Khangalassky District

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Khangalassky District
Хангаласский улус (Russian)
Хаҥалас улууһа (Sakha)
Khangalassky ulus location.PNG
Location of Khangalassky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 61°18′N 127°12′E / 61.300°N 127.200°E / 61.300; 127.200Coordinates: 61°18′N 127°12′E / 61.300°N 127.200°E / 61.300; 127.200
Скалы «Турук Хайа» 22.JPG
Turuk Khaya rocks, a protected area of Russia in Khangalassky District
Coat of Arms of Khangalassky rayon (Yakutia).png
Coat of arms
Location
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakha Republic[1]
Administrative structure (as of June 2009)
Administrative center town of Pokrovsk[2]
Administrative divisions:[2]
Settlements 1
Rural okrugs 16
Inhabited localities:[2]
Cities/towns 1
Urban-type settlements[3] 1
Rural localities 27
Municipal structure (as of December 2008)
Municipally incorporated as Khangalassky Municipal District[4]
Municipal divisions:[5]
Urban settlements 2
Rural settlements 16
Statistics
Area (June 2009) 24,700 km2 (9,500 sq mi)[2]
Population (2010 Census) 24,557 inhabitants[6]
• Urban 27.3%
• Rural 72.7%
Density 0.99/km2 (2.6/sq mi)[7]
Time zone YAKT (UTC+09:00)[8]
Established February 10, 1930[2]
Previous names Zapadno-Kangalassky (until 1937),[citation needed]
Ordzhonikidzevsky (until 1992)[citation needed]
Official website
Khangalassky District on WikiCommons

Khangalassky District (Russian: Хангала́сский улу́с; Sakha: Хаҥалас улууһа, Xañalas uluuha, IPA: [xaŋalas 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 center of the republic and borders Megino-Kangalassky District in the east, Amginsky and Aldansky Districts in the south, Olyokminsky District in the southwest, Gorny District in the northwest, and the territory of the city of republic significance of Yakutsk in the north. The area of the district is 24,700 square kilometers (9,500 sq mi).[2] Its administrative center is the town of Pokrovsk.[2] As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district, excluding its administrative center, was 24,557.[6]

Geography[edit]

The main river in the district is the Lena. The Lena Pillars National Park is located in the district along the right bank of the Lena River and the left bank of the Sinyaya River.

The average January temperature is −40 °C (−40 °F) and the average July temperature is +19 °C (66 °F). Average annual precipitation is about 200–350 millimeters (7.9–13.8 in).

History[edit]

The district was established on February 10, 1930[2] as Zapadno-Kangalassky District (Западно-Кангаласский район).[citation needed] From 1937 to 1992, it was known as Ordzhonikidzevsky District (Орджоникидзевский район).[citation needed]

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Khangalassky District is one of the thirty-four in the republic.[1] It is divided into one town (an administrative division with the administrative center in the town (inhabited locality) of Pokrovsk), one settlement (an administrative division with the administrative center in the urban-type settlement (inhabited locality) of Mokhsogollokh), and sixteen rural okrugs (naslegs), which comprise twenty-seven rural localities.[2] As a municipal division, the district is incorporated as Khangalassky Municipal District.[4] Within the municipal district, the Town of Pokrovsk is incorporated into Pokrovsk Urban Settlement, the Settlement of Mokhsogollokh is incorporated into Mokhsogollokh Urban Settlement, and the sixteen rural okrugs are incorporated into sixteen rural settlements.[5] The town of Pokrovsk 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 jurisdiction
Pokrovsk
(Покровск)
9,495
Settlements/Urban settlements Population[6] Inhabited localities in jurisdiction
Mokhsogollokh
(Мохсоголлох)
6,698
Rural okrugs/Rural settlements Population[6] Rural localities in jurisdiction
Bestyakhsky
(Бестяхский)
2,449
Zhemkonsky 1-y
(Жемконский 1-й)
1,112
Zhemkonsky 2-y
(Жемконский 2-й)
1,019
Zhersky
(Жерский)
838
Isitsky
(Иситский)
343
Kachikatsky
(Качикатский)
1,426
Malzhagarsky 1-y
(Мальжагарский 1-й)
1,669
Malzhagarsky 2-y
(Мальжагарский 2-й)
1,118
Malzhagarsky 4-y
(Мальжагарский 4-й)
386
Malzhagarsky 5-y
(Мальжагарский 5-й)
453
Nemyuginsky
(Немюгинский)
2,266
  • selo of Oy
Oktyomsky
(Октёмский)
2,169
Sinsky
(Синский)
976
Tyokhtyursky
(Тёхтюрский)
630
Tit-Arynsky (aka Tit-Arinsky)
(Тит-Арынский, aka Тит-Аринский)
766
Tumulsky
(Тумульский)
239

*Administrative centers are shown in bold

Economy[edit]

The economy of the district is mostly based on agriculture and production of construction materials. The A360 Lena Highway runs through the district.

Demographics[edit]

Population of Khangalassky District
2010 Census 24,557[6]
2002 Census 25,109[9]
1989 Census 35,094[10]
1979 Census 27,498[11]

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. ^ 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.
  8. ^ 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.).
  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). Retrieved August 9, 2014. 
  10. ^ 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. 
  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.)". 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. 

Sources[edit]

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