Verkhnevilyuysk

Verkhnevilyuysk (Russian: Верхневилюйск; Yakut: Үөһээ Бүлүү, Üöhee Bülüü) is a rural locality (a selo) and the administrative center of Verkhnevilyuysky District of Sakha Republic, Russia. Its population as of the 2010 Census was 6,457,[2] of whom 3,015 were male and 3,442 female, down from 6,555 as recorded during the 2002 Census.[1]

Verkhnevilyuysk
Верхневилюйск
Other transcription(s)
 • SakhaҮөһээ Бүлүү
Location of Verkhnevilyuysk
Verkhnevilyuysk is located in Russia
Verkhnevilyuysk
Verkhnevilyuysk
Location of Verkhnevilyuysk
Verkhnevilyuysk is located in Sakha Republic
Verkhnevilyuysk
Verkhnevilyuysk
Verkhnevilyuysk (Sakha Republic)
Coordinates: 63°27′N 120°18′E / 63.450°N 120.300°E / 63.450; 120.300Coordinates: 63°27′N 120°18′E / 63.450°N 120.300°E / 63.450; 120.300
CountryRussia
Federal subjectSakha Republic[1]
Administrative districtVerkhnevilyuysky District[1]
Rural okrugVerkhnevilyuysky Rural Okrug[1]
Elevation
124 m (407 ft)
Population
 • Total6,457
 • Capital ofVerkhnevilyuysky Rural Okrug[1]
 • Municipal districtVerkhnevilyuysky Municipal District[3]
 • Rural settlementVerkhnevilyuysky Rural Settlement[3]
 • Capital ofVerkhnevilyuysky Rural Settlement[3]
Time zoneUTC+9 (MSK+6 Edit this on Wikidata[4])
Postal code(s)[5]
678230
OKTMO ID98614412101

GeographyEdit

Verkhnevilyuysk is located in the Central Yakutian Lowland, by the Vilyuy River, near its confluence with the Tyukyan.

TransportationEdit

Verkhnevilyuysk is served by the Verkhnevilyuysk Airport (IATA: VHV).

ReferencesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f Registry of the Administrative-Territorial Divisions of the Sakha Republic
  2. ^ a b Sakha Republic Territorial Branch of the Federal State Statistics Service. Results of the 2010 All-Russian Census. Численность населения по районам, городским и сельским населённым пунктам (Population Counts by Districts, Urban and Rural Inhabited Localities) (in Russian)
  3. ^ a b c Law #173-Z 353-III
  4. ^ "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). 3 June 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  5. ^ Почта России. Информационно-вычислительный центр ОАСУ РПО. (Russian Post). Поиск объектов почтовой связи (Postal Objects Search) (in Russian)

SourcesEdit

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