Mogilev Region

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Mogilev Region (Belaroushie: Магілёўская во́бласць; Mahilyowskaya Voblasts; Roushie: Могилёвская о́бласть‎; Mogilyovskaya Oblast) is a province (voblast) o Belaroushie wi its admmeeistrative center being Mogilyov (Mahilyow).

The Mogilev an Gomel Regionss suffered severely efter the Chernobyl nuclear radioactive reactor catastrophe in Aprile 1986.

Important ceeties athin the voblast' include: Mogilev, Asipovichy, an Babruysk.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Mahilyow Voblast covers a total aurie o 29,000 km2 (11,000 sq mi), aboot 14% o the naitional total. The voblast's greatest extent frae north tae sooth is 150 km (93 mi), frae east tae wast - 300 km (190 mi). The heichest point is 239 metres (784 ft) abuin sea level an the lawest point is 126 m (413 ft) abuin sea level.

The Sozh river in Gomel.

Mony rivers flow through the Mahilyow Voblast. They include the: Dnieper River (Dniapro), Berezina, Sozh, Druts, Pronya an Ptsich rivers. Housomeivver, the voblast' contains little lakes, wi the lairgest being the Zaozerye Lake wi a surface aurie o 0.58 km2 (0.22 sq mi). An aw, the Chihirin Reservoir on the Druts river haes an aurie o 21.1 km2 (8.1 sq mi).

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Mahilyow Voblast haes a temperate continental climate. The region haes mild winters an warm simmers. Januar's average temperatur reaches frae −8.2 °C (17.2 °F) in the northeast tae −6.5 °C (20.3 °F) in the soothwast. Julie's average temperatur reaches frae 17.8 °C (64.0 °F) in the northeast tae 18.7 °C (65.7 °F) in the soothwast. The region's average vegatative period ivery year is aboot 183–194 days. The average precipitation is 575–675 millimetres (22.6–26.6 in) a year. Aboot 70% o the year's precipitation faws durin the warm saison (Aprile–October).

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Mahilyow Voblast haes a population o 1,169,100 (2004 estimate), aboot 12.2% o the naitional total. Athin the voblast', 353,600 fowk live in rural auries, an 855,000 live in the ceeties an touns. An aw, there are 639,300 weemen an 567,300 men in the region. Aboot 288,100 inhabitants are childer unner 18 an 267,300 are elderly fowk.

O the major naitionalities livin in the Mahilyow Voblast, 1,044,000 inhabitants are Belaroushies, 132,000 are Roushies, 3,500 are Jews, 2,800 are Poles, 2,110 are Ukrainians, 1,700 are Tatars, 1,300 are Lithuanians, 1,100 are Armenians, an 1,070 are Gypsies.

Admeenistrative Sudiveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The day it is composed o 21 destricts (raions), 195 selsovets, 13 ceeties, 3 ceety municipalities, an 12 urban-type settlements.

Raions o Mahilyow Voblast[eedit | eedit soorce]

Map o the admeenistrative subdiveesions o the Mahilyow Voblast.

The twinty-ane raions (destricts) o the Mahilyow Voblast are:

Ceeties an touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

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Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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