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Volochysk Raion

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Volochysk Raion

Волочи́ський район
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Kintra Ukraine
RegionKhmelnytskyi Oblast
Admeen. centreVolochysk
 • GovrenorLeonid I. Shimansky
 • Total1,103 km2 (426 sq mi)
 • Total58,900
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal index
Aurie code380-3845
WebsiteVolochysk District Council website

Volochysk Raion (Ukrainian: Волочи́ський район) is a raion (admeenistrative destrict) o the Khmelnytskyi Oblast. As o 2004, its population is 58,900, its aurie is 1,103 square kilometres, an the admeenistrative centre is Volochysk. The population o the Volochysky Raion (as o 2004) wis 58,900.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Volochysk Raion is sooth o Teofipol Raion, wast o Krasyliv Raion an Khmelnytskyi, north o Horodok Raion, an east o Ternopil Oblast.

The Buzhok, Grabarka, Zbruch, Sluch, Ushuka an ither rivers flow throu the destrict. The destrict is the source o the Soothren Bug River (near the veelage Kholodets). Thare is a rail line throu the destrict as well as the Uzhgorod-Ternopil-Kirovograd-Donetsk E50 highway. Twa gas pipelines run throu the destrict, Dashava-Kiev an Kiev-Wastren Ukraine.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Thare are mair nor 70 airchaeological steids in the destrict. The steids include Paleolithic, Mesolithic, Bronze Age, Early Airn Age, Chernyakhov cultur an Kievan Rus' dounsets.

Frae 1923 tae 1932 the destrict wis pairt o the Proskuriv region, then frae 1932 tae 1937 it wis pairt o the Vinnytsia region. Follaein that frae 1937 tae 1954 it wis pairt o the Kamenets Podolsk region. Syne 1954 it haes been pairt o the Khmelnytskyi region.

Durin the 1930s collectivization o ferms wis enforcit unner Soviet rule. Bi 10 Juin 1932, 83.4% o the ferms in the destrict haed been collectivisit. Bi 1935 the process wis complete an thare wur nae langer ony privately awned ferms. In 1932 a agricultural college wis opened which trained students in agronomy an ainimal husbandry. On 1 Mairch 1930 a communist newspaper “Dawn” began publication. In 1934 a librar for adults wis opened an in 1937 a childer's librar follaeed.

During Warld War II thare wis a hivy loss o life an property in the destrict. Thoosans o residents wur killed or transportit tae Germany tae labor camps. Efter the war the property losses wur estimatit at 107.8 million rubles, based on prewar values.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Volochysk Raion consists o 1 ceety (Volochysk), 2 touns (Viitivtsi an Narkevychi), an 85 veelages. The veelages o the Volochysk Raion include:

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