Kirovohrad Oblast

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Kirovohrad Oblast
Кіровоградська область
Kirovohrads’ka oblast’
Banner o Kirovohrad Oblast
Coat o airms o Kirovohrad Oblast
Coat o airms
Nickname(s): Кіровоградщина (Kirovohradschyna)
Location o Kirovohrad Oblast (red) athin Ukraine (blue)
Location o Kirovohrad Oblast (red) athin Ukraine (blue)
Kintra  Ukraine
Admin. centre Kirovohrad
 • Governor Serhiy Larin[1] (Pairty o Regions[1])
 • Chairperson Mykola Sukhomlyn
 • Total 24,588 km2 (9,493 sq mi)
Aurie rank Ranked 15t
Population (2006)
 • Tot 1,057,951
 • Rank Ranked 25t
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Simmer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 25000-27999
Aurie code +380-52
ISO 3166 code UA-35
Raions 21
Ceeties o oblast subordinance 4
Ceeties (tot) 12
Touns 26
Veelages 1015
FIPS 10-4 UP10

Kirovohrad Oblast (Ukrainian: Кіровоградська область, translit. Kirovohrads’ka oblast’; referred tae as Kirovohradschyna - Ukrainian: Кіровоградщина an aw) is an oblast (province) o Ukraine. The admeenistrative center o the oblast is the ceety o Kirovohrad.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The aurie o the province is 24,600 km2 (9,498.11 sq mi), its population (as o 2004-05-01) is 1.1 million.

The ceety o Dobrovelychkivka is the geographical centre o Ukraine.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

Atween 1752 an 1764, the Kirovohrad Oblast wis a territory o Imperial Roushie namit Nova Serbia, an existit in this aurie wi an admeenistrative seat in Novomyrhorod.

Points o interest[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

Subdiveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Kirovohrad Oblast is admeenistratively subdividit intae 21 raions (destricts) as well as 4 ceeties (municipalities) which are directly subordinate tae the oblast govrenment: Oleksandriia, Svitlovodsk, Znamianka, an the admeenistrative centre o the oblast, Kirovohrad.

Raions o the Kirovohrad Oblast
In Inglis In Ukrainian Admeenistrative Center
Bobrynetskyi Raion Бобринецький район
Bobrynets'kyi raion
Dobrovelychkivskyi Raion Добровеличківський район
Dobrovelychkivs'kyi raion
(Urban-type settlement)
Dolynskyi Raion Долинський район
Dolyns'kyi raion
Haivoronskyi Raion Гайворонський район
Haivorons'kyi raion
Holovanivskyi Raion Голованівський район
Holovanivs'kyi raion
(Urban-type settlement)
Kirovohradskyi Raion Кіровоградський район
Kirovohrads'kyi raion
Kompaniivskyi Raion Компаніївський район
Kompaniyivs'kyi raion
(Urban-type settlement)
Malovyskivskyi Raion Маловисківський район
Malovyskivs'kyi raion
Mala Vyska
Novhorodkivskyi Raion Новгородківський район
Novhorodkivs'kyi raion
(Urban-type settlement)
Novoarkhanhelskyi Raion Новоархангельський район
Novoarkhanhel's'kyi raion
(Urban-type settlement)
Novomyrhorodskyi Raion Новомиргородський район
Novomyrhorods'kyi raion
Novoukrainskyi Raion Новоукраїнський район
Novoukrains'kyi raion
Oleksandrivskyi Raion Олександрівський район
Oleksandrivs'kyi raion
(Urban-type settlement)
Oleksandriyskyi Raion Олександрійський район
Oleksandriys'kyi raion
Onufriivskyi Raion Онуфріївський район
Onufriyivs'kyi raion
(Urban-type settlement)
Petrivskyi Raion Петрівський район
Petrivs'kyi raion
(Urban-type settlement)
Svitlovodskyi Raion Світловодський район
Svitlovods'kyi raion
Ulianovskyi Raion Ульяновський район
Ul'yanovs'kyi raion
Ustynivskyi Raion Устинівський район
Ustynivs'kyi raion
(Urban-type settlement)
Vilshanskyi Raion Вільшанський район
Vilshans'kyi raion
(Urban-type settlement)
Znamianskyi Raion Знам'янський район
Znamyans'kyi raion

Nomenclatur[eedit | eedit soorce]

Maist o Ukraine's oblasts are namit efter thair caipital ceeties, offeecially referred tae as "oblast centers" (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: Kirovohrad is the centre o the Kirovohrads’ka oblast’ (Kirovohrad Oblast). Maist oblasts are whiles referred tae in a feminine noun form an aw, follaein the convention o traditional regional place names, endin wi the suffix "-shchyna", as is the case wi the Kirovohrad Oblast, Kirovohradshchyna.

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