Verkhoyansky District
Верхоянский улус
Other transcription(s)
 • SakhaҮөһээ Дьааҥы улууhа
Mat-Gora, Verkhoyansky District
Location of Verkhoyansky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 67°33′N 133°23′E / 67.550°N 133.383°E / 67.550; 133.383Coordinates: 67°33′N 133°23′E / 67.550°N 133.383°E / 67.550; 133.383
CountryRussia
Federal subjectSakha Republic[1]
EstablishedJanuary 5, 1967[2]
Administrative centerBatagay[3]
Area
 • Total137,400 km2 (53,100 sq mi)
Population
 • Total12,815
 • Estimate 
(2018)[5]
11,352 (−11.4%)
 • Density0.093/km2 (0.24/sq mi)
 • Urban
46.2%
 • Rural
53.8%
Administrative structure
 • Administrative divisions1 Towns under district jurisdiction, 2 Settlements, 14 Rural okrugs
 • Inhabited localities[3]1 Cities/towns, 2 Urban-type settlements[6], 26 Rural localities
Municipal structure
 • Municipally incorporated asVerkhoyansky Municipal District[7]
 • Municipal divisions[8]3 Urban settlements, 14 Rural settlements
Time zoneUTC+10 (MSK+7 Edit this on Wikidata[9])
OKTMO ID98616000
Websitehttps://mr-verhojanskij.sakha.gov.ru/

Verkhoyansky District (Russian: Верхоя́нский улу́с; Yakut: Үөһээ Дьааҥы улууһа, Üöhee Djaangy uluuha, IPA: [ˈyøheː ɟaːŋɯ 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 northern central part of the republic and borders with Ust-Yansky District in the northeast, Momsky District in the east, Tomponsky District in the south, Kobyaysky District in the southwest, Eveno-Bytantaysky National District in the west, and with Bulunsky District in the northwest. The area of the district is 137,400 square kilometers (53,100 sq mi).[3] Its administrative center is the urban locality (a settlement) of Batagay.[3] Population: 12,815 (2010 Census);[4] 13,666 (2002 Census);[10] 24,259 (1989 Census).[11] The population of Batagay accounts for 34.1% of the district's total population.[4]

Geography

The main river in the district is the Yana and its tributaries Nelgese and Derbeke.

Climate

Average January temperature ranges from −48 °C (−54 °F) to −38 °C (−36 °F) and average July temperature ranges from +16 °C (61 °F) to +17 °C (63 °F). Annual precipitation ranges from 150 to 300 millimeters (5.9 to 11.8 in).[2]

History

The district was established on January 5, 1967.[2]

Demographics

As of the 2010 Census, the ethnic composition was as follows:[12]

Economy

The economy of the district is mostly based on agriculture.[2] There are deposits of tin, tungsten, copper, lead, antimony, gold, silver, brown coal, and other minerals.

Inhabited localities

Municipal composition
Towns Population Male Female Inhabited localities in jurisdiction
Verkhoyansk
(Верхоянск)
1311 611 (46.6%) 700 (53.4%)
Urban settlements Population Male Female Inhabited localities in jurisdiction
Batagay
(Батагай)
2756 1403 (50.9%) 1455 (49.1%)
Ese-Khayya
(Эсэ-Хайя)
239 120 (50.2%) 119 (49.8%)
Rural settlements Population Male Female Rural localities in jurisdiction*
Adychchinsky Nasleg
(Адыччинский наслег)
526 248 (47.1%) 278 (52.9%)
Arylakhsky Nasleg
(Арылахский наслег)
559 283 (50.6%) 276 (49.4%)
Babushkinsky Nasleg
(Бабушкинский наслег)
373 193 (51.7%) 180 (48.3%)
Barylassky Nasleg
(Барыласский наслег)
103 55 (53.4%) 48 (46.6%)
Borulakhsky Nasleg
(Борулахский наслег)
737 383 (52.0%) 354 (48.0%)
Dulgalakhsky Nasleg
(Дулгалахский наслег)
326 177 (54.3%) 149 (45.7%)
Sartansky Nasleg
(Сартанский наслег)
629 314 (49.9%) 315 (50.1%)
Stolbinsky Nasleg
(Столбинский наслег)
318 158 (49.7%) 160 (50.3%)
Suordakhsky Nasleg
(Суордахский наслег)
354 177 (50.0%) 177 (50.0%)
Tabalakhsky Nasleg
(Табалахский наслег)
1018 501 (49.2%) 517 (50.8%)
Chyoryumchinksy Nasleg
(Чёрюмчинский наслег)
223 126 (56.5%) 97 (43.5%)
Eginsky Nasleg
(Эгинский наслег)
700 336 (48.0%) 364 (52.0%)
Elgessky Nasleg
(Эльгесский наслег)
404 200 (49.5%) 204 (50.5%)
Yansky Nasleg
(Янский наслег)
212 95 (44.8%) 117 (55.2%)

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 Center of the Socioeconomic and Political Monitoring. Verkhoyansky District Archived April 18, 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. ^ "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010. Национальный состав населения по муниципальным районам и городским округам". Archived from the original on March 5, 2016. Retrieved October 25, 2020.
  13. ^ Verkhoyansky Ulus (Raion) Archived November 13, 2013, at the Wayback Machine Official website of the Sakha Republic

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