Momsky District

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Momsky District
Момский улус (Russian)
Муома улууhа (Yakut)
Momsky ulus location.PNG
Location of Momsky District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 66°27′N 143°13′E / 66.450°N 143.217°E / 66.450; 143.217Coordinates: 66°27′N 143°13′E / 66.450°N 143.217°E / 66.450; 143.217
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Bourdach Mountain, Momsky District
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Coat of arms
Flag
Location
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakha Republic[1]
Administrative structure (as of June 2009)
Administrative center selo of Khonuu[2]
Administrative divisions:[2]
Rural okrugs 6
Inhabited localities:[2]
Rural localities 7
Municipal structure (as of April 2012)
Municipally incorporated as Momsky Municipal District[3]
Municipal divisions:[4]
Urban settlements 0
Rural settlements 6
Statistics
Area (June 2009) 104,600 km2 (40,400 sq mi)[2]
Population (2010 Census) 4,452 inhabitants[5]
• Urban 0%
• Rural 100%
Density 0.04/km2 (0.10/sq mi)[6]
Time zone MAGT (UTC+11:00)[7]
Established May 20, 1931[2]
Momsky District on WikiCommons
Population of Momsky District
2010 Census 4,452[5]
2002 Census 4,699[8]
1989 Census 5,505[9]
1979 Census 4,202[10]

Momsky District (Russian: Момский улу́с; Sakha: Муома улууһа, Muoma uluuha, IPA: [muoma uluːha]) 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 northeast of the republic. The area of the district is 104,600 square kilometers (40,400 sq mi).[2] Its administrative center is the rural locality (a selo) of Khonuu.[2] As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 4,452, with the population of Khonuu accounting for 55.6% of that number.[5]

Geography[edit]

The landscape of the district is mostly mountainous. The highest point (3,147 meters (10,325 ft)) of the Chersky Range, Mount Pobeda, is located in the district. The main river in the district is the Indigirka with its tributaries the Moma and the Chibagalakh.

Climate[edit]

Average January temperature ranges from −36 to −44 °C (−33 to −47 °F) and average July temperature ranges from +6 to +14 °C (43 to 57 °F).[11] Average precipitation ranges from 150–200 millimeters (5.9–7.9 in) in the intermountain basin to 500–600 millimeters (20–24 in) in the mountains.[11]

History[edit]

The district was established on May 20, 1931.[2] Prior to that, its territory was a part of Verkhoyansky District.[citation needed]

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Momsky District is one of the thirty-four in the republic.[1] The district is divided into six rural okrugs (naslegs) which comprise seven rural localities.[2] As a municipal division, the district is incorporated as Momsky Municipal District.[3] Its six rural okrugs are incorporated into six rural settlements within the municipal district.[4] The selo of Khonuu 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*
Indigirsky
(Индигирский)
387
Momsky
(Момский)
2,607
  • selo of Khonuu (administrative center of the district)
  • selo of Suon-Tit
Sobolokhsky
(Соболохский)
304
Tebyulekhsky
(Тебюлехский)
198
Ulakhan-Chistaysky
(Улахан-Чистайский)
713
Chybagalakhsky
(Чыбагалахский)
243

*Administrative centers are shown in bold

Economy[edit]

The economy of the district is mostly based on agriculture, including breeding of horses and cattle, fur farming, and reindeer herding.[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 c Center of the Socioeconomic and Political Monitoring. Momsky District (in Russian)

Sources[edit]

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