Vitovka Raion

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Vitovka Raion
Вітовській район
Raion
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Coordinates: 46°57′50″N 32°13′24″E / 46.96389°N 32.22333°E / 46.96389; 32.22333Coordinates: 46°57′50″N 32°13′24″E / 46.96389°N 32.22333°E / 46.96389; 32.22333
Kintra  Ukraine
Region Mykolaiv Oblast
Established 1939
Admeen. centre Mykolaiv
Subdiveesions
Govrenment
 • Govrenor Oleksandr Stohrskiy
Aurie
 • Total 1,460 km2 (560 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Tot Decrease 50,755[1]
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Simmer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal index 57200—57287
Aurie code +380 512

Vitovka Raion (Ukrainian: Вітовській район) is locatit in Mykolaiv Oblast o Ukraine. Its admeenistrative centre is the ceety o Mykolaiv, which is incorporatit separately as a ceety o oblast significance an daes no belang tae the raion. Population: 50,755 (2015 est.)[1]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 1939, Mykolaiv Landwart Raion (whiles referred tae as Mykolaiv Raion) in Mykolaiv Oblast wis established wi the centre in the ceety o Mykolaiv.[2] On 12 September 1944, Mykolaiv Raion wis renamit Zhovtneve Raion, an the admeenistrative centre o the raion wis transferred frae Mykolaiv tae the toun o Zhovtneve.[3] On 27 Dizember 1973, Zhovtneve wis mergit intae the ceety o Mykolaiv, an tharefore Mykolaiv became the admeenistrative centre o the raion.[2] Mykolaiv Raion, which existit atween 1923 an 1930, an syne 1963, tho haes its admeenistrative centre in the ceety o Mykolaiv as well, wis an is locatit in a different aurie. On 19 Mey 2016, Zhovtneve Raion wis renamit Vitovka Raion conform tae the law prohibitin names o Communist oreegin.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population o Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 1 July 2016. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Районы Николаевской области" (in Russian). Николаевская область. Электронная историческая энциклопедия. Retrieved 10 March 2016. 
  3. "Николаевская область" (in Russian). Николаевская область. Электронная историческая энциклопедия. Retrieved 10 March 2016. 
  4. "На Николаевщине Жовтневый район переименовали в Витовский" (in Russian). Николаевские новости. 19 May 2016. Retrieved 20 May 2016.