|• Yakut||Чурапчы улууһа|
|Federal subject||Sakha Republic|
|Established||March 25, 1930|
|• Type||Local government|
|• Head||Andrey Nogovitsyn|
|• Total||12,600 km2 (4,900 sq mi)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||1.6/km2 (4.2/sq mi)|
|• Administrative divisions||17 Rural okrugs|
|• Inhabited localities||30 Rural localities|
|• Municipally incorporated as||Churapchinsky Municipal District|
|• Municipal divisions||0 Urban settlements, 17 Rural settlements|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (MSK+6 )|
Churapchinsky District (Russian: Чурапчинский улу́с; Yakut: Чурапчы улууһа, Churapchy uluuha, IPA: [t͡ʃuɾapˈt͡ʃɯ uluːha]) is an administrative and municipal district (raion, or ulus), one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located in the center of the republic and borders Tattinsky District in the north, Ust-Maysky District in the east and southeast, Amginsky District in the south, Megino-Kangalassky District in the west, and Ust-Aldansky District in the northwest. The area of the district is 12,600 square kilometers (4,900 sq mi). Its administrative center is the rural locality (a selo) of Churapcha. As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 20,387, with the population of Churapcha accounting for 43.0% of that number.
The landscape of the district is mostly flat. The main rivers in the district are the Amga and the Tatta. There are many lakes in the district, the largest of which is Lake Churapcha.
Average January temperature is −42 °C (−44 °F) and average July temperature is +16 to +17 °C (61 to 63 °F). Average annual precipitation is about 200–250 millimeters (7.9–9.8 in).
The district was established on March 25, 1930.
Within the framework of administrative divisions, Churapchinsky District is one of the thirty-four in the republic. The district is divided into seventeen rural okrugs (naslegs) which comprise thirty rural localities. As a municipal division, the district is incorporated as Churapchinsky Municipal District. Its seventeen rural okrugs are incorporated into seventeen rural settlements within the municipal district. The selo of Churapcha serves as the administrative center of both the administrative and municipal district.
|Rural okrugs/Rural settlements||Population||Rural localities in jurisdiction*|
*Administrative centers are shown in bold
As of the 1989 Census, the ethnic composition was as follows:
Businesses in the district specialize mainly in agriculture and the raising of cattle and horses.