Eveno-Bytantaysky National District

Eveno-Bytantaysky National District (Russian: Эве́но-Бытанта́йский национа́льный улу́с; Yakut: Эбээн-Бытантай улууһа, Ebeen-Bıtantay uluuha) is an administrative[1] and municipal[5] district (raion, or ulus), one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. The area of the district is 52,300 square kilometers (20,200 sq mi).[2] Its administrative center is the rural locality (a selo) of Batagay-Alyta.[2] As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 2,867, with the population of Batagay-Alyta accounting for 63.9% of that number.[3]

Eveno-Bytantaysky National District
Эвено-Бытантайский национальный улус
Other transcription(s)
 • YakutЭбээн-Бытантай улууһа
Flag of Eveno-Bytantaysky National District
Coat of arms of Eveno-Bytantaysky National District
Location of Eveno-Bytantaysky National District in the Sakha Republic
Coordinates: 67°48′N 130°24′E / 67.800°N 130.400°E / 67.800; 130.400Coordinates: 67°48′N 130°24′E / 67.800°N 130.400°E / 67.800; 130.400
CountryRussia
Federal subjectSakha Republic[1]
EstablishedApril 21, 1989[2]
Administrative centerBatagay-Alyta[2]
Area
 • Total52,300 km2 (20,200 sq mi)
Population
 • Total2,867
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
2,813 (−1.9%)
 • Density0.055/km2 (0.14/sq mi)
 • Urban
0%
 • Rural
100%
Administrative structure
 • Administrative divisions3 Rural okrugs
 • Inhabited localities[2]4 Rural localities
Municipal structure
 • Municipally incorporated asEveno-Bytantaysky Municipal District[5]
 • Municipal divisions[6]0 Urban settlements, 3 Rural settlements
Time zoneUTC+9 (MSK+6 Edit this on Wikidata[7])
OKTMO ID98659000
Websitehttps://mr-jeveno-bytantajskij.sakha.gov.ru/
Population of Eveno-Bytantaysky National District
2010 Census2,867[3]
2002 Census2,761[8]

HistoryEdit

The district was established on April 21, 1989,[2] when its territory was split out of Verkhoyansky District.[9] The district's name refers to its designation as a national (ethnic) district for the Evens, who comprised 32.35% of the population in 1989, as well as its location on the Bytantay River.[citation needed]

GeographyEdit

The district is located within the Arctic Circle, between the Lena and Yana Rivers. The western section of the district is dominated by the Verkhoyansk Range, the north and east—by the Kular Mountains.

Administrative and municipal statusEdit

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Eveno-Bytantaysky National District is one of the thirty-four in the republic.[1] The district is divided into three rural okrugs (naslegs) which comprise four rural localities.[2] As a municipal division, the district is incorporated as Eveno-Bytantaysky Municipal District.[5] Its three rural okrugs are incorporated into three rural settlements within the municipal district.[6] The selo of Batagay-Alyta serves as the administrative center of both the administrative[2] and municipal[5] district.

Inhabited localitiesEdit

Administrative[2]/municipal[6] composition
Rural okrugs/Rural settlements Population[3] Rural localities in jurisdiction*
Verkhnebytantaysky
(Верхнебытантайский)
269
Nizhnebytantaysky
(Нижнебытантайский)
766
Tyugesirsky
(Тюгесирский)
1,832

*Administrative centers are shown in bold

EconomyEdit

The economy of the district depends mainly on agriculture such as reindeer herding and the breeding of cattle and horses.[10] The district is among the most inaccessible territories of the republic.

ReferencesEdit

NotesEdit

  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 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 #172-Z #351-III
  6. ^ a b c Law #173-Z #354-III
  7. ^ "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). June 3, 2011. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  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. ^ Center of the Socioeconomic and Political Monitoring. Eveno-Bytantaysky District Archived February 18, 2013, at the Wayback Machine (in Russian)
  10. ^ Stammler, Florian (2010). "Animal diversity and its social significance among Arctic pastoralists". In Stammler, Florian; Takakura, Hiroki (eds.). Good to Eat, Good to Live with: Nomads and Animals in Northern Eurasia and Africa. Center for Northeast Asian Studies. pp. 215–243.

SourcesEdit

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