Zhatay

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Zhatay (English)
Жатай (Russian)
-  Settlement of urban type  -
Map of Russia - Sakha (Yakutia) Republic (2008-03).svg
Location of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic in Russia
Zhatay is located in Sakha Republic
Zhatay
Zhatay
Location of Zhatay in the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic
Coordinates: 62°09′31″N 129°49′44″E / 62.15861°N 129.82889°E / 62.15861; 129.82889Coordinates: 62°09′31″N 129°49′44″E / 62.15861°N 129.82889°E / 62.15861; 129.82889
Coat of arms of Zhatay.png
Coat of arms
Administrative status
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakha Republic
Administratively subordinated to city of republic significance of Yakutsk[citation needed]
Municipal status
Urban okrug Zhatay Urban Okrug[citation needed]
Administrative center of Zhatay Urban Okrug[citation needed]
Statistics
Population (2010 Census) 9,504 inhabitants[1]
Time zone YAKT (UTC+10:00)[2]
Settlement of urban type status since April 28, 1948[3]
Previous names Zhataystroy[citation needed]
Official website

Zhatay (Russian: Жата́й; IPA: [ʐɐˈtaj]; Sakha: Сатай, Һатай)) is an urban locality (a settlement) in the Sakha Republic, Russia, located on the left bank of the Lena River, 15 kilometers (9.3 mi) downstream of Yakutsk. Population: 9,504 (2010 Census);[1] 8,405 (2002 Census);[4] 8,152 (1989 Census).[5]

History[edit]

Previously called Zhataystroy (Жатайстрой), it was granted urban-type settlement status and renamed on April 28, 1948.[3]

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Zhatay and eleven rural localities are subordinated to the city of republic significance of Yakutsk, which is an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts. As a municipal division, Zhatay is incorporated as Zhatay Urban Okrug. Yakutsk and the eleven rural localities are independently incorporated as Yakutsk Urban Okrug.

Transportation[edit]

Zhatay is a river port with a shipyard.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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. 
  2. ^ 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.).
  3. ^ a b Official website of Zhatay. History (Russian)
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ 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.