Suntarsky District

Сунтарский улус
Other transcription(s)
 • SakhaСунтаар улууhа
Selo of Toybokhoy, Suntarsky District
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Location of Suntarsky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 62°8′N 117°43′E / 62.133°N 117.717°E / 62.133; 117.717
CountryRussia
Federal subjectSakha Republic[1]
EstablishedJanuary 9, 1930[2]
Administrative centerSuntar[3]
Area
 • Total57,800 km2 (22,300 sq mi)
Population
 • Total25,140
 • Estimate 
(2018)[5]
23,609 (−6.1%)
 • Density0.43/km2 (1.1/sq mi)
 • Urban
0%
 • Rural
100%
Administrative structure
 • Administrative divisions26 rural okrug
 • Inhabited localities[3]39 Rural localities
Municipal structure
 • Municipally incorporated asSuntarsky Municipal District[6]
 • Municipal divisions[7]0 Urban settlements, 26 Rural settlements
Time zoneUTC+9 (MSK+6 Edit this on Wikidata[8])
OKTMO ID98648000
Websitehttps://mr-suntarskij.sakha.gov.ru/

Suntarsky District (Russian: Сунта́рский улу́с; Yakut: Сунтаар улууһа, Suntaar uluuha, IPA: [suntaːɾ 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 western central part of the republic and borders with Nyurbinsky District in the north and northeast, Verkhnevilyuysky District in the east, Olyokminsky District in the southeast, Lensky District in the southwest, and with Mirninsky District in the west. The area of the district is 57,800 square kilometers (22,300 sq mi).[3] Its administrative center is the rural locality (a selo) of Suntar.[3] Population: 25,140 (2010 Census);[4] 25,485 (2002 Census);[9] 26,035 (1989 Census).[10] The population of Suntar accounts for 39.9% of the district's total population.[4]

Geography

The main river in the district is the Vilyuy.

Climate

Average January temperature ranges from −34 to −50 °C (−29 to −58 °F) and average July temperature ranges from +17 to +18 °C (63 to 64 °F).[2] Annual precipitation is about 250–300 millimeters (9.8–11.8 in).[2]

History

The district was established on January 9, 1930.[2]

Demographics

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

Economy

The economy of the district is mostly based on agriculture.[2] There are deposits of gold, brown coal, gypsum, anhydrite, construction materials, and others minerals.

Transportation

The Vilyuy Highway runs through the district, connecting it with Yakutsk, Vilyuysk, and Mirny. There is an airport in Suntar.

Inhabited localities

Municipal composition
Rural settlements Population Male Female Rural localities in jurisdiction*
Allaginsky Nasleg
(Аллагинский)
447 224 (50.1%) 223 (49.9%)
Arylakhsky Nasleg
(Арылахский)
667 319 (47.8%) 348 (52.2%)
Bordonsky Nasleg
(Бордонский)
904 461 (51.0%) 443 (49.0%)
Vilyuchansky Nasleg
(Вилючанский)
672 327 (48.7%) 345 (51.3%)
Zharkhansky Nasleg
(Жарханский)
513 253 (49.3%) 260 (50.7%)
Ilimnirsky Nasleg
(Илимнирский)
250 140 (56.0%) 110 (44.0%)
Kempendyaysky Nasleg
(Кемпендяйский)
448 204 (45.5%) 244 (54.5%)
Krestyakhsky Nasleg
(Крестяхский)
882 453 (51.4%) 429 (48.6%)
Kuokuninsky Nasleg
(Куокунинский)
591 310 (52.5%) 281 (47.5%)
Kutaninsky Nasleg
(Кутанинский)
1,013 498 (49.2%) 515 (50.8%)
Kyukyaisky Nasleg
(Кюкяйский)
394 206 (52.3%) 188 (47.7%)
Kyundyayinsky Nasleg
(Кюндяйинский)
832 416 (50.0%) 416 (50.0%)
Mar-Kyuyolsky Nasleg
(Мар-Кюёльский)
506 249 (49.2%) 257 (50.8%)
Nakharinsky Nasleg
(Нахаринский)
113 62 (54.9%) 51 (45.1%)
Suntarsky Nasleg
(Сунтарский)
10,034 4,661 (46.5%) 5,373 (53.5%)
  • selo of Suntar (Administrative centre of the district)
Tenkinsky Nasleg
(Тенкинский)
93 50 (53.8%) 43 (46.2%)
Toybokhoysky Nasleg
(Тойбохойский)
1,600 769 (48.1%) 831 (51.9%)
Tolonsky Nasleg
(Толонский)
127 67 (52.8%) 60 (47.2%)
Tuoydakhsky Nasleg
(Туойдахский)
157 92 (58.6%) 65 (41.4%)
Tyubyaysky Nasleg
(Тюбяйский)
305 154 (50.5%) 151 (49.5%)
Tyubyay-Zharkhansky Nasleg
(Тюбяй-Жарханский)
664 330 (49.7%) 334 (50.3%)
Ustinsky Nasleg
(Устьинский)
337 163 (48.4%) 174 (51.6%)
Khadansky Nasleg
(Хаданский)
436 232 (53.2%) 204 (46.8%)
Khorinsky Nasleg
(Хоринский)
272 133 (48.6%) 139 (51.1%)
Sheinsky Nasleg
(Шеинский)
851 422 (49.6%) 429 (50.4%)
Elgyaysky Nasleg
(Эльгяйский)
2,032 974 (47.9%) 1,058 (52.7%)

Divisional source:[11]
Population source:[4]
*Administrative centers are shown in bold

See also

References

Notes

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

Sources

Coordinates: 62°09′27″N 117°38′39″E / 62.15750°N 117.64417°E / 62.15750; 117.64417