Sokal Raion

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Sokal Raion

Сокальський район
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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
RegionLviv Oblast
Established1939
Admeen. centreSokal
Subdiveesions
Govrenment
 • GovrenorMykola Mysak[1]
Area
 • Total1573 km2 (607 sq mi)
Population
 • Total94,500
 • Density60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal index
80000—80086
Aurie code380-3257
Websitewww.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]

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  • 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 Februar 2012.
  2. a b c "Sokal Raion, Lviv Oblast". Regions of Ukraine and their Structure (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 16 Februar 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 Februar 2012.