Kamianets-Podilskyi Raion

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Kamianets-Podilskyi Raion

Кам'янець-Подільський район
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Coordinates: 48°40′56″N 26°34′57″E / 48.68222°N 26.58250°E / 48.68222; 26.58250Coordinates: 48°40′56″N 26°34′57″E / 48.68222°N 26.58250°E / 48.68222; 26.58250
Kintra Ukraine
RegionKhmelnytskyi Oblast
EstablishedMarch 7, 1923
Admeen. centreKamianets-Podilskyi
 • GovrenorMykhailo Zheliznyk[1]
 • Total1537 km2 (593 sq mi)
 • TotalDecrease 67,900
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
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Aurie code+380 3849

Kamianets-Podilskyi Raion (Ukrainian: Кам'янець-Подільський район, [Kam'ianets'-Podil's'kyi raion] error: {{lang}}: text has italic markup (help)) is ane o the 20 administrative raions (a destrict) o the Khmelnytskyi Oblast in wastren Ukraine. Its Admeenistrative centre is locatit in the ceety o Kamianets-Podilskyi, even tho the ceety itsel is no unner the raion's jurisdiction. Its population wis 75,506 in the 2001 Ukrainian Census[2] and 67,900 on September 9, 2012.[3]

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The auncient dounset o Bakota wis submergit when the Dniester Reservoir wis creatit in 1981. It is nou a environmental preserve.

The Kamianets-Podilskyi Raion is locatit in the soothmaist pairt o the Khmelnytskyi Oblast, correspondin tae the modren-day boondars o Podolia historical region. Tae its wast an sooth, the raion borders upon the Ternopil an Chernivtsi Oblasts, respectfully.

It is the lairgest raion o the oblast, wi a aurie o 1,537 square kilometre (593 sq mi) constitutin 7.5 percent o the oblast's aurie.[4] A total o seiven rivers flow throu the raion,[4] includin the Dniester an Smotrych Rivers.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Afore the modren-day Kaimanets-Podilskyi Raion existit, a lairge portion o its current boondars wis unner the control oi ither raions, ane o which wis the Dovzhok Raion (Ukrainian: Довжоцький район), established on 7 Mairch 1923 as pairt o a admeenistrative reorganization o the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic.[5] The Dovzhok Raion wis ane of 16 destricts o the Kamianets Okruha[5] (at the time okruhas wur the first-level o admeenistrative diveesion o the Ukrainian SSR).

On 4 Dizember 1928, the raion's admeenistrative centre wis muivit frae the veelage o Dovzhok tae Kamianets-Podilskyi, facilitatin the renamin o the destrict tae the Kamianets-Podilskyi Raion.[5] For the next few years the raion's territory kept expandin, till it wis dissolvit on 26 Dizember 1934.[5] At that time, the raion wis placit unner the jurisdiction o the Kamianets-Podilskyi Ceety Municipality, awtho de facto the raion continued tae exist.[5] This decision wis reversed on 28 Juin 1939, when the Dovzhok Raion wis re-established.

On 10 Julie 1944, the raion's admeenistrative centre wis yet again muivit tae Kamianets-Podilskyi.[5] Ower the next 20 years, the raion's territory slowly kept expandin wi the annexation o neebourin raion till 4 Januar 1965, when its modren-day boondars wur established.[5]

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Kamianets-Podilskyi Castle is ane o the naition's main tourist attractions.

The Kamianets-Podilskyi Raion is dividit in a wey that follaes the general admeenistrative scheme in Ukraine. Local govrenment is organisit alang a similar scheme naitionwide an aw. Consequently, raions are subdividit intae cooncils, which are the prime level o admeenistrative diveesion in the kintra.

Each o the raion's urban localities admeenister their awn cooncils, eften conteenin a few ither veelages athin its jurisdiction. Housomeivver, anerly a smaw amoont o landwart localities are organisit intae cooncils, which mey conteen a few veelages athin its jurisdiction an aw.

Accordinly, the Kamianets-Podilskyi Raion is dividit intae:[2]

  • 1 dounset cooncil—made up o the urban-teep dounset o Stara Ushytsia;
  • 42 veelage cooncils[6]

Oweraw, the raion haes a total o 122 populatit localities, consistin o ane urban-teep dounset, 120 veelages, an ane landwart dounset.[2]

Places o interest[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Leadership of the raion, schedule of the reception of citizens". Kamianets-Podilskyi Raion State Administration (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 6 Februar 2013.
  2. a b c "Kamianets-Podilskyi Raion, Khmelnytskyi Oblast". Regions of Ukraine and their Structure (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 6 February. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. "Demographic situation in the raion from January-September 2012". Kamianets-Podilskyi Raion State Administration of the Khmelnytskyi Oblast (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 6 Februar 2013.
  4. a b "Informational reference (detailed)". Kamianets-Podilskyi Raion State Administration (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 6 Februar 2013.
  5. a b c d e f g "History of the raion". Kamianets-Podilskyi Raion Council (in Ukrainian). Archived frae the original on 27 Julie 2013. Retrieved 6 Februar 2013.
  6. "Selysche, town councils". Kamianets-Podilskyi Raion State Administration (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 6 Februar 2013.
  7. a b "Official website". National Historical-Architectural Complex "Kam'ianets" (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 6 Februar 2013.
  8. "Main". Website of the National Environmental Park "Podilskyi Tovtry" (in English). Retrieved 6 Februar 2013.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  9. "Cave monastery. 14th century. Item №1686". National Environmental Park "Podilski Tovtry" (in Russian). Archived frae the original on 11 November 2007. Retrieved 9 Februar 2013.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • "Main Page". Kamianets-Podilskyi Raion State Admeenistration o the Khmelnytskyi Oblast (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 6 Februar 2013.
  • "Main Page". Kamianets-Podilskyi Raion Council (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 6 Februar 2013.

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