Kherson Oblast

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Kherson Oblast
Херсонська область
Khersons’ka oblast’
Oblast
Coat o airms o Kherson Oblast
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Херсонщина (Khersonshchyna)
Location o Kherson Oblast (red) athin Ukraine (blue)
Kintra Banner o Ukraine Ukraine
Admin. centre Kherson
Government
 • Governor Anatoliy Hrytsenko[1] (Pairty o Regions[1][2])
 • Chairperson Volodymyr Anatoliyovych Dem'okhin (Pairty o Regions)
Area
 • Total 28,461 km2 (10,989 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 1,126,000
 • Rank Ranked 22nt
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Aurie code +380-55
ISO 3166 code UA-65
Raions 18
Ceeties o oblast subordinance 3
Ceeties (total) 9
Touns 30
Villages 658
FIPS 10-4 UP08
Website www.oda.kherson.ua

Kherson Oblast (Ukrainian: Херсонська область, translit. Khersons’ka oblast’; referred tae as KhersonshchynaUkrainian: Херсонщина an aw) is an oblast (province) in soothren Ukraine, juist north o Crimea. Its admeenistrative center is Kherson. The aurie o the region is 29000 km², its population (as o 1 Mey 2004) is 1.12 million.

Important ceeties in the oblast include:

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Kherson Oblast is bordered bi the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast on the north, the Black Sea an the Crimea on the sooth, the Mykolayiv Oblast on the wast, an the Azov Sea an the Zaporizhzhia Oblast on the east.

The Dnieper River runs through the oblast which includes the Kakhovka Reservoir.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

  • Admeenistrative Center – 1 (Kherson)
  • Raions – 18;
  • Ceety raions – 3;
  • Settlements – 697, includin:
    • Veelages – 658;
    • Ceeties/Touns – 39, includin:
      • Urban-type settlement – 30;
      • Ceeties – 9, includin:
        • Ceeties o oblast' subordinance – 3;
        • Ceeties o raion subordinance – 6;
  • Selsovets – 260.

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

Kherson Oblast State Admeenistration

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The population o the oblast is 1,367,685 (2004), which is 2.4% o the total population o Ukraine. It is rankit 21st bi its population an aw. The population density is 43 p/km²

Aboot 61.5% or 745,400 fowk live in urban auries o the Oblast an 38.5% or 467,600 fowk live in agricultural centers/veelages. Men mak up 46.7% or 565,400 fowk of the population, weemen mak up 53.3% or 644,600 fowk, an pensioners mak up 26.2% or 317,400 fowk o the Oblast population.

Ukrainian Census (2001):

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Coordinates: 46°30′N 34°00′E / 46.500°N 34.000°E / 46.500; 34.000