Barguzinsky District

Barguzinsky District (Russian: Баргузи́нский райо́н; Buryat: Баргажанай аймаг, Bargajanai aimag) is an administrative[1] and municipal[7] district (raion), one of the twenty-one in the Republic of Buryatia, Russia. It is located in the northeast of the republic. The area of the district is 18,553 square kilometers (7,163 sq mi).[3] Its administrative center is the rural locality (a selo) of Barguzin.[1] As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 23,598, with the population of Barguzin accounting for 24.2% of that number.[4]

Barguzinsky District
Баргузинский район
Other transcription(s)
 • BuryatБаргажанай аймаг
Zmeinaya Bay in Barguzinsky District
Zmeinaya Bay in Barguzinsky District
Flag of Barguzinsky District
Coat of arms of Barguzinsky District
Location of Barguzinsky District in the Buryat Republic
Coordinates: 53°37′N 109°37′E / 53.617°N 109.617°E / 53.617; 109.617Coordinates: 53°37′N 109°37′E / 53.617°N 109.617°E / 53.617; 109.617
CountryRussia
Federal subjectRepublic of Buryatia[1]
EstablishedDecember 23, 1923[2][3]
Administrative centerBarguzin[1]
Area
 • Total18,553 km2 (7,163 sq mi)
Population
 • Total23,598
 • Estimate 
(2018)[5]
22,035 (−6.6%)
 • Density1.3/km2 (3.3/sq mi)
 • Urban
30.4%
 • Rural
69.6%
Administrative structure
 • Administrative divisions1 Urban-type settlements, 6 Selsoviets, 3 Somons
 • Inhabited localities[1]1 Urban-type settlements[6], 33 Rural localities
Municipal structure
 • Municipally incorporated asBarguzinsky Municipal District[7]
 • Municipal divisions[7]1 Urban settlements, 9 Rural settlements
Time zoneUTC+8 (MSK+5 Edit this on Wikidata[8])
OKTMO ID81603000
Websitehttp://barguzin.su
Population of Barguzinsky District
2010 Census23,598[4]
2002 Census26,256[9]
1989 Census27,585[10]
1979 Census27,164[11]

GeographyEdit

The district is situated at the mouth of the Barguzin River within the Barguzin Valley. The absolute height of the bottom of the basin ranges from 500 to 700 meters (1,600 to 2,300 ft), whereas the elevation of the surrounding mountain ranges up to 2,000–2,700 meters (6,600–8,900 ft) above sea level.

In floodplain areas and terraces, the Barguzin River and its tributaries are characterized by the alternation of a mosaic of meadow steppe, steppe, and wetland spaces. Forest vegetation prevails in the foothill areas and on the slopes of the rivers, up to 1,100–1,300 meters (3,600–4,300 ft) altitude. The forests are rich in berries, mushrooms, and nuts.

HistoryEdit

The district was established on December 23, 1923.[2][3]

Administrative and municipal statusEdit

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Barguzinsky District is one of the twenty-one in the Republic of Buryatia.[1] It is divided into one urban-type settlement (an administrative division with the administrative center in the urban-type settlement (an inhabited locality) of Ust-Barguzin), six selsoviets, and three somons, which comprise thirty-three rural localities.[1] As a municipal division, the district is incorporated as Barguzinsky Municipal District.[7] The urban-type settlement is incorporated as an urban settlement, and the six selsoviets and three somons are incorporated as nine rural settlements within the municipal district.[7] The selo of Barguzin serves as the administrative center of both the administrative[1] and municipal[7] district.

ReferencesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Resolution #431
  2. ^ a b Official website of Barguzinsky District (in Russian)
  3. ^ a b c d Official website of the Buryat Republic. Information about Barguzinsky District (in Russian)
  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.
  5. ^ "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ a b c d e f Law #985-III
  8. ^ "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  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).
  10. ^ 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.
  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] (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.

SourcesEdit

  • Правительство Республики Бурятия. Постановление №431 от 18 ноября 2009 г. «О реестре административно-территориальных единиц и населённых пунктов Республики Бурятия», в ред. Постановления №573 от 13 ноября 2015 г. «О внесении изменений в Постановление Правительства Республики Бурятия от 18.11.2009 №431 "О реестре административно-территориальных единиц и населённых пунктов Республики Бурятия"». Вступил в силу 18 ноября 2009 г. Опубликован: "Бурятия", №216, Официальный вестник №120, 21 ноября 2009 г. (Government of the Republic of Buryatia. Resolution #431 of November 18, 2009 On the Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Units and the Inhabited Localities of the Republic of Buryatia, as amended by the Resolution #573 of November 13, 2015 On Amending Resolution #431 of November 18, 2009 of the Government of the Republic of Buryatia "On the Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Units and the Inhabited Localities of the Republic of Buryatia". Effective as of November 18, 2009.).
  • Народный Хурал Республики Бурятия. Закон №985-III от 31 декабря 2004 г. «Об установлении границ, образовании и наделении статусом муниципальных образований в Республике Бурятия», в ред. Закона №1411-V от 14 октября 2015 г. «О внесении изменений в Закон Республики Бурятия "Об установлении границ, образовании и наделении статусом муниципальных образований в Республике Бурятия"». Вступил в силу со дня официального опубликования. Опубликован: "Бурятия", №1, Официальный вестник №1, 12 января 2005 г. (People's Khural of the Republic of Buryatia. Law #985-III of December 31, 2004 On Establishing the Borders, Creating, and Granting a Status to the Municipal Formations in the Republic of Buryatia, as amended by the Law #1411-V of October 14, 2015 On Amending the Law of the Republic of Buryatia "On Establishing the Borders, Creating, and Granting a Status to the Municipal Formations in the Republic of Buryatia". Effective as of the day of the official publication.).