky District (Official Website). Amginsky District. Retrieved December 18, 2016.

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