Churapchinsky District
Чурапчинский улус
Other transcription(s)
 • YakutЧурапчы улууһа
The selo of Dyabyla in Churapchinsky District
The selo of Dyabyla in Churapchinsky District
Flag of Churapchinsky District
Coat of arms of Churapchinsky District
Location of Churapchinsky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 62°00′N 132°26′E / 62.000°N 132.433°E / 62.000; 132.433Coordinates: 62°00′N 132°26′E / 62.000°N 132.433°E / 62.000; 132.433
CountryRussia
Federal subjectSakha Republic[1]
EstablishedMarch 25, 1930[2]
Administrative centerChurapcha[2]
Government
 • TypeLocal government
 • HeadAndrey Nogovitsyn
Area
 • Total12,600 km2 (4,900 sq mi)
Population
 • Total20,387
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
21,161 (+3.8%)
 • Density1.6/km2 (4.2/sq mi)
 • Urban
0%
 • Rural
100%
Administrative structure
 • Administrative divisions17 Rural okrugs
 • Inhabited localities[2]30 Rural localities
Municipal structure
 • Municipally incorporated asChurapchinsky Municipal District[5]
 • Municipal divisions[6]0 Urban settlements, 17 Rural settlements
Time zoneUTC+9 (MSK+6 Edit this on Wikidata[7])
OKTMO ID98658000
Population of Churapchinsky District
2010 Census20,387[3]
2002 Census19,466[8]
1989 Census18,516[9]
1979 Census16,203[10]

Churapchinsky District (Russian: Чурапчинский улу́с; Yakut: Чурапчы улууһа, Churapchy uluuha, IPA: [t͡ʃuɾapˈt͡ʃɯ uluːha]) 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 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).[2] Its administrative center is the rural locality (a selo) of Churapcha.[2] 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.[3]

Geography

The landscape of the district is mostly flat.[11] The main rivers in the district are the Amga and the Tatta.[11] There are many lakes in the district, the largest of which is Lake Churapcha.[11]

Average January temperature is −42 °C (−44 °F) and average July temperature is +16 to +17 °C (61 to 63 °F).[11] Average annual precipitation is about 200–250 millimeters (7.9–9.8 in).[11]

History

The district was established on March 25, 1930.[2]

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Churapchinsky District is one of the thirty-four in the republic.[1] The district is divided into seventeen rural okrugs (naslegs) which comprise thirty rural localities.[2] As a municipal division, the district is incorporated as Churapchinsky Municipal District.[5] Its seventeen rural okrugs are incorporated into seventeen rural settlements within the municipal district.[6] The selo of Churapcha 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*
Alagarsky
(Алагарский)
728
Arylakhsky
(Арылахский)
348
Bakhsytsky
(Бахсытский)
414
Boltoginsky
(Болтогинский)
653
Bolugursky
(Болугурский)
1047
Kytanakhsky
(Кытанахский)
518
Mugudaysky
(Мугудайский)
837
Ozhulunsky
(Ожулунский)
1187
Solovyevsky
(Соловьевский)
579
Sylansky
(Сыланский)
1061
Tyolyoysky
(Тёлёйский)
506
Khadarsky
(Хадарский)
614
Khatylinsky
(Хатылинский)
704
Khayakhsytsky
(Хаяхсытский)
553
Khoptoginsky
(Хоптогинский)
1271
Chakyrsky
(Чакырский)
598
Churapchinsky
(Чурапчинский)
8769
  • selo of Churapcha (administrative center of the district)

*Administrative centers are shown in bold

Demographics

As of the 1989 Census, the ethnic composition was as follows:[11]

Economy

Businesses in the district specialize mainly in agriculture and the raising of cattle and horses.[12]

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 c d e f Center of the Socioeconomic and Political Monitoring. Churapchinsky District Archived March 10, 2007, at the Wayback Machine (in Russian)
  12. ^ Yakutiatravel.com. Information about Churapchinsky Ulus

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