Poltava Oblast

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Poltava Oblast
Полтавська область
Poltavs’ka oblast’
Oblast
Banner o Poltava Oblast
Flag
Coat o airms o Poltava Oblast
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Полтавщина (Poltavshchyna)
Location o Poltava Oblast (red) athin Ukraine (blue)
Kintra  Ukraine
Admin. centre Poltava
Government
 • Governor Viktor Buhaychuk (Svoboda)
 • Oblast cooncil ? seats
 • Chairperson Petro Vorona (UDAR)
Area
 • Total 28,748 km2 (11,100 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 6t
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,544,085
 • Rank Ranked 12t
 • Density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 36000-38999
Aurie code +380-53
ISO 3166 code UA-53
Raions 25
Ceeties o oblast subordinance 5
Ceeties (total) 15
Touns 21
Villages 1831
FIPS 10-4 UP18
Website www.obladmin.poltava.ua

Poltava Oblast (Ukrainian: Полтавська область, translit. Poltavs’ka oblast’; an aw referred tae as PoltavshchynaUkrainian: Полтавщина) is an oblast (province) o central Ukraine. The admeenistrative centre o the oblast is the ceety o Poltava.

Ither important ceeties athin the oblast include: Komsomolsk, Kremenchuk, Lubny an Myrhorod.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Poltava Oblast is situatit in the central pairt o Ukraine. It haes an aurie o 28,800 km². The oblast’ borders upon Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovs’k, Kirovohrad, Cherkasy an Kiev regions.

Points o interest[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

  • Gogol preserve-museum
  • Kotliarevsky villa
  • Mykolaivska Kirk
  • Polatava ethnical museum
  • Cross-Erectin monastery

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

At 2005-05-01, its population wis 1,584,446, an population density wis 59 fowk per 1 km².

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Industry[eedit | eedit soorce]

The oblast’ is a centre o Ukraine's ile an natural gas industry, wi mony wells an pipelines situatit here. There is a major ile refinery plant in the ceety o Kremenchuk. Important iron ore processin facilities an aw present. In general there are 374 lairge industrial organization an 618 sma industrial organizations.

Agricultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 1999 the gross grain yield wis aboot 1452,9 thoosan tons, sugar beets – 1002,900 tons, sunflouer seeds – 166,200 tons, potatoes – 279,900 tons. The oblast an aw producit 120,500 tons o meat, 645,900 tons o milk an 423,200,00 eggs. At the beginnin o 1999 there wur 1,311 registered ferms in the region.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The oblast is dividit intae 25 destricts, 15 ceeties includin 5 settlements o ceety estate, 21 urban veelages, an 1862 veelages.

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

  • Admeenistrative centre – 1 (Poltava)
  • Raions — 25;
  • Ceety raions — 5;
  • Settlements — 1526, includin:
    • Veelages — 1,831;
    • Ceeties/Touns — 35, includin:
      • Urban-type settlement — 21;
      • Ceeties — 15, includin:
        • Ceeties o oblast' subordinance — 7;
        • Ceeties o raion subordinance — 8;
  • Settlement cooncils — 384.

The local admeenistration o the oblast' is controlled bi the Poltava Oblast Rada. The govrenor o the oblast’ is the Poltava 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 centres" (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 centre ceety: Poltava is the centre o the Poltavs’ka oblast’ (Poltava 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 Poltava Oblast, Poltavshchyna.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

External links[eedit | eedit soorce]

Template:Poltava Oblast

Coordinates: 49°30′N 34°00′E / 49.500°N 34.000°E / 49.500; 34.000