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The basic data

Geography

Eldikan – settlement in the Ust-Maisky ulus of the Republic Sakha (Yakutia), the centre of similar settlement administration. It is located on the east bank of the river Aldan, 64 km northeast of the ulus centre of Ust-Maya and 400 km to the southeast of Yakutsk.

Geographical coordinates: 60° 46′ 30.04″ N, 135° 08′ 55.29″ E.

Height above sea level: 166 m.

Local time: UTC+10:00

Eldikan on a map

Weather

Weather in Eldikan

Population

1328 people (January, 1, 2013). In the census of 1989 the population was 2963 people.

History

It arose in 1941 as a river quay. It is referred to a category of working settlements in 1948. Carries out functions of the transport centre.

Economy and culture

In settlement – river quay, motor transportation management, mechanical service workshops. There is a community centre, a high school, government offices of public health, trade and communal services.

Connection with an external world

The postal code (index): 678623

Telephone code: +7 41141 xxxxx

Administrative-territorial structure

AKRA – former rural settlement in the territory subordinated to administration of Eldikan of the Ust-Maisky ulus. It is located 184 km to the east of the ulus centre Ust-Maya, distance to Eldikan is 122 km.

8-th KM – rural settlement in the territory subordinated to administration of Eldikan of the Ust-Maisky ulus. It is located on the east bank of the river Aldan, 56 km to the northeast of the ulus centre of Ust-Maya, distance to Eldikan is 8 km. It was established in 1941. The population – 200 people (1989). According to the data of local administration for January, 1, 2001 here lived 15 people. In the village is the operational-maintenance section of the river shipping company. There are government offices of public health services and trade.

 
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