Chernivtsi Oblast

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Chernivtsi Oblast
Чернівецька область
Regiunea Cernăuţi
Chernivets’ka oblast’
Banner o Chernivtsi Oblast
Coat o airms o Chernivtsi Oblast
Coat o airms
Nickname(s): Буковина (Bukovyna)
Location o Chernivtsi Oblast (red) athin Ukraine (blue)
Location o Chernivtsi Oblast (red) athin Ukraine (blue)
Kintra  Ukraine
Established 9 August 1940
Admin. centre Chernivtsi
Lairgest ceeties Chernivtsi, Novodnistrovsk
 • Governor Mykhailo Papiyev[1][2] (Pairty o Regions[1])
 • Oblast cooncil 104 seats
 • Chairperson Ivan Shylepnytskyi (FP)
 • Total 8,097 km2 (3,126 sq mi)
Aurie rank Ranked 25t
Population (2006)
 • Tot 904,423
 • Rank Ranked 26t
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
 • Annual growth -0.4%%
 • Offeecial leid(s) Ukrainian
 • Average salary UAH 785 (2006)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Simmer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 58-60xxx
Aurie code +380-37
ISO 3166 code UA-77
Raions 11
Ceeties o oblast subordinance 2
Ceeties (tot) 11
Touns 8
Veelages 398
FIPS 10-4 UP03

Chernivtsi Oblast (Ukrainian: Чернівецька область, Chernivets’ka oblast’ Romanie: Regiunea Cernăuţi) is an oblast (province) in wastren Ukraine, borderin on Romanie an Moldovae. It haes a lairge variety o landforms: the Carpathie Muntains an picturesque hills at the fuit o the muntains gradually chynge tae a broad pairtly forestit plain situatit atween the Dniester an Prut rivers. Its caipital is the ceety o Chernivtsi. The region haes a population o 913,275 an spans 8,100 km².

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Chernivtsi Oblast covers an aurie o 8,097 km². It is the smawest oblast in Ukraine, representin 1.3% o Ukrainian territory.

In the oblast thare are 75 rivers langer than 10 kilometers. The lairgest rivers are the Dnister (290 km), Prut (128 km) an Siret (113 km).[3]

The oblast covers three geografic zones: a forest steppe region atween Prut an Dnister rivers, a fuithill region atween the Carpathie Muntains an Prut river, an a muntain region kent as the Bukovinian pairt o the Carpathie Muntains.[3]

Athin the oblast the naitional border o Ukraine wi Romanie extends 226 km, an wi Moldovae 198 km.[3]

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Raions o Chernivtsi Oblast

The Chernivtsi Oblast consists o 11 raions (destricts), as well as twa ceeties directly subordinatit tae the oblast:

At the locality level, the territory o the oblast is dividit atween 11 ceeties, 8 touns, an 252 communes.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 President appoints 14 regional governors, Interfax-Ukraine (March 18, 2010)
  2. Ukraine Presidential Decree Number 389/2010 (in Ukrainian)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 About Oblast Chernivtsi Oblast State Administration (in Ukrainian)

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