Gorny District

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Gorny District

Горный улус
Other transcription(s)
 • SakhaГорнай улууһа
Berdigestyakh, on the Maatta River
Berdigestyakh, on the Maatta River
Flag of Gorny District
Flag
Coat of arms of Gorny District
Coat of arms
Location of Gorny District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 62°06′N 126°42′E / 62.100°N 126.700°E / 62.100; 126.700Coordinates: 62°06′N 126°42′E / 62.100°N 126.700°E / 62.100; 126.700
CountryRussia
Federal subjectSakha Republic[1]
EstablishedJune 25, 1931[2]
Administrative centerBerdigestyakh[2]
Area
 • Total45,600 km2 (17,600 sq mi)
Population
 • Total11,706
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
11,975 (+2.3%)
 • Density0.26/km2 (0.66/sq mi)
 • Urban
0%
 • Rural
100%
Administrative structure
 • Administrative divisions9 Rural okrugs
 • Inhabited localities[2]1 Urban-type settlements[5], 16 Rural localities
Municipal structure
 • Municipally incorporated asGorny Municipal District[6]
 • Municipal divisions[7]0 Urban settlements, 9 Rural settlements
Time zoneUTC+9 (MSK+6 Edit this on Wikidata[8])
OKTMO ID98620000
Population of Gorny District
2010 Census11,706[3]
2002 Census11,422[9]
1989 Census10,034[10]
1979 Census7,977[11]

Gorny District (Russian: Го́рный улу́с; Yakut: Горнай улууһа, Gornay uluuha) 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 center of the republic and borders Vilyuysky and Kobyaysky Districts in the north, Namsky District and the territory of the city of republic significance of Yakutsk in the east, Khangalassky District in the south, Olyokminsky District in the southwest, and Verkhnevilyuysky District in the west. The area of the district is 45,600 square kilometers (17,600 sq mi).[2] Its administrative center is the rural locality (a selo) of Berdigestyakh.[2] As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 11,706, with the population of Berdigestyakh accounting for 55.2% of that number.[3]

Geography[edit]

The main rivers in the district are the Sinyaya and the Sitte, both of which are left tributaries of the Lena.

Climate[edit]

Average January temperature ranges from −36 °C (−33 °F) in the west to −40 °C (−40 °F) in the east and average July temperature is +16–+17 °C (61–63 °F). Average annual precipitation is 200–250 millimeters (7.9–9.8 in).[12]

History[edit]

The district was established on June 25, 1931.[2]

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Gorny District is one of the thirty-four in the republic.[1] The district is divided into nine rural okrugs (naslegs) which comprise sixteen rural localities.[2] As a municipal division, the district is incorporated as Gorny Municipal District.[6] Its nine rural okrugs are incorporated into nine rural settlements within the municipal district.[7] The selo of Berdigestyakh serves as the administrative center of both the administrative[2] and municipal[6] district.

Inhabited localities[edit]

Administrative[2]/municipal[7] composition
Rural okrugs/Rural settlements Population Rural localities in jurisdiction*
Atamaysky
(Атамайский)
673
Berdigestyakhsky
(Бердигестяхский)
6,472
Kirovsky
(Кировский)
633
Maganinsky
(Маганинский)
536
Maltaninsky
(Малтанинский)
671
Mytakhsky
(Мытахский)
620
Odununsky
(Одунунский)
1,016
Oktyabrsky
(Октябрьский)
541
Shologonsky
(Шологонский)
544

*Administrative centers are shown in bold

Economy[edit]

The economy of the district is mostly based on agriculture.[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 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 the Socioeconomic and Political Monitoring. Gorny District Archived September 21, 2012, at the Wayback Machine (in Russian)

Sources[edit]

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