Kalush Raion

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Kalush Raion

Калуський район
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Kintra Ukraine
RegionIvano-Frankivsk Oblast
Established1939
Admeen. centreKalush
Subdiveesions
Govrenment
 • GovrenorJohn Zhyvackivsky
Area
 • Total647 km2 (250 sq mi)
Population
 • Tot68,200
 • Density110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal index
77300—77363
Aurie code380-3472

The Kalush Raion (Ukrainian: Калуський район) is a raion (destrict) o the Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast (province). Kalush is the admeenistrative centre o the raion. The ceety o Kalush itsel is designatit intae a separate ceety raion athin the oblast.

The raion wis formit on 28 October 1963. In 1972 pairt o the raion became incorporatit intae the Kalush municipality. The auldest dounsets in the Raion are Stankiv (1158), Zaviy (13t century), Holyn' (1391), an Novytsia (14t century).

The leader o the Organization o Ukrainian Naitionalists, Stepan Bandera, wis born in Staryi Uhryniv in Kalush Raion, on 1 Januar 1909.