Mykolaiv Oblast

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Mykolaiv Oblast
Миколаївська область
Mykolayivs’ka oblast’
Oblast
Banner o Mykolaiv Oblast
Flag
Coat o airms o Mykolaiv Oblast
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Миколаївщина (Mykolayivschyna)
Location o Mykolaiv Oblast (red) athin Ukraine (blue)
Coordinates: 47°26′N 31°48′E / 47.43°N 31.8°E / 47.43; 31.8
Kintra  Ukraine
Admin. centre Mykolaiv
Government
 • Governor Mykola Kruhlov[1] (Pairty o Regions[1])
 • Oblast cooncil ? seats
 • Chairperson Tetiana Vasylivna Demchenko (Pairty o Regions)
Area
 • Total 24,598 km2 (9,497 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 14t
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,217,103
 • Rank Ranked 18t
 • Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 54000-56999
Aurie code +380-51
ISO 3166 code UA-48
Raions 19
Ceeties o oblast subordinance 5
Ceeties (total) 9
Touns 20
Villages 900
FIPS 10-4 UP16
Website www.mykolayiv-oda.gov.ua
www.kmu.gov.ua

Mykolaiv Oblast (Ukrainian: Миколаївська область, translit. Mykolayivs’ka oblast’; referred tae as Mykolayivschyna - Ukrainian: Миколаївщина) an aw, is an oblast (province) o Ukraine. The admeenistrative center o the oblast is the ceety o Mykolayiv.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Mykolaiv Oblast is locatit in the soothren hauf o Ukraine. Its aurie (24,600 km²), comprises aboot 4.07% o the total aurie o Ukraine.

The Mykolaiv Oblast borders upon the Odessa Oblast in the wast-soothwast, the Kirovohrad Oblast in the north, the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast in the northeast, an the Kherson Oblast on the sootheast.

On the sooth the obalst' is bordered bi the Black Sea an aw. On the shoreline, there are several ports an the Mykolaiv Internaitional Airport.

Points o interest[eedit | eedit soorce]

The follaein historic-cultural steids wur nominatit for the Seiven Wanders o Ukraine.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The current estimatit population is 1.2 million fowk (as o 2005). The greater pairt o the oblast's population resides in urban type settlements (66%), wi the remainder residin in agricultural auries. An aw, amaist 60% o the urban population resides in Mykolayiv, the industrial, cultural an admeenistrative center o Mykolayiv Oblast.

The oblast's population density is ane o the lawest in Ukraine – 52 fowk per 1 km². The oblast' is rankit 18 bi the percentage o the population o Ukraine, that the Mykolaiv Oblast contain, which is 2.6%.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Mykolaiv Oblast wis formit in September 1937. It is subdividit intae: 19 raions (admeenistrative districts), an 5 o its ceeties are designatit as separate raions athin the oblast.

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

  • Admeenistrative Center - 1 (Mykolaiv)
  • Raions — 19;
  • Ceety raions — 4;
  • Settlements — 922, includin:
    • Villages — 896;
    • Ceeties/Touns — 26, includin:
      • Urban-type settlement — 17;
      • Ceeties — 9, includin:
        • Ceeties o oblast' subordinance — 5;
        • Ceeties o raion subordinance — 4;
  • Selsovets — 287.

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

Nomenclatur[eedit | eedit soorce]

Maist o Ukraine's oblasts are namit efter their caipital ceeties, offeecially referred tae as "oblast centers" (Ukrainian: обласний центр, translit. oblasnyi tsentr). The name o each oblast is a relative adjective, formit bi addin a feminine suffix tae the name o respective center ceety: Mykolaiv is the center o the Mykolayivs’ka oblast’ (Mykolaiv Oblast). Maist oblasts are an aw sometimes referred tae in a feminine noun form, follaein the convention o traditional regional place names, endin wi the suffix "-shchyna", as is the case wi the Mykolaiv Oblast, Mykolayivschyna.

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