Kalush Raion

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Kalush Raion
Калуський район
Raion
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Coat o airms o Kalush Raion
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Province Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast
Establisht 1939
Admin. centre Kalush
Subdiveesions
Government
 • Heid o Admeenistration John Zhyvackivsky
Area
 • Total 647 km2 (250 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 68,200
 • Density 110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal index 77300—77363
Aurie code 380-3472

The Kalush Raion (Ukrainian: Калуський район) is a raion (destrict) o the Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast (province). Kalush is the admeenistrative centre o the raion. The ceety o Kalush itsel is designatit intae a separate ceety raion athin the oblast.

The raion wis formit on 28 October 1963. In 1972 pairt o the raion became incorporatit intae the Kalush municipality. The auldest dounsets in the Raion are Stankiv (1158), Zaviy (13t century), Holyn' (1391), an Novytsia (14t century).

The leader o the Organization o Ukrainian Naitionalists, Stepan Bandera, wis born in Staryi Uhryniv in Kalush Raion, on 1 Januar 1909.