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Batagay-Alyta (Russian: Батагай-Алыта; Yakut: Баатаҕай Алыыта, Baatağay Alııta, IPA: [baːtaʁaj alɯːta]), also known as Sakkyryr (Russian: Саккырыр; Yakut: Саккырыыр, Saqqırıır, IPA: [saqqɯɾɯːɾ]) is a rural locality (a selo) and the administrative center of Eveno-Bytantaysky National District in the Sakha Republic, Russia, located on the eastern flank of the Verkhoyansk Range, a few kilometers from the left bank of the Ulakhan-Sakkyryr River. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 1,832.[2]

Batagay-Alyta

Батагай-Алыта
Other transcription(s)
 • YakutБаатаҕай Алыыта
Airport Terminal
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Location of Batagay-Alyta
Batagay-Alyta is located in Russia
Batagay-Alyta
Batagay-Alyta
Location of Batagay-Alyta
Batagay-Alyta is located in Sakha Republic
Batagay-Alyta
Batagay-Alyta
Batagay-Alyta (Sakha Republic)
Coordinates: 67°47′54″N 130°24′04″E / 67.79833°N 130.40111°E / 67.79833; 130.40111Coordinates: 67°47′54″N 130°24′04″E / 67.79833°N 130.40111°E / 67.79833; 130.40111
CountryRussia
Federal subjectSakha Republic[1]
Administrative districtEveno-Bytantaysky National District[1]
Rural okrugTyugesirsky Rural Okrug[1]
Founded1936
Elevation
494 m (1,621 ft)
Population
 • Total1,832
 • Capital ofEveno-Bytantaysky National District[1], Tyugesirsky Rural Okrug[1]
 • Municipal districtEveno-Bytantaysky Municipal District[3]
 • Rural settlementTyugesirsky Rural Settlement[3]
 • Capital ofEveno-Bytantaysky Municipal District[3], Tyugesirsky Rural Settlement[3]
Time zoneUTC+9 (MSK+6 Edit this on Wikidata[4])
Postal code(s)[5]
678580
OKTMO ID98659420101

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HistoryEdit

It was founded in 1936 as the administrative center for the then newly created Sakkyryrsky District.[citation needed] It lost this function with the dissolution of the district in 1963, but regained it with the creation of Eveno-Bytantaysky District in 1989.

DemographicsEdit

Population: 1,832 (2010 Census);[2] 1,722 (2002 Census).[6]

The population includes a large proportion of Evens, with the Even language taught in the local school.

TransportationEdit

Batagay-Alyta is served by the Sakkyryr Airport (IATA: SUK). There are no year-round roads connecting to Batagay-Alyta, although a winter road offers a route east to Verkhoyansk and Batagay when the rivers are frozen.

ClimateEdit

Batagay-Alyta has an extremely cold subarctic climate (Köppen climate classification Dfd) with long, extremely cold winters and short, mild (sometimes warm) summers. The seasonal temperature variation is among the greatest in the world. Precipitation is very low, but somewhat higher in the summer.

Climate data for Batagay-Alyta
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −43.3
(−45.9)
−38.7
(−37.7)
−18.8
(−1.8)
−3.1
(26.4)
9.7
(49.5)
18.9
(66.0)
22.6
(72.7)
18.7
(65.7)
7.6
(45.7)
−10.2
(13.6)
−30.8
(−23.4)
−41.4
(−42.5)
−9.1
(15.7)
Average low °C (°F) −46.9
(−52.4)
−46.6
(−51.9)
−37.0
(−34.6)
−21.0
(−5.8)
−1.8
(28.8)
7.6
(45.7)
10.9
(51.6)
6.2
(43.2)
−1.8
(28.8)
−18.1
(−0.6)
−36.1
(−33.0)
−45.0
(−49.0)
−19.1
(−2.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 5.9
(0.23)
6.2
(0.24)
5.6
(0.22)
3.4
(0.13)
15.3
(0.60)
32.4
(1.28)
27.1
(1.07)
26.1
(1.03)
16.8
(0.66)
8.9
(0.35)
10.0
(0.39)
6.0
(0.24)
163.7
(6.44)
Average precipitation days 8 7 5 3 6 10 10 10 7 7 8 6 87
Source #1: https://web.archive.org/web/20131006193245/http://www.storm247.com/weather/118964226/climate (temperature)
Source #2: http://www.worldweatheronline.com/Batagay-Alyta-weather-averages/Sakha/RU.aspx (precipitation)

ReferencesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Divisions of the Sakha Republic
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ a b c d Law #173-Z 353-III
  4. ^ "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  5. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) ‹See Tfd›(in Russian)
  6. ^ 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).

SourcesEdit

  • Official website of the Sakha Republic. Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Divisions of the Sakha Republic. Eveno-Bytantaysky National 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.).