Batagay
Батагай
Other transcription(s)
 • YakutБаатаҕай
Location of Batagay
Batagay
Batagay
Location of Batagay
Batagay
Batagay
Batagay (Sakha Republic)
Coordinates: 67°39′N 134°39′E / 67.650°N 134.650°E / 67.650; 134.650Coordinates: 67°39′N 134°39′E / 67.650°N 134.650°E / 67.650; 134.650
CountryRussia
Federal subjectSakha Republic[2]
Administrative districtVerkhoyansky District[2]
SettlementBatagay[2]
Founded1939Edit this on Wikidata
Urban-type settlement status since1945[2]
Elevation
138 m (453 ft)
Population
 • Total4,369
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
3,647 (−16.5%)
 • Capital ofSettlement of Batagay[2]
 • Municipal districtVerkhoyansky Municipal District[5]
 • Urban settlementBatagay Urban Settlement[5]
 • Capital ofBatagay Urban Settlement[5]
Time zoneUTC+10 (MSK+7 Edit this on Wikidata[6])
Postal code(s)[7]
678500, 678509
OKTMO ID98616151051
Batagay population
2010 Census4,369[3]
2002 Census4,589[8]
1989 Census8,385[9]
1979 Census6,414[10]

Batagay (Russian: Батага́й; Yakut: Баатаҕай) is an urban locality (an urban-type settlement) 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.[3]

Geography

Batagay is located a short distance to the west of river Adycha. The Batagaika crater is located 10 km to the southeast and the Kisilyakh Range 40 km to the northeast of the town. [11]

History

Urban-type settlement status was granted to Batagay in 1945.[2]

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, the urban-type settlement of Batagay[1] serves as the administrative center of Verkhoyansky District.[2] As an administrative division, it is, together with two rural localities, incorporated within Verkhoyansky District as the Settlement of Batagay.[2] As a municipal division, the Settlement of Batagay is incorporated within Verkhoyansky Municipal District as Batagay Urban Settlement.[5]

Transportation

Batagay is served by the Batagay Airport.

References

Notes

  1. ^ a b According to Article 7 of the Law #77-I, lower-level administrative divisions with the status of a settlement have their administrative centers in an inhabited locality with the status of an urban-type settlement. According to the Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Divisions of the Sakha Republic, Batagay is the administrative center of the Settlement of Batagay.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Divisions of the Sakha Republic
  3. ^ a b c 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 #173-Z #353-III
  6. ^ "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  7. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)
  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. ^ "Kigilyakhi of Yakutia". Archived from the original on May 8, 2020. Retrieved November 7, 2019.

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