Verkhnevilyuysky District
Верхневилюйский улус
Other transcription(s)
 • YakutҮөһээ Бүлүү улууhа
Village in Verkhnevilyuysky District
Village in Verkhnevilyuysky District
Flag of Verkhnevilyuysky District
Coat of arms of Verkhnevilyuysky District
Location of Verkhnevilyuysky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 63°27′02″N 120°17′54″E / 63.45056°N 120.29833°E / 63.45056; 120.29833Coordinates: 63°27′02″N 120°17′54″E / 63.45056°N 120.29833°E / 63.45056; 120.29833
CountryRussia
Federal subjectSakha Republic[1]
EstablishedFebruary 10, 1935
Administrative centerVerkhnevilyuysk[2]
Area
 • Total42,000 km2 (16,000 sq mi)
Population
 • Total21,661
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
21,002 (−3%)
 • Density0.52/km2 (1.3/sq mi)
 • Urban
0%
 • Rural
100%
Administrative structure
 • Administrative divisions21 rural okrug
 • Inhabited localities[2]29 Rural localities
Municipal structure
 • Municipally incorporated asVerkhnevilyuysky Municipal District[5]
 • Municipal divisions[6]0 Urban settlements, 21 Rural settlements
Time zoneUTC+9 (MSK+6 Edit this on Wikidata[7])
OKTMO ID98614000
Websitehttps://mr-verhneviljujskij.sakha.gov.ru/

Verkhnevilyuysky District (Russian: Верхневилю́йский улу́с; Yakut: Үөһээ Бүлүү улууһа, Üöhee Bülüü uluuha, IPA: [ˈyøheː bylyː uluːha]) is an administrative[1] and municipal[5] 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 Vilyuysky District in the east, Gorny District in the southeast, Olyokminsky District in the south, Suntarsky and Nyurbinsky Districts in the west, and with Olenyoksky District in the northwest. The area of the district is 42,000 square kilometers (16,000 sq mi).[2] Its administrative center is the rural locality (a selo) of Verkhnevilyuysk.[2] Population: 21,661 (2010 Census);[3] 21,383 (2002 Census);[8] 20,626 (1989 Census).[9] The population of Verkhnevilyuysk accounts for 29.8% of the district's total population.[3]

Geography

The main rivers in the district include the Vilyuy, the Tyukyan, and the Tyung.

Climate

Average January temperature ranges from −36 °C (−33 °F) in the south to −40 °C (−40 °F) in the north and average July temperature ranges from +12 °C (54 °F) to +14 °C (57 °F). Annual precipitation is 200–250 millimeters (7.9–9.8 in).

History

The district was established on February 10, 1935.[citation needed]

Demographics

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

Economy

The economy of the district is mostly based on agriculture.

Inhabited localities

Municipal composition
Rural settlements Population Male Female Rural localities in jurisdiction*
Balagannakhsky Nasleg
(Балаганнахский)
335 169 (50.4%) 166 (49.6%)
Botulunsky Nasleg
(Ботулунский)
917 461 (50.3%) 456 (49.7%)
Byrakansky Nasleg
(Быраканский)
254 128 (50.4%) 126 (49.6%)
Verkhnevilyuysky Nasleg
(Верхневилюйский)
6,457 3,015 (46.7%) 3,442 (53.3%)
Dalyrsky Nasleg
(Далырский)
1,002 505 (50.4%) 497 (49.6%)
Dyullyukinsky Nasleg
(Дюллюкинский)
1,259 611 (48.5%) 648 (51.5%)
Edyugeysky Nasleg
(Едюгейский)
2,309 1,153 (49.9%) 1,156 (50.1%)
Kentinsky Nasleg
(Кентикский)
780 396 (50.8%) 384 (49.2%)
Kyrykyysky Nasleg
(Кырыкыйский)
442 218 (49.3%) 228 (50.7%)
Magassky Nasleg
(Магасский)
538 269 (50.0%) 269 (50.0%)
Meyiksky Nasleg
(Мейикский)
685 364 (53.1%) 321 (46.9%)
Namsky Nasleg
(Намский)
1,328 623 (46.9%) 705 (53.1%)
Onkhoysky Nasleg
(Онхойский)
620 315 (50.8%) 305 (49.2%)
Orgyotsky Nasleg
(Оргётский)
579 277 (47.8%) 302 (52.2%)
Orosunsky Nasleg
(Оросунский)
730 344 (47.1%) 386 (52.9%)
Surguluksky Nasleg
(Сургулукский)
460 237 (51.5%) 223 (48.5%)
Tamalkansky Nasleg
(Тамалаканский)
643 316 (49.1%) 327 (50.9%)
Tuobuyinsky Nasleg
(Туобуйинский)
338 175 (51.8%) 163 (48.2%)
Kharbalakhsky Nasleg
(Харбалахский)
548 272 (49.6%) 276 (50.4%)
Khomustakhsky Nasleg
(Хомустахский)
216 112 (51.9%) 104 (48.1%)
Khorinsky Nasleg
(Хоринский)
1,221 607 (49.7%) 614 (50.3%)

Divisional source:[10]
Population source:[3]
*Administrative centers are shown in bold

See also

References

Notes

  1. ^ a b Constitution of the Sakha Republic
  2. ^ a b c d e 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 Law #172-Z #351-III
  6. ^ 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. ^ Verkhnevilyuysky Ulus (Raion) Archived January 1, 2014, at the Wayback Machine Official website of the Sakha Republic

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