Nizhny Kuranakh

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Nizhny Kuranakh

Нижний Куранах
Other transcription(s)
 • YakutАллараа Кураанах
View of Nizhny Kuranakh from the main road
View of Nizhny Kuranakh from the main road
Location of Nizhny Kuranakh
Nizhny Kuranakh is located in Russia
Nizhny Kuranakh
Nizhny Kuranakh
Location of Nizhny Kuranakh
Nizhny Kuranakh is located in Sakha Republic
Nizhny Kuranakh
Nizhny Kuranakh
Nizhny Kuranakh (Sakha Republic)
Coordinates: 58°49′N 125°31′E / 58.817°N 125.517°E / 58.817; 125.517Coordinates: 58°49′N 125°31′E / 58.817°N 125.517°E / 58.817; 125.517
CountryRussia
Federal subjectSakha Republic[2]
Administrative districtAldansky District[2]
SettlementSettlement of Nizhny Kuranakh[2]
Founded1920s
Urban-type settlement status since1950[2]
Elevation
430 m (1,410 ft)
Population
 • Total5,901
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
5,251 (-11%)
 • Capital ofSettlement of Nizhny Kuranakh[2]
 • Municipal districtAldansky Municipal District[5]
 • Urban settlementNizhny Kuranakh Urban Settlement[5]
 • Capital ofNizhny Kuranakh Urban Settlement[5]
Time zoneUTC+9 (UTC+09:00 Edit this on Wikidata[6])
Postal code(s)[7]
678940
OKTMO ID98603170051
Nizhny Kuranakh population
2010 Census5,901[3]
2002 Census7,027[8]
1989 Census8,190[9]
1979 Census6,274[10]

Nizhny Kuranakh (Russian: Ни́жний Курана́х; Yakut: Аллараа Кураанах) is an urban locality (an urban-type settlement) in Aldansky District of the Sakha Republic, Russia, located 30 kilometers (19 mi) from Aldan, the administrative center of the district.[2] As of the 2010 Census, its population was 5,901.[3]

History[edit]

It was first settled in the 1920s, when gold was discovered and mining activities began.[citation needed] It was granted urban-type settlement status in 1950.[2]

Administrative and municipal status[edit]

Within the framework of administrative divisions, the urban-type settlement of Nizhny Kuranakh,[1] together with two rural localities, is incorporated within Aldansky District as the Settlement of Nizhny Kuranakh.[2] As a municipal division, the Settlement of Nizhny Kuranakh is incorporated within Aldansky Municipal District as Nizhny Kuranakh Urban Settlement.[5]

Economy[edit]

Nizhny Kuranakh is located on the Amur–Yakutsk Mainline, between the towns of Aldan and Tommot. Employment is centered mainly on the nearby open-cut gold mine. Mining company Aldanzoloto maintains its head offices in Nizhny Kuranakh and employs about 80% of its workforce.[11]

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b According to Article 7 of the Law #77-I, lower-level administrative divisions with the status of a settlement have their administrative centers in an inhabited locality with the status of an urban-type settlement. According to the Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Divisions of the Sakha Republic, Nizhny Kuranakh is the administrative center of the Settlement of Nizhny Kuranakh.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h 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. ^ a b c d Law #173-Z 353-III
  6. ^ "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  7. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) ‹See Tfd›(in Russian)
  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).
  9. ^ "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.
  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] (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.
  11. ^ Corporate Social Responsibility in the Mining Industries (Natalia Yakovleva), Ashgate Publishing Company, 2005.

Sources[edit]

  • Official website of the Sakha Republic. Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Divisions of the Sakha Republic. Aldansky District. ‹See Tfd›(in Russian)
  • 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.).