Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

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Dnipropetrovsk Oblast
Дніпропетровська область
Dnipropetrovs’ka oblast’
Oblast
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Coat o airms o Dnipropetrovsk Oblast
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Nickname(s): Дніпропетровщина (Dnipropetrovshchyna)
Location o Dnipropetrovsk Oblast (red) athin Ukraine (blue)
Coordinates: 48°23′N 34°43′E / 48.39°N 34.71°E / 48.39; 34.71
Kintra  Ukraine
Established 22 Januar 1946
Admin. centre Dnipropetrovsk
Lairgest ceeties Dnipropetrovsk, Kryvyi Rih, Dniprodzerzhynsk, Marhanets
Government
 • Governor Dmytro Kolesnikov[1] (Pairty o Regions[2])
 • Oblast cooncil 100 seats
 • Chairperson Yuriy Hryhorovych Vilkul
Area
 • Total 31,914 km2 (12,322 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 2nt
Population (2005)
 • Total 3,476,200
 • Rank Ranked 2nt
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Demographics
 • Official language(s) Ukrainian Roushie
 • Average salary UAH 1131 (2006)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 49-53xxx
Aurie code +380-56
ISO 3166 code UA-12
Raions 22
Ceeties o oblast subordinance 18
Ceeties (total) 20
Touns 45
Villages 1438
FIPS 10-4 UP04
Website www.adm.dp.gov.ua
www.rada.gov.ua

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast (Ukrainian: Дніпропетровська область, Dnipropetrovs’ka oblast’ or Дніпропетровщина, Dnipropetrovshchyna) is an oblast (province) o central Ukraine, the maist important industrial region o the kintra. Its admeenistrative centre is Dnipropetrovsk.

Important ceeties athin the oblast include: Dnipropetrovsk, Kryvyi Rih, Dniprodzerzhynsk, Nikopol

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Dnipropetrovsk Oblast is locatit in sootheastren Ukraine. The aurie o the oblast' (31,900 km²), comprises aboot 5.3% o the total aurie o the kintra.

Its langitude frae north tae sooth is 130 km, frae east tae wast – 300 km. The oblast' borders the Poltava an Kharkiv Oblast's on the north, the Donetsk Oblast on the east, the Zaporizhzhia an Kherson Oblast's on the sooth, an the Mykolayiv an Kirovohrad Oblast's on the wast.

Historical steids[eedit | eedit soorce]

The follaein historical-cultural steids wur nominatit tae the Seiven Wonders o Ukraine.

  • Stane divas (monuments of the Wild Steppes)]]
  • Tomb of kosh ataman Sirko
  • Troitsk Cathedral
  • Kirk o Virgin Mary birth
  • the waws o Ukrainian defensive line

Admeenistrative Sudiveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The follaein data incorporates the number o each type o admeenistrative diveesions o the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast:

  • Admeenistrative Center – 1 (Dnipropetrovsk)
  • Raions — 22;
  • Ceety raions — 18;
  • Settlements — 1504, includin:
    • Veelages — 1438;
    • Ceeties/Touns — 66, includin:
      • Urban-type settlement — 46;
      • Ceeties — 20, includin:
        • Ceeties o oblast' subordinance — 13;
        • Ceeties o raion subordinance — 8;
  • Silradas — 288.
Detailed map o Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.
Map o the economic activity in the Donbass, includin the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.

The local admeenistration o the oblast' is controlled bi the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Rada. The govrenor o the oblast' is the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Rada speaker, appointit bi the Preses o Ukraine.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Its population (as o 2004) is 3,493,062 constitutes 5.3% o the oweraw Ukrainian population.

As o the 2001 census, the ethnic groups athin the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast are:[3]

the groups bi native leid:

Environment[eedit | eedit soorce]

The oblast' is situatit in the steppe region. Forests in the oblast' occupy aboot 3,9% o the oblast's total territory). The average temperatur in the winter balances frae −−5 to −7 °C (23 to 19 °F) an in the simmer 22 to 23 °C (72 to 73 °F). The average annual rainfaw is 400–490 mm

The tender climate, mineral sources, an the curative mud allou opportunities for rest an cure athin the region. Here there are 21 health-centers an medicatit pensions, 10 rest hames, recreation depairtments an rest camps for childer.

The Dnipropetrovsk Oblast haes splendid flora an fauna. Here, there are mair than 1700 kynds o vegetation, 7500 kynds o animals (includin elk, wild boar, dappled deer, roe, hare, fox, wouf, etc.) There are an aw 114 pairk an natur objects, includin 15 state reserves; 3 natur memorials, 24 local pairks; 7 landscape pairks; 3 pairk tracts, which althegether mak up approximately 260 square kilometres.

217 rivers flow athin the aurie, includin 55 rivers which are langer than 25 km, the major ane being the Dnieper, which crosses through the center o the oblast'. An aw flowin through the region are three major reservoirs, the Dniprodzerzhynsk, Dnieper an Kakhovka, an the Dnieper-Kryvyi Rih Canal.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Dnipropetrovsk Oblast haes a heich industry potential. There are 712 basic industrial organizations, includin 20 different types o economic activity wi aboot 473,4 thoosan wirkers. The aurie an aw produces aboot 16,9% o the total industry production o Ukraine. This places the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast seicont in Ukraine (efter the neighbourin Donetsk Oblast).

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