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Encyclopedia > Cherkasy Oblast
Cherkasy Oblast
Черкаська область
/ Cherkas’ka oblast’
Flag Coat of arms
Map of Ukraine with Cherkasy Oblast highlighted
Administrative center Cherkasy
Governor Oleksandr Cherevko (?)
Oblast council
 - Chairperson
 - Council seats

Volodymyr Hres’ (?)
76
Subdivisions
 - Raions
 - Cities of oblast
subordinance
 - Cities
  -Towns
 - Villages

21

6
25
34
838
Area
Total
 - Land
 - Water (% of total) 
Ranked 18th
20,900 km²
? km²
? km² (?%)
Population
 - Total (2006)
 - Density
 - Annual Growth
Ranked ?
1,335,064
66.9/km²
?%
Average Salary (?)
 - Annual Growth

Ranked ?
$? ?%
Abbreviations
 - Postal code
 - ISO 3166-2
 - FIPS 10-4
 - Phone code

?
UA-71
UP01
+380-47
Web site www.oda.ck.ua

Cherkasy Oblast (Ukrainian: Черкаська область, translit. Cherkas’ka oblast’; also referred to as Cherkashchyna - Ukrainian: Черкащина) is an oblast (province) of central Ukraine located along the Dnieper River. The administrative center of the oblast is the city of Cherkasy). Image File history File links Bandera_Txerkassi. ... Image File history File links Tscherkassy-oblast-COA.PNG File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Cherkasy Oblast Shpola Kaniv Cherkasy Chyhyryn Korsun-Shevchenkivskyi Uman Zvenyhorodka Smila, Ukraine Template:Cities in Cherkasy Oblast Lysyanka Raion Template:Raions... Flag of Cherkasy Oblast. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1181x825, 16 KB) Map of Ukraine with highlighted Oblast made by Sven Teschke, Germany, 2004 --Steschke 09:34, 2004 Nov 8 (UTC) see also: english version: Image:Map_of_Ukraine_political_enwiki. ... This article is about a city that serves as a center of government and politics. ... Cherkasy (Ukrainian Черкаси, Rus. ... For other uses, see Governor (disambiguation). ... Oblast (Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasÅ¥, Russian and Ukrainian: , Belarusian: , Bulgarian: о́бласт) refers to a subnational entity in some countries. ... A raion (or rayon) (Russian and Ukrainian: ; Belarusian раён; Azeri: rayon, Latvian: rajons, Georgian: , raioni) is one of two kinds of administrative subdivisions in languages of some post-Soviet states: a subnational entity and a subdivision of a city. ... Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Urban-type settlement (Russian: , posyolok gorodskogo tipa; Ukrainian: , selyshche miskoho typu; abbreviated as in Russian and as in Ukrainian) is an official designation for a certain type of urban settlements used in some of the countries of the former Soviet Union. ... A village is a human settlement commonly found in rural areas. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... This is a list of the Ukrainian oblasts and territories, in order of descending area. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... This is a list of the Ukrainian oblasts and territories, in order of descending population (in 2006, except otherwise stated). ... Sources State Statistics Committee of Ukraine Categories: | | ... Ukrainian postal codes consist of five digits. ... ISO 3166-2 is the second part of the ISO 3166 standard. ... Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) two-letter country codes (FIPS 10-4) are used by the US Government for data processing, and in the CIA World Factbook. ... A telephone numbering plan is a system that allows subscribers to make and receive telephone calls across long distances. ... This is a list of FIPS 10-4 region codes from S-U, using a standardized name format, and cross-linking to articles. ... A telephone numbering plan is a system that allows subscribers to make and receive telephone calls across long distances. ... Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ... Administrative center Cherkasy Governor Oleksandr Cherevko (?) Oblast council  - Chairperson  - Council seats Volodymyr Hres’ (?) 76 Subdivisions  - Raions  - Cities of oblast subordinance  - Cities   -Towns  - Villages 21 6 25 34 838 Area Total  - Land  - Water (% of total)  Ranked 18th 20,900 km² ? km² ? km² (?%) Population  - Total (2006)  - Density  - Annual Growth Ranked ? 1,335... Ukraine is subdivided into 24 oblasts (Ukrainian singular: область, oblast; plural області, oblasti), one autonomous republic (автономна республіка, avtonomna respublika), and two cities with special status (singular місто зі спеціальним статусом, misto zi spetsialnym statusom). ... The Dnieper River (also known as: Dnepr, Dniapro, or Dnipro) is a river which flows from Russia, through Belarus and Ukraine, ending its flow in the Black Sea. ... Capital City is a 60-minute television show produced by Euston Films that ran for 13 episodes in 1989 on ITV. This drama focused on the lives of investment bankers in London living and working on the corporate trading floor for the fictional international bank Shane-Longman. ... Cherkasy (Ukrainian Черкаси, Rus. ...

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Geography

With 20,900 km², the Cherkasy oblast is the 18th largest oblast of Ukraine, comprising about 3.5% of the area of the country. The south flowing Dnieper River with the hilly western bank and the plain eastern bank divides the oblast into two unequal parts. The larger western part belongs to the Dnieper Upland. The low-lying eastern part of the oblast' used to be subject to the frequent Dnieper flooding before the flow of the river became controlled by multiple dams of Hydroelectric Power Plants constructed along the river in the 20th century. The Dnieper River (also known as: Dnepr, Dniapro, or Dnipro) is a river which flows from Russia, through Belarus and Ukraine, ending its flow in the Black Sea. ... A flood (in Old English flod, a word common to Teutonic languages; compare German Flut, Dutch vloed from the same root as is seen in flow, float) is an overflow of water, an expanse of water submerging land, a deluge. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Hydraulic turbine and electrical generator. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999...


The oblast extends for 245km from south-west to north-east, and for 150km from north to south. The northern-most point of the oblast is located is near the village of Kononivka in the Drabivsky Raion (district), the southern-most point near the village of Kolodyste in the Talnivsky Raion, the western-most point near the village of Korytnya in the Zhashkivsky Raion, and the eastern-most point near the village of Stetsivka in the Chyhyrynsky Raion. The geometric centre of the oblast is located near the village Zhuravky of the Horodyshchensky Raion. The oblast borders the Kiev Oblast to the north, the Kirovohrad Oblast to the south, the Poltava Oblast to the east, and the Vinnytsya Oblast to the south. A raion (or rayon) (Russian and Ukrainian: ; Belarusian раён; Azeri: rayon, Latvian: rajons, Georgian: , raioni) is one of two kinds of administrative subdivisions in languages of some post-Soviet states: a subnational entity and a subdivision of a city. ... In geometry, the centre (or center) of an object is a point in some sense in the middle of the object. ... Kiev Oblast (also Kyiv Oblast, Ukrainian: ) is an oblast (province) in central Ukraine. ... Kirovohrad Oblast (Кіровоградська область, Kirovohrads’ka oblast’ or Кіровоградщина, Kirovohradshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Poltava Oblast (Полтавська область, Poltavs’ka oblast’ or Полтавщина, Poltavshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of central Ukraine. ... Vinnytsia Oblast (Ukrainian: ) is an oblast of Ukraine. ...


The oblast has 14 large cities, 19 towns (selysche mis'koho typu), and 838 villages. Urban-type settlement (Russian: , posyolok gorodskogo tipa; Ukrainian: , selyshche miskoho typu; abbreviated as in Russian and as in Ukrainian) is an official designation for a certain type of urban settlements used in some of the countries of the former Soviet Union. ...


History

The Cherkasy Oblast was created as part of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic on January 7, 1954. The oblast's territory was comprised of the major cities of Cherkasy, Smila and Uman, their correspoding raions (districts), as well as 30 former raions of the Vinnytsia, Kiev, Kirovohrad and Poltava Oblasts. Location of Cherkasy Oblast on the map of Ukraine. ... State motto (Ukrainian): Пролетарі всіх країн, єднайтеся! (Translated: Workers of the world, unite!) Official language None. ... January 7 is the seventh day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Cherkasy (Ukrainian Черкаси, Rus. ... Smila (Ukrainian: ) is a city in central Ukraine, the center of Smila Raion within Cherkasy Oblast. ... See rayon for the textile made of processed cellulose. ... Vinnytsia Oblast (Ukrainian: ) is an oblast of Ukraine. ... Kiev Oblast (also Kyiv Oblast, Ukrainian: ) is an oblast (province) in central Ukraine. ... Kirovohrad Oblast (Кіровоградська область, Kirovohrads’ka oblast’ or Кіровоградщина, Kirovohradshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Poltava Oblast (Полтавська область, Poltavs’ka oblast’ or Полтавщина, Poltavshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of central Ukraine. ...


Population

The current estimated population is 1,335,064 (as of 2006). For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...


According to the 2001 Ukrainian census, the oblast's population is almost equally divided between the urban and rural areas (53.7% and 46.3%, respectively)[1]. The demographic situation in this largely agricultural territory is somewhat complicated by population ageing[2]. The first Ukrainian Census after the dissolution of the Soviet Union was carried out by State Statistics Committee of Ukraine on December 5, 2001, twelve years after the last All-Union census in 1989. ... In demographics, population ageing or population aging (see English spelling differences) occurs when the median age of a country or region rises. ...


By ethnic composition, Ukrainians represent the overwhelming majority of the oblast's population (93.6%)[3]. Ethnic Russians are the distant second group of population (5.4%), and are concentrated mainly in the city of Cherkasy. Cherkasy (Ukrainian Черкаси, Rus. ...


The oblast is primarily Ukrainophone. Ukrainian is an East Slavic language, one of three members of this language group, the other two being Russian and Belarusian. ...


Economy

The economy of the Cherkasy Oblast is largely dominated by agriculture. While the winter wheat and sugar beets are the main products grown in the oblast, barley, corn, tobacco and hemp are also grown. Cattle breeding is also important. Winter wheat is a cereal. ... Two sugar beets - the one on the left has been cultivated to be smoother than the traditional beet, so that it traps less soil. ... Binomial name Hordeum vulgare L. Barley (Hordeum vulgare) is a cereal grain, which serves as a major animal feed crop, with smaller amounts used for malting and in health food. ... Look up corn in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article is about the product manufactured from Tobacco plants (Nicotiana spp. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Binomial name Bos taurus Linnaeus, 1758 Cattle (often called cows in vernacular and contemporary usage, or kye as the Scots plural of cou) are domesticated ungulates, a member of the subfamily Bovinae of the family Bovidae. ...


The industry is mainly concentrated in Cherkasy, the oblast's capital and the largest city. A chemical industry was developed in the city in late 1960s in addition to machine building, furniture making and agricultural processing. Cherkasy (Ukrainian Черкаси, Rus. ... Chemical tanks in Lillebonne, France Chemical industry includes those industries involved in the production of petrochemicals, agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, polymers, paints, oleochemicals etc. ...


Tourism

Map of Cherkasy Oblast.
Map of Cherkasy Oblast.

Image File history File links Map of Cherkasy Oblast, Ukraine Adapted from http://www. ... Image File history File links Map of Cherkasy Oblast, Ukraine Adapted from http://www. ...

Subdivisions

The Cherkasy Oblast is subdivided into 21 raions (administrative districts), and 6 of its cities are designated as separate raions within the oblast. A raion (or rayon) (Russian and Ukrainian: ; Belarusian раён; Azeri: rayon, Latvian: rajons, Georgian: , raioni) is one of two kinds of administrative subdivisions in languages of some post-Soviet states: a subnational entity and a subdivision of a city. ...


The districts of the Cherkasy oblast include:

Cherkasy (Ukrainian Черкаси, Rus. ... Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ... Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ... Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ... Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ... Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ... Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ... Kaniv (Polish: Kaniów) is a town on the Dnipro River in Ukraine where the Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko is buried. ... Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ... Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ... Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ... Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ... General data Country: Ukraine Oblast: Cherkasy Oblast Established: March 7, 1923 Area: 746 km² Population: — Total: — Density 28,721 36. ... Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ... Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ... Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ... Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ... Smila (Ukrainian: ) is a city in central Ukraine, the center of Smila Raion within Cherkasy Oblast. ... Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ... Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ... Uman (Ukrainian: , Uman’; Polish: HumaÅ„ ), is a town in central Ukraine, Cherkasy Oblast (province). ... Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ... Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ... Vatutine (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Cherkasy Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ... Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ... Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ...

Nomenclature

Most of Ukraine's oblasts are named after their capital cities, officially referred to as "oblast centers" (Ukrainian: обласний центр, translit. oblasnyi tsentr). The name of each oblast is a relative adjective, formed by adding a feminine suffix to the name of respective center city: Cherkasy is the center of the Cherkas’ka oblast’ (Cherkasy Oblast). Most oblasts are also sometimes referred to in a feminine noun form, following the convention of traditional regional place names, ending with the suffix "-shchyna", as is the case with the Cherkasy Oblast, Cherkashchyna. This article is about a city that serves as a center of government and politics. ... Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ... Kinship is a biological and/or familial relationship between two organisms. ... In grammar, an adjective is a part of speech that modifies a noun or a pronoun, usually by describing it or making its meaning more specific. ... Look up Suffix in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

See also: Romanization of Ukrainian

Romanization or Latinization of Ukrainian denotes a system for representing the Ukrainian language in Latin letters. ...

See also

Ukraine is subdivided into 24 oblasts (Ukrainian singular: область, oblast; plural області, oblasti), one autonomous republic (автономна республіка, avtonomna respublika), and...

References

  • (Ukrainian) (1972) Icтopia мicт i ciл Укpaїнcькoї CCP - Черкаськa область (History of Towns and Villages of the Ukrainian SSR - Cherkasy Oblast), Kyiv.

External links

  • (English) Cherkasy oblast: facts and figures
  • (English) Cherkasy regional state administration


Administrative divisions of Cherkasy Oblast, Ukraine Flag of Ukraine

Raions: Cherkaskyi | Chornobaivskyi | Chyhyrynskyi | Drabivskyi | Horodyshchenskyi | Kamianskyi | Kanivskyi | Katerynopilskyi | Khrystynivskyi | Korsun-Shevchenkivskyi | Lysianskyi | Mankivskyi | Monastyryschenskyi | Shpolianskyi | Smilianskyi | Talnivskyi | Umanskyi | Zhashkivskyi | Zolotoniskyi | Zvenyhorodskyi Image File history File links Tscherkassy-oblast-COA.PNG File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Cherkasy Oblast Shpola Kaniv Cherkasy Chyhyryn Korsun-Shevchenkivskyi Uman Zvenyhorodka Smila, Ukraine Template:Cities in Cherkasy Oblast Lysyanka Raion Template:Raions... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Raions of Ukraine (Ukrainian: ) are small territorial units of subdivision of Ukraine. ... Lysiansky Raion (Ukrainian: ) is a raion (administrative district) of the Cherkasy Oblast. ... General data Country: Ukraine Oblast: Cherkasy Oblast Established: Population: 49800 Area: 1. ...

Cities: Cherkasy | Chyhyryn | Horodysche | Kamianka | Kaniv | Khrystynivka | Korsun-Shevchenkivskyi | Monastyrysche | Shpola | Smila | Talne | Uman | Vatutine | Zhashkiv | Zolotonosha | Zvenyhorodka As of January 1, 2006 there are 457 cities (Ukrainian: мiсто, misto) in Ukraine. ... Cherkasy (Ukrainian Черкаси, Rus. ... Chyhyryn (Ukrainian: ; Russian: ; Polish: ) is a city located in Cherkasy Oblast of central Ukraine. ... The Mykhailivska Church in Horodysche (1844). ... Kamianka (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Cherkasy Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Kaniv (Polish: Kaniów) is a town on the Dnipro River in Ukraine where the Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko is buried. ... Khrystynivka (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Cherkasy Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Korsun-Shevchenkivskyi (or Korsun-Shevchenkivskyi, Korsun-Shevchenkivskyy, Ukrainian: Корсунь-Шевченківський; Polish: KorsuÅ„ Szewczenkowski) is a city in Cherkasy Oblast of Ukraine. ... Monastyrysche (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Cherkasy Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Shpola (Шпола) is a city in the Cherkasy region of Ukraine. ... Smila (Ukrainian: ) is a city in central Ukraine, the center of Smila Raion within Cherkasy Oblast. ... Talne (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Cherkasy Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Vatutine (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Cherkasy Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Zhashkiv (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Cherkasy Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Zolotonosha (Ukrainian: ) is a city located in the Cherkasy Oblast (province) in central Ukraine. ... Zvenyhorodka (Ukrainian:Звенигородка, Russian:Zvenigorodka) is a city in Cherkaska oblast. People David Günzburg Horace Günzburg Categories: | | ...

Urban-type settlements: Babanka | Buky | Chornobai | Drabiv | Irdyn | Katerynopil | Lysianka | Mankivka | Shramivka | Stebliv | Tsvitkove | Tsybuliv | Verkhniachka | Vilshana | Yerky | more... As of January 1, 2006 there are 886 urban-type settlements (Ukrainian: , translit. ... Stebliv (Ukrainian: ) is a townlet in Korsun-Shevchenkivskyi Raion (district) in Cherkasy Oblast (province) in central Ukraine. ... Tsybuliv (Ukrainian: ) is a town in central Ukraine. ... As of January 1, 2006 there are 886 urban-type settlements (Ukrainian: , translit. ...

Villages: Moryntsi | more... Moryntsi (Ukrainian: ) is a village (selo) in central Ukraine. ...



Coat of arms of Ukraine Ukraine Flag of Ukraine
Administrative divisions of Ukraine:
Cherkasy Oblast | Chernihiv Oblast | Chernivtsi Oblast | Autonomous Republic of Crimea | Dnipropetrovsk Oblast | Donetsk Oblast | Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast | Kharkiv Oblast | Kherson Oblast | Khmelnytskyi Oblast | Kiev City | Kiev Oblast | Kirovohrad Oblast | Luhansk Oblast | Lviv Oblast | Mykolaiv Oblast | Odessa Oblast | Poltava Oblast | Rivne Oblast | Sevastopol City | Sumy Oblast | Ternopil Oblast | Vinnytsia Oblast | Volyn Oblast | Zakarpattia Oblast | Zaporizhia Oblast | Zhytomyr Oblast
Administrative centers of subdivision units:
Cherkasy | Chernihiv | Chernivtsi | Dnipropetrovsk | Donetsk | Ivano-Frankivsk | Kharkiv | Kherson | Khmelnytskyi | Kiev | Kirovohrad | Luhansk | Lutsk | Lviv | Mykolaiv | Odessa | Poltava | Rivne | Sevastopol | Simferopol | Sumy | Ternopil | Uzhhorod | Vinnytsia | Zaporizhia | Zhytomyr

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Cherkasy Oblast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (422 words)
The oblast' extends for 245km from south-west to north-east, and for 150km from north to south.
The oblast' borders Kiev Oblast to the north, Kirovohrad Oblast to the south, Poltava Oblast to the east, and Vinnytsya Oblast to the south.
The population of the Cherkasy Oblast' (as of 1 May 2004) is estimated to be 1,367,685.
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