Aldansky District

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Aldansky District

Алданский улус
Other transcription(s)
 • YakutАлдан улууһа
A bridge across the Aldan River in Tommot, Aldansky District
A bridge across the Aldan River in Tommot, Aldansky District
Flag of Aldansky District
Flag
Coat of arms of Aldansky District
Coat of arms
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
CountryRussia
Federal subjectSakha Republic[1]
EstablishedMay 5, 1930[2]
Administrative centerAldan[2]
Area
 • Total156,800 km2 (60,500 sq mi)
Population
 • Total42,632
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
39,492 (-7.4%)
 • Density0.27/km2 (0.70/sq mi)
 • Urban
89.5%
 • Rural
10.5%
Administrative structure
 • Administrative divisions2 Towns under district jurisdiction, 4 Settlements, 3 Rural okrugs
 • Inhabited localities[2]2 Cities/towns, 4 Urban-type settlements[5], 13 Rural localities
Municipal structure
 • Municipally incorporated asAldansky Municipal District[6]
 • Municipal divisions[7]4 Urban settlements, 3 Rural settlements
Time zoneUTC+9 (UTC+09:00 Edit this on Wikidata[8])
OKTMO ID98603000
Websitehttps://web.archive.org/web/20130312061437/http://aldray.ru/
Population of Aldansky District
2010 Census42,632[3]
2002 Census49,346[9]
1989 Census63,812[10]
1979 Census53,207[11]

Aldansky District (Russian: Алда́нский улу́с; Yakut: Алдан улууһа, Aldan uluuha, IPA: [aldan uluːha]) is an administrative[1] and municipal[6] 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). Its area is larger than the country of Bangladesh. [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.[3]

Geography[edit]

The landscape of the district is mostly mountainous, dominated mainly by the Aldan Highlands. The northern end of the district is in the Lena Plateau.

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.[12]

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.[6] 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.[7] The town of Aldan serves as the administrative center of both the administrative[2] and municipal[6] district.

Inhabited localities[edit]

Administrative[2]/municipal[7] composition
Towns/Urban settlements Population[3] Inhabited localities in municipal jurisdiction
Aldan
(Алдан)
21,529
Tommot
(Томмот)
8,695
Settlements/Urban settlements Population[3] 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[3] 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.[12]

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. ^ 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.
  4. ^ "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ a b c d Law #172-Z #351-III
  7. ^ a b c Law #173-Z #354-III
  8. ^ "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  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).
  10. ^ "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]. 1989 – via Demoscope Weekly.
  11. ^ "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] (XLS). Всесоюзная перепись населения 1979 года [All-Union Population Census of 1979] (in Russian). 1979 – via Demoscope Weekly (website of the Institute of Demographics of the State University—Higher School of Economics.
  12. ^ 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.).