Nizhny Kuranakh

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Nizhny Kuranakh
Нижний Куранах (Russian)
Аллараа Кураанах (Yakut)
-  Urban-type settlement[1]  -
Вид на Нижний Куранах с дороги - panoramio.jpg
View of Nizhny Kuranakh from the main road
Map of Russia - Sakha (Yakutia) Republic (2008-03).svg
Location of the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic in Russia
Nizhny Kuranakh is located in Sakha Republic
Nizhny Kuranakh
Nizhny Kuranakh
Location of Nizhny Kuranakh in the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic
Administrative status (as of June 2009)
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakha Republic[2]
Administrative district Aldansky District[2]
Settlement Settlement of Nizhny Kuranakh[2]
Administrative center of Settlement of Nizhny Kuranakh[2]
Municipal status (as of April 2012)
Municipal district Aldansky Municipal District[3]
Urban settlement Nizhny Kuranakh Urban Settlement[3]
Administrative center of Nizhny Kuranakh Urban Settlement[3]
Statistics
Population (2010 Census) 5,901 inhabitants[4]
Population (January 2016 est.) 5,459 inhabitants[5]
Time zone YAKT (UTC+09:00)[6]
Founded 1920s[citation needed]
Urban-type settlement status since 1950[2]
Postal code(s)[7] 678940
Nizhny Kuranakh on Wikimedia Commons
Nizhny Kuranakh population
2010 Census 5,901[4]
2002 Census 7,027[8]
1989 Census 8,190[9]
1979 Census 6,274[10]

Nizhny Kuranakh (Russian: Ни́жний Курана́х; Sakha: 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.[4]

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.[3]

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 d Law #173-Z 353-III
  4. ^ 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. Retrieved June 29, 2012.
  5. ^ Sakha Republic (Yakutia) Territorial Branch of the Federal State Statistics Service. Численность населения по районам республики на 1 января 2016 года (in Russian)
  6. ^ 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.).
  7. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (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). 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. ^ 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. (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.).