Lensky District, Sakha Republic

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Lensky District
Ленский улус (Russian)
Ленскэй улууһа (Sakha)
Lensky ulus location.PNG
Location of Lensky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 60°43′N 114°55′E / 60.717°N 114.917°E / 60.717; 114.917Coordinates: 60°43′N 114°55′E / 60.717°N 114.917°E / 60.717; 114.917
Coat of Arms of Lensk rayon (Yakutia).png
Coat of arms
Location
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakha Republic[1]
Administrative structure (as of June 2009)
Administrative center town of Lensk[2]
Administrative divisions:[2]
Towns under district jurisdiction 1
Settlements 2
Rural okrugs 8
Inhabited localities:[2]
Cities/towns 1
Urban-type settlements 2
Rural localities 16
Municipal structure (as of December 2008)
Municipally incorporated as Lensky Municipal District[3]
Municipal divisions:[4]
Urban settlements 3
Rural settlements 8
Statistics
Area (June 2009) 77,000 km2 (30,000 sq mi)[2]
Population (2010 Census) 39,765 inhabitants[5]
- Urban 87.0%
- Rural 13.0%
Density 0.52 /km2 (1.3 /sq mi)[6]
Time zone YAKT (UTC+10:00)[7]
Established January 30, 1930[8]
Official website

Lensky District (Russian: Ле́нский улу́с; Sakha: Ленскэй 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 southwest of the republic and borders with Mirninsky District in the north, Suntarsky District in the northeast, Olyokminsky District in the east, and with Irkutsk Oblast in the south and west. The area of the district is 77,000 square kilometers (30,000 sq mi).[2] Its administrative center is the town of Lensk.[2] Population: 39,765 (2010 Census);[5] 38,669 (2002 Census);[9] 49,702 (1989 Census).[10] The population of Lensk accounts for 62.8% of the district's total population.[5]

Geography[edit]

The main river in the district is the Lena with its tributaries the Vitim and the Nyuya.

Climate[edit]

Average January temperature is −32 °C (−26 °F) and average July temperature is +16–17 °C (61–63 °F).[8] Annual precipitation is 300–400 millimeters (12–16 in).[8]

History[edit]

The district was established on January 30, 1930.[8]

Demographics[edit]

As of the 1989 Census, the ethnic composition was as follows:[8]

Economy[edit]

The economy of the district is mostly based on timber industry, production of construction materials, and food industry.[8]

Inhabited localities[edit]

Municipal composition
Towns / Cities Population Male Female Inhabited localities in jurisdiction
Lensk
(Ленск)
24,966 12,327 (49.4%) 12,639 (50.6%)
  • Town of Lensk (administrative centre of the district)
Urban settlements Population Male Female Inhabited localities in jurisdiction
Vitim Urban Settlement
(Витим)
4,376 2,277 (52.0%) 2,099 (48.0%)
Peleduy Urban Settlement
(Пеледуй)
5,262 2,742 (52.1%) 2,520 (47.9%)
Rural settlements Population Male Female Rural localities in jurisdiction*
Bechenchinsky Nasleg
(Беченчинский)
786 397 (50.5%) 389 (49.5%)
Murbaysky Nasleg
(Мурбайский)
350 173 (49.4%) 177 (50.6%)
Natorsky Nasleg
(Наторский)
441 219 (49.7%) 222 (50.3%)
Nyuysky Nasleg
(Нюйский)
1,544 771 (49.9%) 773 (50.1%)
Orto-Nakharinsky Nasleg
(Орто-Нахаринский)
689 342 (49.6%) 347 (50.4%)
Saldykelsky Nasleg
(Салдыкельский)
424 211 (49.8%) 231 (50.2%)
Tolonsky Nasleg
(Толонский)
426 221 (51.9%) 225 (48.1%)
Yaroslavsky Nasleg
(Ярославский)
501 256 (51.1%) 245 (49.9%)

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 e f Center of the Socioeconomic and Political Monitoring. Lensky 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. ^ Lensky 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.).