Aldansky District

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Aldansky District
Алданский улус (Russian)
Алдан улууһа (Yakut)
Aldansky District in Sakha.svg
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
Автомобильный мост через реку Алдан в Томмоте.JPG
A bridge across the Aldan River in Tommot, Aldansky District
Coat of Arms of Aldan rayon (Yakutia).png
Flag of Aldansky rayon.png
Coat of arms
Flag
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[3] 4
Rural localities 13
Municipal structure (as of December 2008)
Municipally incorporated as Aldansky Municipal District[4]
Municipal divisions:[5]
Urban settlements 4
Rural settlements 3
Statistics
Area (June 2009) 156,800 km2 (60,500 sq mi)[2]
Population (2010 Census) 42,632 inhabitants[6]
• Urban 89.5%
• Rural 10.5%
Population (January 2016 est.) 40,431 inhabitants[7]
Density 0.27/km2 (0.70/sq mi)[8]
Time zone YAKT (UTC+09:00)[9]
Established May 5, 1930[2]
Official website
Aldansky District on WikiCommons
Population of Aldansky District
2010 Census 42,632[6]
2002 Census 49,346[10]
1989 Census 63,812[11]
1979 Census 53,207[12]

Aldansky District (Russian: Алда́нский улу́с; Yakut: Алдан улууһа, Aldan uluuha, IPA: [aldan uluːha]) is an administrative[1] and municipal[4] 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] As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 42,632, with the population of Aldan accounting for 49.9% of that number.[6]

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 varies from 300 millimeters (12 in) in the north to 600 millimeters (24 in) in the south.[13]

History[edit]

The district was established on May 5, 1930.[2]

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Aldansky District is one of the thirty-four in the republic.[1] It is divided into two towns (administrative divisions with the administrative centers in the towns (inhabited localities) of Aldan and Tommot), four settlements (administrative divisions with the administrative centers in the urban-type settlements (inhabited localities) of Bezymyanny, Lebediny, Leninsky, and Nizhny Kuranakh), and three rural okrugs (naslegs), all of which comprise thirteen rural localities.[2] As a municipal division, the district is incorporated as Aldansky Municipal District.[4] Within the municipal district, the Town of Aldan is incorporated into Aldan Urban Settlement, the Town of Tommot and the Settlement of Bezymyanny are incorporated into Tommot Urban Settlement, the Settlements of Lebediny and Leninsky are incorporated into Leninsky Urban Settlement, the Settlement of Nizhny Kuranakh is incorporated into Nizhny Kuranakh Urban Settlement, and the three rural okrugs are incorporated into three rural settlements.[5] The town of Aldan serves as the administrative center of both the administrative[2] and municipal[4] district.

Inhabited localities[edit]

Administrative[2]/municipal[5] composition
Towns/Urban settlements Population[6] Inhabited localities in municipal jurisdiction
Aldan
(Алдан)
21,529
Tommot
(Томмот)
8,695
Settlements/Urban settlements Population[6] Inhabited localities in municipal jurisdiction
Leninsky
(Ленинский)
3,051
  • urban-type settlement of Leninsky
  • urban-type settlement of Lebediny
    (administratively, a part of the Settlement of Lebediny)
  • selo of Orochen 1-y
    (administratively, a part of the Settlement of Lebediny)
  • selo of Yakokut
Nizhny Kuranakh
(Нижний Куранах)
6,806
Rural okrugs/Rural settlements Population[6] Rural localities in jurisdiction
Anaminsky
(Анаминский)
573
Belletsky
(Беллетский)
1,760
Chagdinsky
(Чагдинский)
218

*Administrative centers are shown in bold

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.[13]

Demographics[edit]

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

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Constitution of the Sakha Republic, Article 45
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Divisions of the Sakha Republic
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ a b c d Law #172-Z #351-III
  5. ^ a b c Law #173-Z #354-III
  6. ^ a b c d e f 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. 
  7. ^ Sakha Republic (Yakutia) Territorial Branch of the Federal State Statistics Service. Численность населения по районам республики на 1 января 2016 года (in Russian)
  8. ^ 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 is only approximate 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.
  9. ^ Правительство Российской Федерации. Федеральный закон №107-ФЗ от 3 июня 2011 г. «Об исчислении времени», в ред. Федерального закона №271-ФЗ от 03 июля 2016 г. «О внесении изменений в Федеральный закон "Об исчислении времени"». Вступил в силу по истечении шестидесяти дней после дня официального опубликования (6 августа 2011 г.). Опубликован: "Российская газета", №120, 6 июня 2011 г. (Government of the Russian Federation. Federal Law #107-FZ of June 31, 2011 On Calculating Time, as amended by the Federal Law #271-FZ of July 03, 2016 On Amending Federal Law "On Calculating Time". Effective as of after sixty days following the day of the official publication.).
  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). Retrieved August 9, 2014. 
  11. ^ 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. 
  12. ^ "Всесоюзная перепись населения 1979 г. Национальный состав населения по регионам России. (All Union Population Census of 1979. Ethnic composition of the population by regions of Russia.)". Всесоюзная перепись населения 1979 года (All-Union Population Census of 1979) (in Russian). Demoscope Weekly (website of the Institute of Demographics of the State University—Higher School of Economics. 1979. Retrieved 2008-11-25. 
  13. ^ a b Center of Socioeconomic and Political Monitoring. Aldansky District (in Russian) Archived March 6, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.

Sources[edit]

  • Official website of the Sakha Republic. Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Divisions of the Sakha Republic. Aldansky District. (in Russian)
  • 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 №1535-З №597-V от 27 ноября 2015 г. «О внесении изменений в статьи 1 и 2 Закона 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 #1535-Z No. 597-V of November 27, 2015 On Amending Articles 1 and 2 of 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.).