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Sokal Raion
Сокальський район
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Sokal Raion is locatit in Lviv Oblast
Sokal Raion
Sokal Raion
Coordinates: 50°23′08″N 24°06′14″E / 50.38556°N 24.10389°E / 50.38556; 24.10389Coordinates: 50°23′08″N 24°06′14″E / 50.38556°N 24.10389°E / 50.38556; 24.10389
Kintra  Ukraine
Region Lviv Oblast
Established 1939
Admeen. centre Sokal
Subdiveesions
Govrenment
 • Govrenor Mykola Mysak[1]
Aurie
 • Total 1,573 km2 (607 sq mi)
Population
 • Tot 94,500
 • Density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Simmer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal index 80000—80086
Aurie code 380-3257
Wabsteid www.sokal-rda.gov.ua

Sokal Raion (Ukrainian: Сокальський район, Sokal’s’kyi raion) is a raion (destrict) o Lviv Oblast (province) in wastren Ukraine. Its admeenistrative centre is the ceety o Sokal. It haes a population o 98,123 as o the 2001 Ukrainian Census.[2]

The Sokal Raion haes a tot o 106 populatit dounsets: fower are ceeties subordinate tae the raion admeenistration, includin Belz, Velyki Mosty, Sokal, an Uhniv; ane urban-teep dounset, Zhvyrka; an 101 veelages.[2]

The raion borders Poland tae the wast, Volyn Oblast tae the north, an Lviv Oblast's Radekhiv Raion tae the east, an the Kamianka-Buzka an Zhovkva Raions tae the sooth.

The raion wis established in 1939[2] wi the annexation o Wastren Ukraine tae the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic. In 1951, the raion's admeenistration wis expandit tae include territories cedit frae the Lublin Voivodship o the Fowkrepublic o Poland durin the 1951 Polish–Soviet territorial exchynge. Durin the transfer, the ceeties o Bełz, Uhnów, Krystynopol, an Waręż wur transferred tae Ukraine.[3]

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Bieszczady Coonty, Poland, which acquired the Ukrainian territories durin the 1951 exchynge

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Leadership". Sokal Raion State Administration (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 16 February 2012. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Sokal Raion, Lviv Oblast". Regions of Ukraine and their Structure (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 16 February 2012. 
  3. Sylwester Fertacz, Krojenie mapy Polski: Bolesna granica. Alfa. Retrieved from the Internet Archive on 14 November 2011

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Media relatit tae Category:Sokal Raion at Wikimedia Commons
  • "Main". Sokal Raion State Administration (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 16 February 2012.