Khangalassky District
Хангаласский улус
Other transcription(s)
 • SakhaХаҥалас улууһа
Turuuk Khaya rocks, a protected area of Russia in Khangalassky District
Location of Khangalassky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 61°18′N 127°12′E / 61.300°N 127.200°E / 61.300; 127.200Coordinates: 61°18′N 127°12′E / 61.300°N 127.200°E / 61.300; 127.200
CountryRussia
Federal subjectSakha Republic[1]
EstablishedFebruary 10, 1930[2]
Administrative centerPokrovsk[2]
Area
 • Total24,700 km2 (9,500 sq mi)
Population
 • Total24,557
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
32,646 (+32.9%)
 • Density0.99/km2 (2.6/sq mi)
 • Urban
27.3%
 • Rural
72.7%
Administrative structure
 • Administrative divisions1 Settlements, 16 Rural okrugs
 • Inhabited localities[2]1 Cities/towns, 1 Urban-type settlements[5], 27 Rural localities
Municipal structure
 • Municipally incorporated asKhangalassky Municipal District[6]
 • Municipal divisions[7]2 Urban settlements, 16 Rural settlements
Time zoneUTC+9 (UTC+09:00 Edit this on Wikidata[8])
OKTMO ID98644000
Websitehttps://mr-hangalasskij.sakha.gov.ru/

Khangalassky District (Russian: Хангала́сский улу́с; Yakut: Хаҥалас улууһа, Xañalas uluuha, IPA: [xaŋalas uluːha]) is an administrative[1] and municipal[6] 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 Megino-Kangalassky District in the east, Amginsky and Aldansky Districts in the south, Olyokminsky District in the southwest, Gorny District in the northwest, and the territory of the city of republic significance of Yakutsk in the north. The area of the district is 24,700 square kilometers (9,500 sq mi).[2] Its administrative center is the town of Pokrovsk.[2] As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district, excluding its administrative center, was 24,557.[3]

Geography

See also: Lena Plateau

The main river in the district is the Lena. The Lena Pillars National Park is located in the district along the right bank of the Lena River and the left bank of the Sinyaya River. The Turuuk Khaya Rocks, a protected area, are unusual rock formations by the Lyutenge River.[9]

The average January temperature is −40 °C (−40 °F) and the average July temperature is +19 °C (66 °F). Average annual precipitation is about 200–350 millimeters (7.9–13.8 in).

History

The district was established on February 10, 1930[2] as Zapadno-Kangalassky District (Западно-Кангаласский район).[citation needed] From 1937 to 1992, it was known as Ordzhonikidzevsky District (Орджоникидзевский район).[citation needed]

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Khangalassky District is one of the thirty-four in the republic.[1] It is divided into one town (an administrative division with the administrative center in the town (inhabited locality) of Pokrovsk), one settlement (an administrative division with the administrative center in the urban-type settlement (inhabited locality) of Mokhsogollokh), and sixteen rural okrugs (naslegs), which comprise twenty-seven rural localities.[2] As a municipal division, the district is incorporated as Khangalassky Municipal District.[6] Within the municipal district, the Town of Pokrovsk is incorporated into Pokrovsk Urban Settlement, the Settlement of Mokhsogollokh is incorporated into Mokhsogollokh Urban Settlement, and the sixteen rural okrugs are incorporated into sixteen rural settlements.[7] The town of Pokrovsk serves as the administrative center of both the administrative[2] and municipal[6] district.

Inhabited localities

Administrative[2]/municipal[7] composition
Towns/Urban settlements Population[3] Inhabited localities in jurisdiction
Pokrovsk
(Покровск)
9,495
Settlements/Urban settlements Population[3] Inhabited localities in jurisdiction
Mokhsogollokh
(Мохсоголлох)
6,698
Rural okrugs/Rural settlements Population[3] Rural localities in jurisdiction
Bestyakhsky
(Бестяхский)
2,449
Zhemkonsky 1-y
(Жемконский 1-й)
1,112
Zhemkonsky 2-y
(Жемконский 2-й)
1,019
Zhersky
(Жерский)
838
Isitsky
(Иситский)
343
Kachikatsky
(Качикатский)
1,426
Malzhagarsky 1-y
(Мальжагарский 1-й)
1,669
Malzhagarsky 2-y
(Мальжагарский 2-й)
1,118
Malzhagarsky 4-y
(Мальжагарский 4-й)
386
Malzhagarsky 5-y
(Мальжагарский 5-й)
453
Nemyuginsky
(Немюгинский)
2,266
  • selo of Oy
Oktyomsky
(Октёмский)
2,169
Sinsky
(Синский)
976
Tyokhtyursky
(Тёхтюрский)
630
Tit-Arynsky (aka Tit-Arinsky)
(Тит-Арынский, aka Тит-Аринский)
766
Tumulsky
(Тумульский)
239

*Administrative centers are shown in bold

Economy

The economy of the district is mostly based on agriculture and production of construction materials. The A360 Lena Highway runs through the district.

Demographics

Population of Khangalassky District
2010 Census24,557[3]
2002 Census25,109[10]
1989 Census35,094[11]
1979 Census27,498[12]

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 e f 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. ^ 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.
  6. ^ a b c d Law #172-Z #351-III
  7. ^ a b c Law #173-Z #354-III
  8. ^ "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  9. ^ Visit Yakutia
  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. ^ 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.

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