Kosiv Raion

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Kosiv Raion

Косівський район
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Coat o airms o Kosiv Raion
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Kintra Ukraine
RegionIvano-Frankivsk Oblast
Admeen. centreKosiv
 • GovrenorYaroslav Shynkaruk
 • Total903 km2 (349 sq mi)
 • Total90,167
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal index
Aurie code+380
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Kosiv Raion (Ukrainian: Косівський район) is a raion (admeenistrative destrict) o the Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast o Ukraine. The ceety o Kosiv is the admeenistrative centre o the raion.

General information[eedit | eedit soorce]

The destrict is locatit in the Precarpathie region o Ukraine. The total aurie is 903 km² wi 91,1 thoosan inhabitants.

The climate is moderately continental.

The muntains go up tae 1000 m abuin the sea level in the muntainous pairt o the raion. Thare are few big rivers amang the muntains: Cheremosh — 80 km, Pistynka — 56 km, Rybnytsa — 54 km.

Airchaeological fynds show that the territory o the raion wis inhabitit frae the Neolithic times. First written information aboot Kosiv is frae 1424. Firstly, the toun wis cried Rykiv, an anerly latter it wis renamit tae Kosiv. Ither auld dounsets o the raion are Kobaky (15t century), Kuty (1448), Vyzhnii Bereziv (1412).

Famous fowk[eedit | eedit soorce]

Famous fowk that wur born, livit or wirkit in Kosiv destrict:

  • Marko Cheremshyna (1874-1927) wis a Ukrainian writer o Hutsul backgrund.
  • Dmytro Pavlychko (1929) is a Ukrainian poet, translator, scriptwriter, culturologist, poleetical an public figur, an dissident.

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