Tomponsky District

Томпонский улус
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 • SakhaТомпо улууhа
Suntar-Khayata Zakaznik (nature park), Tomponsky District
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Location of Tomponsky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 62°39′12″N 135°33′33″E / 62.65333°N 135.55917°E / 62.65333; 135.55917Coordinates: 62°39′12″N 135°33′33″E / 62.65333°N 135.55917°E / 62.65333; 135.55917
CountryRussia
Federal subjectSakha Republic[1]
EstablishedMay 20, 1931[2]
Administrative centerKhandyga[3]
Area
 • Total135,800 km2 (52,400 sq mi)
Population
 • Total14,099
 • Estimate 
(2018)[5]
12,775 (−9.4%)
 • Density0.10/km2 (0.27/sq mi)
 • Urban
59.1%
 • Rural
40.9%
Administrative structure
 • Administrative divisions2 Settlements, 7 Rural okrugs
 • Inhabited localities[3]2 Urban-type settlements[6], 12 Rural localities
Municipal structure
 • Municipally incorporated asTomponsky Municipal District[7]
 • Municipal divisions[8]2 Urban settlements, 7 Rural settlements
Time zoneUTC+9 (MSK+6 Edit this on Wikidata[9])
OKTMO ID98650000
Websitehttps://mr-tomponskij.sakha.gov.ru/

Tomponsky District (Russian: Томпонский улу́с; Yakut: Томпо улууһа, Tompo uluuha) is an administrative[1] and municipal[7] district (raion, or ulus), one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located in the east of the republic and borders with Momsky District in the northeast, Oymyakonsky District in the east, Ust-Maysky District in the southeast, Tattinsky District in the southwest, Ust-Aldansky and Kobyaysky Districts in the west, and with Verkhoyansky District in the north and northwest. The area of the district is 135,800 square kilometers (52,400 sq mi).[3] Its administrative center is the urban locality (a settlement) of Khandyga.[3] Population: 14,099 (2010 Census);[4] 15,275 (2002 Census);[10] 22,844 (1989 Census).[11] The population of Khandyga accounts for 47.1% of the district's total population.[4]

Geography

The landscape of the district is mostly mountainous. Its main rivers include the Aldan, the Tompo, Adycha, Nelgese, Derbeke and the Khandyga. Lake Emanda is located on the Yana Plateau, in the northern part of the district.[12]

Climate

Average January temperature ranges from −38 to −42 °C (−36 to −44 °F) and average July temperature ranges from +10 to +17 °C (50 to 63 °F).[2] Annual precipitation is 250–300 millimeters (9.8–11.8 in).[2]

History

The district was established on May 20, 1931.[2]

Demographics

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

Economy

The economy of the district is based on mining, production of construction materials, and agriculture.[2] There are deposits of tin, tungsten, copper, lead, zinc, antimony, molybdenum, gold, silver, coal, gypsum, marble, and other minerals.[2]

Inhabited localities

Municipal composition
Urban settlements Population Male Female Inhabited localities in jurisdiction
Dzhebariki-Khaya
(Джебарики-Хая)
1694 844 (49.8%) 850 (50.2%)
Khandyga
(Хандыга)
6638 3326 (49.8%) 3312 (50.2%)
  • Urban-type settlement of Khandyga (administrative centre of the district)
Rural settlements Population Male Female Rural localities in jurisdiction*
Bayagantaysky Nasleg
(Баягантайский наслег)
1823 884 (48.5%) 939 (51.5%)
Megino-Aldansky Nasleg
(Мегино-Алданский наслег)
1020 490 (48.0%) 530 (52.0%)
Okhot-Perevozovsky Nasleg
(Охот-Перевозовский наслег)
142 70 (49.3%) 72 (50.7%)
Sasylsky Nasleg
(Сасыльский наслег)
555 275 (49.5%) 280 (50.5%)
Teploklyuchevsky Nasleg
(Теплоключевский наслег)
887 447 (50.4%) 440 (49.6%)
Tomponsky National Nasleg
(Томпонский национальный наслег)
915 458 (50.1%) 457 (49.9%)
Ynginsky Nasleg
(Ынгинский наслег)
425 217 (51.1%) 208 (48.9%)

Divisional source:[13]
Population source:[4]
*Administrative centers are shown in bold

References

Notes

  1. ^ a b Constitution of the Sakha Republic
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Center of the Socioeconomic and Political Monitoring. Tomponsky District 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 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. ^ 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. ^ 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. ^ Ученые будут изучать озеро Еманда в Томпонском улусе Якутии
  13. ^ Tomponsky Ulus (Raion) Official website of the Sakha Republic

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