Mayya (rural locality)
|Mayya (in English)
|- Rural locality -
View of Mayya, Sakha Republic
Location of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic in Russia
|Administrative status (as of June 2009)|
|Federal subject||Sakha Republic|
|Administrative district||Megino-Kangalassky District|
|Village||Village of Mayya|
|Administrative center of||Village of Mayya|
|Municipal status (as of April 2012)|
|Municipal district||Megino-Kangalassky Municipal District|
|Rural settlement||Mayya Rural Settlement|
|Administrative center of||Mayya Rural Settlement|
|Population (2010 Census)||7,288 inhabitants|
|Time zone||YAKT (UTC+09:00)|
|Mayya on Wikimedia Commons|
Mayya (Russian: Майя, Yakut: Майа) is a rural locality (a selo), the only inhabited locality, and the administrative center of the Selo of Maya of Megino-Kangalassky District in the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 34 kilometers (21 mi) from Nizhny Bestyakh, the administrative center of the district. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 7,288, of whom 3,385 were male and 3,903 female, up from 7,023 as recorded during the 2002 Census.
The village, inhabited mainly by Yakuts, was founded in 1902. It was made the administrative centre of the Megino-Kangalassky District upon its formation in 1930, a position it held until 2007, when the administration was moved to the more central, though smaller, settlement of Nizhny Bestyakh, located around 30 km north-west.
- Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Divisions of the Sakha Republic
- Law #173-Z 353-III
- 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.
- This figure is given for the Selo of Mayya, a municipal formation of Megino-Kangalassky Municipal District. According to Law #173-Z 353-III, Maya is the only inhabited locality on the territory of this municipal formation.
- 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.).
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