Zaporizhia Oblast

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Zaporizhia Oblast
Запорізька область
Zaporiz'ka oblast’
Oblast
Banner o Zaporizhia Oblast
Flag
Coat o airms o Zaporizhia Oblast
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Запоріжжя (Zaporizhzhya)
Location o Zaporizhia Oblast (red) athin Ukraine (blue)
Kintra  Ukraine
Admin. centre Zaporizhia
Government
 • Governor Oleksandr Peklushenko[1] (Pairty o Regions[1])
 • Oblast cooncil ? seats
 • Chairperson Oleksandr Nefodorov (Pairty o Regions)
Area
 • Total 27,180 km2 (10,490 sq mi)
Area rank Ranked 9t
Population (2005)
 • Total 1,877,200
 • Rank Ranked 9t
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code ?
Aurie code +380-61
ISO 3166 code UA-23
Raions 20
Ceeties o oblast subordinance 5
Ceeties (total) 14
Touns 23
Villages 920
FIPS 10-4 UP26
Website www.zoda.gov.ua

Zaporizhia Oblast (Ukrainian: Запорізька область, translit. Zaporiz'ka oblast’; referred tae as ZaporizhzhyaUkrainian: Запоріжжя an aw) is an oblast (province) o soothren Ukraine. Its caipital is Zaporizhia.

This oblast is an important pairt o Ukraine's industry an agricultur.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The aurie o the province is 27,200 km²; its population (as o 2004-05-01) is 1.9 million.

Important ceeties include:

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Zaporizhia Oblast wis creatit as pairt o the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic on 10 Januar 1939.

The territory o the oblast came unner the dominion o the Golden Horde efter the faw o Kievan Rus'. The steppes aff o the Dnieper River wur subsequently ruled bi the Crimean Khanate, beginnin in 1445.

Frae the 15t century tae the 18t century, the northren pairts o the province belangit tae the Zaporizhian Sich – a sel-govrened military republic o the Ukrainian Kozaks.

Points o interest[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

Subdiveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Zaporizhia Oblast is admeenistratively subdividit intae 20 raions (destricts) as well as 5 ceeties (municipalities) which are directly subordinate tae the oblast govrenment: Berdiansk, Enerhodar, Melitopol, Tokmak, an the admeenistrative center o the oblast, Zaporizhia.

Raions o the Zaporizhia Oblast
In Scots In Ukrainian Admeenistrative Center
Berdianskyi Raion Бердянський район
Berdians'kyi raion
Berdiansk
(Ceety)
Chernihivskyi Raion Чернігівський район
Chernihivs'kyi raion
Chernihivka
(Urban-type settlement)
Huliaipilskyi Raion Гуляйпільський район
Huliaipils'kyi raion
Huliaipole
(Ceety)
Kamyansko-Dniprovskyi Raion Кам'янсько-Дніпровський район
Kamyans'ko-Dniprovs'kyi raion
Kamyanka-Dniprovska
(Ceety)
Kuibyshevskyi Raion Куйбишевський район
Kuibyshevs'kyi raion
Kuibysheve
(Urban-type settlement)
Melitopolskyi Raion Мелітопольський район
Hertsayivs'kyi raion
Melitopol
(Ceety)
Mykhailivskyi Raion Михайлівський район
Mykhailivs'kyi raion
Mykhailivka
(Urban-type settlement)
Novomykolaivskyi Raion Новомиколаївський район
Novomykolayivs'kyi raion
Novomykolaivka
(Urban-type settlement)
Orikhivskyi Raion Оріхівський район
Orikhivs'kyi raion
Orikhiv
(Ceety)
Polohivskyi Raion Пологівський район
Polohivs'kyi raion
Polohy
(Ceety)
Pryazovskyi Raion Приазовський район
Pry-azovs'kyi raion
Pryazovske
(Urban-type settlement)
Prymorskyi Raion Приморський район
Prymors'kyi raion
Prymorsk
(Ceety)
Rozivskyi Raion Розівський район
Rozivs'kyi raion
Rozivka
(Urban-type settlement)
Tokmatskyi Raion Токмацький район
Tokmats'kyi raion
Tokmak
(Ceety)
Vasylivskyi Raion Василівський район
Vasylivs'kyi raion
Vasylivka
(Ceety)
Velykobilozerskyi Raion Великобілозерський район
Velykobilozers'kyi raion
Velyka Bilozerka
(Veelage)
Veselivskyi Raion Веселівський район
Veselivs'kyi raion
Vesele
(Urban-type settlement)
Vilnianskyi Raion Вільнянський район
Vilnians'kyi raion
Vilniansk
(Ceety)
Yakymivskyi Raion Якимівський район
Yakymivs'kyi raion
Yakymivka
(Urban-type settlement)
Zaporizkyi Raion Запорізький район
Zaporiz'kyi raion
Zaporizhia
(Ceety)

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

Further readins[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • (Ukrainian) Запорізька область: Ілюстрована енциклопедія. [Т.2]: Архітектура і містобудування. Культура. Економіка. Райони області / К.С. Карафін, О. І. Красюк. -Запоріжжя : Дике Поле, 2004. - 293 с.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Template:Seiven Wanders o Ukraine

Coordinates: 47°50′N 35°10′E / 47.833°N 35.167°E / 47.833; 35.167