Amginsky District

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Amginsky District
Амгинский улус (Russian)
Амма улууhа (Yakut)
Amginsky District in Sakha.svg
Location of Amginsky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 60°24′N 130°54′E / 60.400°N 130.900°E / 60.400; 130.900Coordinates: 60°24′N 130°54′E / 60.400°N 130.900°E / 60.400; 130.900
Coat of Arms of Amginsky rayon (Yakutia).png
Flag of Amginsky rayon.png
Coat of arms
Flag
Location
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakha Republic[1]
Administrative structure (as of June 2009)
Administrative center selo of Amga[2]
Administrative divisions:[2]
Rural okrugs 14
Inhabited localities:[2]
Rural localities 21
Municipal structure (as of April 2012)
Municipally incorporated as Amginsky Municipal District[3]
Municipal divisions:[4]
Urban settlements 0
Rural settlements 14
Statistics
Area (June 2009) 29,400 km2 (11,400 sq mi)[2]
Population (2010 Census) 17,183 inhabitants[5]
• Urban 0%
• Rural 100%
Density 0.58/km2 (1.5/sq mi)[6]
Time zone YAKT (UTC+09:00)[7]
Established January 9, 1930[2]
Official website
Amginsky District on WikiCommons
Population of Amginsky District
2010 Census 17,183[5]
2002 Census 17,251[8]
1989 Census 15,452[9]
1979 Census 12,547[10]

Amginsky District (Russian: Амги́нский улу́с; Yakut: Амма улууһа, Amma uluuha) 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 southeast of the republic and borders with Churapchinsky District in the north, Ust-Maysky District in the east and southeast, Aldansky District in the south and southwest, and with Khangalassky and Megino-Kangalassky Districts in the northwest. The area of the district is 29,400 square kilometers (11,400 sq mi).[2] Its administrative center is the rural locality (a selo) of Amga.[2] As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 17,183, with the population of Amga accounting for 38.0% of that number.[5]

Geography[edit]

Amginsky is on flat terrain of the Prilenskoye Plateau (Lena Plateau). The main river in the district is the Amga, which flows from southwest to northwest through the middle of district. The Amga enters the Aldan River about 140 km northeast of Amginsky District, which in turn flows west to the Lena River.[11] Amginsky District is about 100 km southeast of Yakutsk on the Lena.

Climate[edit]

Average January temperature ranges from −42 to −38 °C (−44 to −36 °F) and average July temperature ranges from +16 to +18 °C (61 to 64 °F). Average precipitation is about 200–250 millimeters (7.9–9.8 in).

History[edit]

The district was established on January 9, 1930.[2]

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Amginsky District is one of the thirty-four in the republic.[1] The district is divided into fourteen rural okrugs (naslegs) which comprise twenty-one rural localities.[2] As a municipal division, the district is incorporated as Amginsky Municipal District.[3] Its fourteen rural okrugs are incorporated into fourteen rural settlements within the municipal district.[4] The selo of Amga serves as the administrative center of both the administrative[2] and municipal[3] district.

Inhabited localities[edit]

Administrative[2]/municipal[4] composition
Rural okrugs/Rural settlements Population[5] Rural localities in jurisdiction*
Abaginsky
(Абагинский)
1,192
Altansky
(Алтанский)
814
Amgino-Nakharinsky
(Амгино-Нахаринский)
628
Amginsky
(Амгинский)
6,533
  • selo of Amga (administrative center of the district)
Betyunsky
(Бетюнский)
1,216
Bolugursky
(Болугурский)
1,507
Maysky
(Майский)
682
Myandiginsky
(Мяндигинский)
435
Satagaysky
(Сатагайский)
570
Somorsunsky
(Соморсунский)
859
Sulgachchinsky
(Сулгаччинский)
709
Chakyrsky
(Чакырский)
579
Chapchylgansky
(Чапчылганский)
862
Emissky
(Эмисский)
597

*Administrative centers are shown in bold

Economy[edit]

Because of the flat terrain and relatively mild summer climate, Amginsky District supports agriculture, primarily livestock, potatoes, fodder crops and timber. There are also deposits of construction materials.[11]

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 Law #172-Z #351-III
  4. ^ a b c 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 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.
  7. ^ 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.).
  8. ^ 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. 
  9. ^ 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. 
  10. ^ "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. 
  11. ^ a b "Georgraphy and History of the Region". Amginsky District (Official Website). Amginsky District. Retrieved 18 December 2016. 

Sources[edit]

  • Official website of the Sakha Republic. Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Divisions of the Sakha Republic. Amginsky 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.).