Suntarsky District

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Suntarsky District
Сунтарский улус (Russian)
Сунтаар улууhа (Sakha)
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Location of Suntarsky District in the Sakha Republic
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Coat of arms
Flag
Location
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakha Republic[1]
Administrative structure (as of June 2009)
Administrative center selo of Suntar[2]
Administrative divisions:[2]
rural okrug 26
Inhabited localities:[2]
Rural localities 39
Municipal structure (as of December 2008)
Municipally incorporated as Suntarsky Municipal District[3]
Municipal divisions:[4]
Urban settlements 0
Rural settlements 26
Statistics
Area (June 2009) 57,800 km2 (22,300 sq mi)[2]
Population (2010 Census) 25,140 inhabitants[5]
- Urban 0%
- Rural 100%
Density 0.43 /km2 (1.1 /sq mi)[6]
Time zone YAKT (UTC+10:00)[7]
Established January 9, 1930[8]
Suntarsky District on WikiCommons

Suntarsky District (Russian: Сунта́рский улу́с; Sakha: Сунтаар 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 western central part of the republic and borders with Nyurbinsky District in the north and northeast, Verkhnevilyuysky District in the east, Olyokminsky District in the southeast, Lensky District in the southwest, and with Mirninsky District in the west. The area of the district is 57,800 square kilometers (22,300 sq mi).[2] Its administrative center is the rural locality (a selo) of Suntar.[2] Population: 25,140 (2010 Census);[5] 25,485 (2002 Census);[9] 26,035 (1989 Census).[10] The population of Suntar accounts for 39.9% of the district's total population.[5]

Geography[edit]

The main river in the district is the Vilyuy.

Climate[edit]

Average January temperature ranges from −34 to −50 °C (−29 to −58 °F) and average July temperature ranges from +17 to +18 °C (63 to 64 °F).[8] Annual precipitation is about 250–300 millimeters (9.8–11.8 in).[8]

History[edit]

The district was established on January 9, 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 agriculture.[8] There are deposits of gold, brown coal, gypsum, anhydrite, construction materials, and others minerals.

Transportation[edit]

The Vilyuy Highway runs through the district, connecting it with Yakutsk, Vilyuysk, and Mirny. There is an airport in Suntar.

Inhabited localities[edit]

Municipal composition
Rural settlements Population Male Female Rural localities in jurisdiction*
Allaginsky Nasleg
(Аллагинский)
447 224 (50.1%) 223 (49.9%)
Arylakhsky Nasleg
(Арылахский)
667 319 (47.8%) 348 (52.2%)
Bordonsky Nasleg
(Бордонский)
904 461 (51.0%) 443 (49.0%)
Vilyuchansky Nasleg
(Вилючанский)
672 327 (48.7%) 345 (51.3%)
Zharkhansky Nasleg
(Жарханский)
513 253 (49.3%) 260 (50.7%)
Ilimnirsky Nasleg
(Илимнирский)
250 140 (56.0%) 110 (44.0%)
Kempendyaysky Nasleg
(Кемпендяйский)
448 204 (45.5%) 244 (54.5%)
Krestyakhsky Nasleg
(Крестяхский)
882 453 (51.4%) 429 (48.6%)
Kuokuninsky Nasleg
(Куокунинский)
591 310 (52.5%) 281 (47.5%)
Kutaninsky Nasleg
(Кутанинский)
1,013 498 (49.2%) 515 (50.8%)
Kyukyaisky Nasleg
(Кюкяйский)
394 206 (52.3%) 188 (47.7%)
Kyundyayinsky Nasleg
(Кюндяйинский)
832 416 (50.0%) 416 (50.0%)
Mar-Kyuyolsky Nasleg
(Мар-Кюёльский)
506 249 (49.2%) 257 (50.8%)
Nakharinsky Nasleg
(Нахаринский)
113 62 (54.9%) 51 (45.1%)
Suntarsky Nasleg
(Сунтарский)
10,034 4,661 (46.5%) 5,373 (53.5%)
  • selo of Suntar (Administrative centre of the district)
Tenkinsky Nasleg
(Тенкинский)
93 50 (53.8%) 43 (46.2%)
Toybokhoysky Nasleg
(Тойбохойский)
1,600 769 (48.1%) 831 (51.9%)
Tolonsky Nasleg
(Толонский)
127 67 (52.8%) 60 (47.2%)
Tuoydakhsky Nasleg
(Туойдахский)
157 92 (58.6%) 65 (41.4%)
Tyubyaysky Nasleg
(Тюбяйский)
305 154 (50.5%) 151 (49.5%)
Tyubyay-Zharkhansky Nasleg
(Тюбяй-Жарханский)
664 330 (49.7%) 334 (50.3%)
Ustinsky Nasleg
(Устьинский)
337 163 (48.4%) 174 (51.6%)
Khadansky Nasleg
(Хаданский)
436 232 (53.2%) 204 (46.8%)
Khorinsky Nasleg
(Хоринский)
272 133 (48.6%) 139 (51.1%)
Sheinsky Nasleg
(Шеинский)
851 422 (49.6%) 429 (50.4%)
Elgyaysky Nasleg
(Эльгяйский)
2,032 974 (47.9%) 1,058 (52.7%)

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 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. 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. Suntarsky District (Russian)
  9. ^ 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). Retrieved August 9, 2014. 
  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). Институт демографии Национального исследовательского университета: Высшая школа экономики [Institute of Demography at the National Research University: Higher School of Economics]. Retrieved August 9, 2014. 
  11. ^ Suntarsky 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.).

Coordinates: 62°09′27″N 117°38′39″E / 62.15750°N 117.64417°E / 62.15750; 117.64417