Ust-Maysky District
Усть-Майский улус
Other transcription(s)
 • SakhaУус-Маайа улууhа
Ynykchan, 1990, Ust-Maysky District
Ynykchan, 1990, Ust-Maysky District
Flag of Ust-Maysky District
Coat of arms of Ust-Maysky District
Location of Ust-Maysky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 60°25′N 134°32′E / 60.417°N 134.533°E / 60.417; 134.533Coordinates: 60°25′N 134°32′E / 60.417°N 134.533°E / 60.417; 134.533
CountryRussia
Federal subjectSakha Republic[1]
EstablishedMay 20, 1931[2]
Administrative centerUst-Maya[3]
Area
 • Total95,300 km2 (36,800 sq mi)
Population
 • Total8,629
 • Estimate 
(2018)[5]
7,466 (−13.5%)
 • Density0.091/km2 (0.23/sq mi)
 • Urban
72.4%
 • Rural
27.6%
Administrative structure
 • Administrative divisions6 Settlements, 5 Rural okrugs
 • Inhabited localities[3]6 Urban-type settlements[6], 10 Rural localities
Municipal structure
 • Municipally incorporated asUst-Maysky Municipal District[7]
 • Municipal divisions[8]5 Urban settlements, 5 Rural settlements
Time zoneUTC+9 (MSK+6 Edit this on Wikidata[9])
OKTMO ID98654000
Websitehttp://www.ustmaya-msu.ru/

Ust-Maysky District (Russian: Усть-Ма́йский улу́с; Yakut: Уус-Маайа улууһа, Uus-Maaya uluuha, IPA: [uːs-maːja uluːha]) 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 Oymyakonsky District in the northeast, Okhotsky District and Ayano-Maysky District of Khabarovsk Krai in the east and south, Aldansky District in the southwest, Amginsky District in the west, Churapchinsky and Tattinsky Districts in the northwest, and with Tomponsky District in the north. The area of the district is 95,300 square kilometers (36,800 sq mi).[3] Its administrative center is the urban locality (a settlement) of Ust-Maya.[3] Population: 8,629 (2010 Census);[4] 11,568 (2002 Census);[10] 20,337 (1989 Census).[11] The population of Ust-Maya accounts for 33.9% of the district's total population.[4]

Geography

The main rivers in the district are the Aldan and its tributaries the Maya and Allakh-Yun.

Average January temperature ranges from −40 to −42 °C (−40 to −44 °F) and average July temperature ranges from +14 °C (57 °F) in the mountains to +16 °C (61 °F) in the river valleys.[2] Annual precipitation ranges from 250 to 500 millimeters (9.8 to 19.7 in).[2]

History

The district was established on May 20, 1931.[2] The administrative centre of the district was Solnechny from 1972–1992, after which it moved to Ust-Maya.

Demographics

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

Economy

The economy of the district is mostly based on mining, timber industry, and production of construction materials.[2] There are deposits of gold, lead, zinc, rare metals, and construction materials.[2]

Inhabited localities

Municipal composition
Urban settlements Population Male Female Inhabited localities in jurisdiction
Zvyozdochka
(Звездочка)
408 279 (68.4%) 129 (31.6%)
Solnechny
(Солнечный)
1,034 534 (51.6%) 500 (48.4%)
Ust-Maya
(Усть-Мая)
2,952 1,429 (48.4%) 1,523 (51.6%)
  • Urban-type settlement of Ust-Maya (administrative centre of the district)
  • selo of Ust-Yudoma
Eldikan
(Эльдикан)
1,515 726 (47.9%) 789 (52.1%)
Yugoryonok
(Югоренок)
272 176 (64.7%) 96 (35.3%)
Rural settlements Population Male Female Rural localities in jurisdiction*
Kyupsky National Nasleg
(Кюпский национальный)
536 263 (49.1%) 273 (50.9%)
Petropavlovsky National Nasleg
(Петропавловский национальный)
985 478 (48.5%) 507 (51.5%)
Ezhansky National Nasleg
(Эжанский национальный)
360 179 (49.7%) 181 (50.3%)
Villages Population Male Female Rural localities in jurisdiction*
Belkachi
(Белькачи)
179 96 (53.6%) 83 (46.4%)
Ust-Mil
(Усть-Миль)
292 147 (50.3%) 145 (49.7%)
Inhabited localities in the inter-settlement territory Population Male Female Inhabited localities in jurisdiction
Allakh-Yun
(Аллах-Юнь)
96 55 (57.3%) 41 (42.7%)

Divisional source:[3]
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. Ust-Maysky District (in Russian)
  3. ^ a b c d e f 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.

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