Namsky District
Намский улус
Other transcription(s)
 • YakutНам улууhа
Ensieli Valley in Namsky District
Location of Namsky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 58°40′N 125°21′E / 58.667°N 125.350°E / 58.667; 125.350Coordinates: 58°40′N 125°21′E / 58.667°N 125.350°E / 58.667; 125.350
CountryRussia
Federal subjectSakha Republic[1]
EstablishedFebruary 10, 1930[2]
Administrative centerNamtsy[2]
Area
 • Total11,900 km2 (4,600 sq mi)
Population
 • Total23,198
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
24,585 (+6%)
 • Density1.9/km2 (5.0/sq mi)
 • Urban
0%
 • Rural
100%
Administrative structure
 • Administrative divisions18 Rural okrugs
 • Inhabited localities[2]24 Rural localities
Municipal structure
 • Municipally incorporated asNamsky Municipal District[5]
 • Municipal divisions[6]0 Urban settlements, 19 Rural settlements
Time zoneUTC+9 (MSK+6 Edit this on Wikidata[7])
OKTMO ID98635000
Websitehttps://mr-namskij.sakha.gov.ru
Population of Namsky District
2010 Census23,198[3]
2002 Census21,454[8]
1989 Census18,244[9]
1979 Census15,508[10]

Namsky District (Russian: На́мский улу́с; Yakut: Нам улууһа, Nam uluuha) is an administrative[1] and municipal[5] district (raion, or ulus), one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. The district is located in the center of the republic and borders Ust-Aldansky District in the east, Megino-Kangalassky District in the southeast, the territory of the city of republic significance of Yakutsk in the south, Gorny District in the west, and Kobyaysky District in the north. The area of the district is 11,900 square kilometers (4,600 sq mi).[2] Its administrative center is the rural locality (a selo) of Namtsy.[2] As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 23,198, with the population of Namtsy accounting for 38.3% of that number.[3]

Geography

The landscape of the district is mostly flat. The main river is the Lena with its tributaries.

Climate

Average January temperature is −42 °C (−44 °F) and average July temperature is +17–+18 °C (63–64 °F).[11] Average annual precipitation is 200–250 millimeters (7.9–9.8 in).[11]

History

The district was established on February 10, 1930.[2]

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Namsky District is one of the thirty-four in the republic.[1] It is divided into eighteen rural okrugs (naslegs), which comprise twenty-three rural localities; as well as the selo of Grafsky Bereg, which is not a part of any rural okrug.[2] As a municipal division, the district is incorporated as Namsky Municipal District.[5] The eighteen rural okrugs and the selo of Grafsky Bereg are incorporated into nineteen rural settlements within the municipal district.[6] The selo of Namtsy 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*
Arbynsky
(Арбынский)
268
Betyunsky
(Бетюнский)
608
Yedeysky
(Едейский)
1,219
Iskrovsky
(Искровский)
202
Kebekyonsky
(Кебекёнский)
544
Lensky
(Ленский)
8,890
  • selo of Namtsy (administrative center of the district)
Modutsky
(Модутский)
986
Nikolsky
(Никольский)
427
Partizansky
(Партизанский)
937
Salbansky
(Салбанский)
345
Tastakhsky
(Тастахский)
273
Tyubinsky
(Тюбинский)
408
Frunzensky
(Фрунзенский)
155
Khamagattinsky
(Хамагаттинский)
1,727
Khatyn-Arinsky/Khatyn-Arynsky
(Хатын-Аринский/Хатын-Арынский)
2,654
Khatyryksky
(Хатырыкский)
1,084
Khomustakhsky 1-y
(Хомустахский 1-й)
1,502
Khomustakhsky 2-y
(Хомустахский 2-й)
812
Rural localities which are not a part of a rural okrug Population[12] Rural localities
904
  • selo of Grafsky Bereg
    (municipally, a part of Khatyn-Arynsky Rural Settlement)

*Administrative centers are shown in bold

Demographics

A bulk of the district's population are Yakuts (96.7%); Russians account for about 2% and others ethnicities—for 1.3%.[citation needed]

Notable people

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 Center of the Socioeconomic and Political Monitoring. Namsky District (in Russian)
  12. ^ Sakha Republic Territorial Branch of the Federal State Statistics Service. Results of the 2010 All-Russian Census. Численность населения по районам, городским и сельским населённым пунктам Archived March 4, 2016, at the Wayback Machine (Population Counts by Districts, Urban and Rural Inhabited Localities) (in Russian)
  13. ^ "Писатели Якутии - Аита Шапошникова". pnbglaz.narod.ru. Retrieved August 16, 2019.

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