Neryungrinsky District
Нерюнгринский улус
Other transcription(s)
 • SakhaНүөрүҥгүрү улууhа
Location of Neryungrinsky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 55°54′N 124°54′E / 55.9°N 124.9°E / 55.9; 124.9Coordinates: 55°54′N 124°54′E / 55.9°N 124.9°E / 55.9; 124.9
Federal subjectSakha Republic[1]
EstablishedNovember 6, 1975[2]
Administrative centerNeryungri[3]
 • Total98,900 km2 (38,200 sq mi)
 • Total21,019
 • Estimate 
73,987 (+252%)
 • Density0.21/km2 (0.55/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
Administrative structure
 • Administrative divisions6 Settlements, 1 Rural okrugs
 • Inhabited localities[3]1 Cities/towns, 6 Urban-type settlements[6], 2 Rural localities
Municipal structure
 • Municipally incorporated asNeryungrinsky Municipal District[7]
 • Municipal divisions[8]6 Urban settlements, 1 Rural settlements
Time zoneUTC+9 (MSK+6 Edit this on Wikidata[9])
OKTMO ID98660000

Neryungrinsky District (Russian: Нерюнгри́нский улу́с; Yakut: Нүөрүҥгүрү улууһа, Nüörüñgürü uluuha, IPA: [nyøɾyŋgyɾy uluːha]) is an administrative[1] and municipal[7] district (raion, or ulus), one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is the southernmost district of Sakha and borders Aldansky District in the north, Olyokminsky District in the west and northwest, Amur Oblast and a small area of Zabaykalsky Krai in the south, and Khabarovsk Krai in the east. The area of the district is 98,900 square kilometers (38,200 sq mi).[3] Its administrative center is the town of Neryungri.[3] Population (excluding the administrative center): 21,019 (2010 Census).[4]


The landscape of the district is mostly mountainous. The main river in the district is the Aldan with its tributaries the Timpton and the Chulman. The largest lake is Lake Bolshoye Toko.


Average January temperature ranges from −30 °C (−22 °F) to −34 °C (−29 °F) and average July temperature ranges from +12 °C (54 °F) to +14 °C (57 °F).[2] Annual precipitation is 400–500 millimeters (16–20 in).[2]


The district was established on November 6, 1975.[2]


As of the 1989 Census, the ethnic composition was as follows:[2]


There are deposits of gold, coal, iron ore, molybdenum, and construction materials in the district.

Administrative divisions

The district includes seven municipal divisions, covering a total of nine inhabited locations.

Municipal composition
Towns / Cities Population Male Female Inhabited localities in jurisdiction
Neryungri Urban Okrug
61,747 29,674 (48.1%) 32,073 (51.9%)
Urban settlements Population Male Female Inhabited localities in jurisdiction
Berkakit Urban Okrug
4,291 2,036 (47.4%) 2.255 (52.6%)
Zolotinka Urban Okrug
620 304 (49.0%) 316 (51.0%)
Serebryany Bor Urban Okrug
(Серебряный Бор)
4,163 2,034 (48.9%) 2,129 (51.1%)
Khani Urban Okrug
764 407 (53.3%) 357 (46.7%)
  • Urban-type settlement of Khani
Chulman Urban Okrug
10,077 4,722 (46.9%) 5,355 (53.2%)
Rural settlements Population Male Female Rural localities in jurisdiction*
Iyengirinsky Nasleg
1,104 516 (46.7%) 588 (53.3%)

Divisional source:[10]
Population source:[4]
*Administrative centers are shown in bold



  1. ^ a b Constitution of the Sakha Republic
  2. ^ a b c d e Center of the Socioeconomic and Political Monitoring. NeryungrinskyDistrict Archived September 21, 2012, at the Wayback Machine (in Russian)
  3. ^ a b c d e Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Divisions of the Sakha Republic
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ a b Law #172-Z #351-III
  8. ^ Law #173-Z #354-III
  9. ^ "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  10. ^ Neryungrinsky Ulus (Raion) Official website of the Sakha Republic