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Verkhoyansky District (Russian: Верхоя́нский улу́с; Yakut: Үөһээ Дьааҥы улууһа, Üöhee Caañı uluuha, IPA: [ˈyøheː ɟaːŋɯ uluːha]) is an administrative and municipal district (raion, or ulus), one of the thirty-four in the Sakha Republic, Russia. It is located in the northern central part of the republic and borders with Ust-Yansky District in the northeast, Momsky District in the east, Tomponsky District in the south, Kobyaysky District in the southwest, Eveno-Bytantaysky National District in the west, and with Bulunsky District in the northwest. The area of the district is 137,400 square kilometers (53,100 sq mi). Its administrative center is the urban locality (a settlement) of Batagay.