Aldansky District

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Not to be confused with Ust-Aldansky District.
Aldansky District
Алданский улус (Russian)
Алдан улууһа (Sakha)
Aldan uluuha location3.PNG
Location of Aldansky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 58°40′N 125°21′E / 58.667°N 125.350°E / 58.667; 125.350Coordinates: 58°40′N 125°21′E / 58.667°N 125.350°E / 58.667; 125.350
Coat of Arms of Aldan rayon (Yakutia).png
Coat of arms
Location
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakha Republic[1]
Administrative structure (as of June 2009)
Administrative center town of Aldan[2]
Administrative divisions:[2]
Towns under district jurisdiction 2
Settlements 4
Rural okrugs 3
Inhabited localities:[2]
Cities/towns 2
Urban-type settlements 4
Rural localities 13
Municipal structure (as of December 2008)
Municipally incorporated as Aldansky Municipal District[3]
Municipal divisions:[4]
Urban settlements 4
Rural settlements 3
Statistics
Area (June 2009) 156,800 km2 (60,500 sq mi)[2]
Population (2010 Census) 42,632 inhabitants[5]
- Urban 89.5%
- Rural 10.5%
Density 0.27 /km2 (0.70 /sq mi)[6]
Time zone YAKT (UTC+10:00)[7]
Established May 5, 1930[8]
Official website

Aldansky District (Russian: Алда́нский улу́с; Sakha: Алдан улууһа) is an administrative[1] and municipal[3] district (raion, or ulus), one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located in the south of the republic on the right bank of the Lena River near the mouth of the Aldan River and borders with Khangalassky and Amginsky Districts in the north, Ust-Maysky District in the northeast, Khabarovsk Krai in the east, Neryungrinsky District in the south, and with Olyokminsky District in the west and southwest. The area of the district is 156,800 square kilometers (60,500 sq mi).[2] Its administrative center is the town of Aldan.[2] Population: 42,632 (2010 Census);[5] 49,346 (2002 Census);[9] 6,097 (1989 Census).[10] The population of Aldan accounts for 49.9% of the district's total population.[5]

Geography[edit]

The landscape of the district is mostly mountainous.

Climate[edit]

Average January temperature ranges from −36 °C (−33 °F) to −30 °C (−22 °F) and average July temperature ranges from +10 °C (50 °F) to +18 °C (64 °F). Average precipitation ranges from 300 millimeters (12 in) in the north to 600 millimeters (24 in) in the south.[8]

History[edit]

The district was established on May 5, 1930.[8]

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2002 Census, the ethnic composition was as follows:[citation needed]

Economy[edit]

The economy of the district is based mostly on mining, although the production of building materials, wood processing, and food industry also have presence. There are deposits of gold, silver, platinum, molybdenum, granite, marble, and other minerals in the district.[8]

Inhabited localities[edit]

Municipal composition
Towns / Cities Population Male Female Inhabited localities in jurisdiction*
Aldan
(Алдан)
21,529 10,668 (49.6%) 10,861 (50.4%)
Tommot
(Томмот)
8,695 4,335 (49.9%) 4,360 (50.1%)
Urban settlements Population Male Female Inhabited localities in jurisdiction*
Leninsky
(Ленинский)
3,051 1,452 (47.6%) 1,599 (52.4%)
Nizhny Kuranakh
(Нижний Куранах)
6,806 3,326 (48.9%) 3,480 (51.1%)
Rural settlements Population Male Female Rural localities in jurisdiction*
Anaminsky National Nasleg
(Анаминский национальный)
573 318 (55.5%) 255 (44.5%)
Belletsky Evenk National Nasleg
(Беллетский эвенкийский национальный)
1,760 879 (49.9%) 881 (50.1%)
Chagdinsky Nasleg
(Чагдинский)
218 122 (56.0%) 96 (44.0%)

Divisional source:[11]
Population source:[5]
*Administrative centers are shown in bold

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  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 Law #172-Z #351-III
  4. ^ Law #173-Z #354-III
  5. ^ a b c d "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. 2011. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  6. ^ The value of density was calculated automatically by dividing the 2010 Census population by the area specified in the infobox. Please note that this value may not be accurate as the area specified in the infobox does not necessarily correspond to the area of the entity proper or is reported for the same year as the population.
  7. ^ Правительство Российской Федерации. Постановление №725 от 31 августа 2011 г. «О составе территорий, образующих каждую часовую зону, и порядке исчисления времени в часовых зонах, а также о признании утратившими силу отдельных Постановлений Правительства Российской Федерации». Вступил в силу по истечении 7 дней после дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Российская Газета", №197, 6 сентября 2011 г. (Government of the Russian Federation. Resolution #725 of August 31, 2011 On the Composition of the Territories Included into Each Time Zone and on the Procedures of Timekeeping in the Time Zones, as Well as on Abrogation of Several Resolutions of the Government of the Russian Federation. Effective as of after 7 days following the day of the official publication.).
  8. ^ a b c d Center of Socioeconomic and Political Monitoring. Aldansky District (Russian)
  9. ^ "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]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года (All-Russia Population Census of 2002) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. May 21, 2004. Retrieved February 9, 2012. 
  10. ^ Demoscope Weekly (1989). "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). Institute of Demographics of the State University—Higher School of Economics. Retrieved February 9, 2012. 
  11. ^ Aldansky Ulus (Raion) Official website of the Sakha Republic

Sources[edit]

  • Верховный Совет Республики Саха (Якутия). 4 апреля 1992 г. «Конституция (основной закон) Республики Саха (Якутия)», в ред. Конституционного закона №1077-З №1035-IV от 8 июня 2012 г. «О внесении изменений и дополнений в Конституцию (основной закон) Республики Саха (Якутия)». Опубликован: "Якутские ведомости", №7, 26 апреля 1992 г. (Supreme Council of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic. April 4, 1992 Constitution (Basic Law) of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic, as amended by the Constitutional Law #1077-Z No. 1035-IV of June 8, 2012 On Amending and Supplementing the Constitution (Basic Law) of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic. ).
  • Государственное Собрание (Ил Тумэн) Республики Саха (Якутия). Закон №172-З №351-III от 30 ноября 2004 г. «Об установлении границ и о наделении статусом муниципального района муниципальных образований Республики Саха (Якутия)», в ред. Закона №640-З №173-IV от 29 декабря 2008 г «О внесении изменений в Закон Республики Саха (Якутия) "Об установлении границ и о наделении статусом муниципального района муниципальных образований Республики Саха (Якутия)"». Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Якутия", №245, 31 декабря 2004 г. (State Assembly (Il Tumen) of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic. Law #172-Z No. 351-III of November 30, 2004 On Establishing the Borders and on Granting the Municipal District Status to the Municipal Formations of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic, as amended by the Law #640-Z No. 173-IV of December 29, 2008 On Amending the Law of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic "On Establishing the Borders and on Granting the Municipal District Status to the Municipal Formations of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic". Effective as of the day of the official publication.).
  • Государственное Собрание (Ил Тумэн) Республики Саха (Якутия). Закон №173-З №353-III от 30 ноября 2004 г. «Об установлении границ и о наделении статусом городского и сельского поселений муниципальных образований Республики Саха (Якутия)», в ред. Закона №1058-З №1007-IV от 25 апреля 2012 г. «О внесении изменений в Закон Республики Саха (Якутия) "Об установлении границ и о наделении статусом городского и сельского поселений муниципальных образований Республики Саха (Якутия)"». Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Якутия", №245, 31 декабря 2004 г. (State Assembly (Il Tumen) of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic. Law #173-Z No. 353-III of November 30, 2004 On Establishing the Borders and on Granting the Urban and Rural Settlement Status to the Municipal Formations of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic, as amended by the Law #1058-Z No. 1007-IV of April 25, 2012 On Amending the Law of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic "On Establishing the Borders and on Granting the Urban and Rural Settlement Status to the Municipal Formations of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic". Effective as of the day of the official publication.).

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