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Encyclopedia > Donetsk Oblast
Donetsk Oblast
Донецька область
Location of Donetsk oblast
Detailed map of Donetsk Oblast
Population
Total (2004)
Density
 
4,703,445
178/km²
Area 26,500 km²
Raions 18
Cities 52
City districts 21
Urban localities 131
Villages 1,124
COA of the Donetsk Oblast
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COA of the Donetsk Oblast

Donetsk Oblast (Ukrainian: Донецька область, Donets’ka oblast’ or Донеччина, Donechchyna) is an oblast (province) of eastern Ukraine. Its administrative center is Donetsk. Historically, the province is an important part of the Donbas region. 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 09:22, 2004 Nov 8 (UTC) Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation... Image File history File links Donetsk_oblast_detail_map. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... World map of the population density in 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... See rayon for the textile made of processed cellulose. ... Image File history File links Gerb-obl-donetsk1. ... Image File history File links Gerb-obl-donetsk1. ... Oblast (Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasÅ¥, Russian and Ukrainian: , Belarusian: , Bulgarian: о́бласт) refers to a subnational entity in some countries. ... In politics a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has an alternative meaning based on an alternative meaning of capital) is the principal city or town associated with its government. ... Motto: Oblast Donetsk Oblast Mayor Boris Kolesnikov Area 358 км² Population  - city  - density 1,131,700 2,838 /km² Founded 1869 Latitude Longitude 48°00′N 37°48′E Area code +380 62 Car plates  ?? sister cities Bochum, Charleroi, Pittsburgh, Sheffield, Taranto, Moscow, Vilnius Municipal Website Donetsk (Ukrainian: , Donetsk; Russian... Categories: Stub | Regions of Ukraine | Ukrainian historical regions ...


The oblast's area of 26,500 km² is equivalent to 4.4% of the territory of Ukraine. Its population (as of 2004) is 4.7 million constitutes 10% of the overall Ukrainian population, making it the most populous and most densely populated region of the country. Its large population is due to the presence of several big industrial cities and numerous villages agglomerated around them (see urbanization). 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


During the 2004 presidential election, political supporters of Viktor Yanukovych threatened to demand the autonomy status for Donetsk and neighboring oblasts in case if their candidate wouldn't be recognized elected. However, no official moves were ever made. The presidential election held in November and December 2004 in Ukraine was mostly a political battle between Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych and former Prime Minister and opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko. ... Viktor Yanukovych Campaign Poster 2004 Viktor Fedorovych Yanukovych (Russian: Виктор Федорович Янукович, Ukrainian: Янукович Віктор Федорович ) (born July 9, 1950) was Prime Minister of Ukraine from November 21, 2002 to December 31, 2004 and current leader of Ukrainian Party of Regions. ... An autonomous (subnational) entity is a subnational entity that has a certain amount of autonomy. ...

Flag of the Donetsk Oblast
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Flag of the Donetsk Oblast

Important cities in the oblast include: Image File history File links Flag-obl-donetsk1. ... Image File history File links Flag-obl-donetsk1. ...

Horlivka or Gorlovka (Горлівка) is a city in the Donets Basin in Ukraine, with a population of 292,000 (2001 census). ... Kramatorsk Coat of Arms from the Soviet times (1970). ... For a long time people thought Makiivka (MAKĪĪBKA, ru. ... Mariupol is a city in the Ukraine. ... Yenakiieve (Єнакієве, also Yenakiyeve, Russian: Енакиево, also Yenakiyevo) is a city in the Donbas region of south-eastern Ukraine, located on the Krynka river. ...

Geography

The Donetsk Oblast is located in southeastern Ukraine. The area of the oblast' (26,900km² ), comprises about 4.4% of the total area of the country.


The oblast borders the Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporizhzhia Oblasts on the southwest, the Luhansk Oblast on the northeast, the Rostov Oblast in the Russian Federation on the east, and with the Azov Sea on the south. Dnipropetrovsk Oblast (Ukrainian: , Dnipropetrovs’ka oblast’ or Дніпропетровщина, Dnipropetrovshchyna) is an oblast of central Ukraine, the most important industrial region of the country. ... Zaporizhia Oblast (Запорізька область, Zaporizka oblast’ or Запоріжщина, Zaporizhchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of southern Ukraine. ... Luhansk Oblast (Ukrainian: , Luhans’ka oblast’ or Луганщина, Luhanshchyna; Russian: , Luganskaya oblast) is the easternmost oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Rostov Oblast (Russian: ) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast), located in Southern Federal District. ... The shallow Sea of Azov is clearly distinguished from the deeper Black Sea. ...

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COA of Donetsk Oblast Cities in Donetsk Oblast Flag of Ukraine
Oblast capital: Donetsk

Amvrosiyivka | Avdiyivka | Artemivsk | Artemove | Bilytske | Bilozerske | Chasiv Yar | Dymytrov | Debaltseve | Dobropilla | Dokuchayivsk | Druzhkivka | Dzerzhynsk | Hirnyk | Horlivka | Ilovaysk | Khartsyzk | Kirovske | Komsomolske | Konstantinovka | Kramatorsk | Krasny Lyman | Krasnoarmiysk | Krasnohorivka | Kurakhove | Makiivka | Maryinka | Mariupol | Mykolayivka | Mospine | Novoazovsk | Novohrodivka | Rodynske | Selydove | Shakhtarsk | Siversk | Slovyansk | Snizhne | Soledar | Svitlodarsk | Svyatohirsk | Torez | Ukrayinsk |Volnovakha | Vuhlehirsk | Vuhledar | Yasynuvata | Yenakiieve | Yunokomunarivsk | Zhdanivka | Zuhres Image File history File links Gerb-obl-donetsk1. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Motto: Oblast Donetsk Oblast Mayor Boris Kolesnikov Area 358 км² Population  - city  - density 1,131,700 2,838 /km² Founded 1869 Latitude Longitude 48°00′N 37°48′E Area code +380 62 Car plates  ?? sister cities Bochum, Charleroi, Pittsburgh, Sheffield, Taranto, Moscow, Vilnius Municipal Website Donetsk (Ukrainian: , Donetsk; Russian... Artemivsk is a city in eastern Ukraine. ... Horlivka or Gorlovka (Горлівка) is a city in the Donets Basin in Ukraine, with a population of 292,000 (2001 census). ... Konstyantynivka (Ukrainian: ) is an industrial city in the Donetsk Oblast (province) of eastern Ukraine, on the Krivoy Torets River, the center of Konstyantynivka Raion (district). ... Kramatorsk Coat of Arms from the Soviet times (1970). ... For a long time people thought Makiivka (MAKĪĪBKA, ru. ... Mariupol is a city in the Ukraine. ... Slovyansk (Ukrainian: , Russian: , also spelled Sloviansk and Slaviansk) is a city in eastern Ukraine, an administrative center of Slovyansk Raion) within Donetsk Oblast. ... Snizhne is a city in eastern Ukraine. ... Torez (Ukrainian: Торез) is a city of oblast subordinance in Donetsk Oblast of Ukraine. ... Yasynuvata (Ясинувата, Russian: Ясиноватая, Yasinovataya) is a city in the Donbas region of south-eastern Ukraine. ... Yenakiieve (Єнакієве, also Yenakiyeve, Russian: Енакиево, also Yenakiyevo) is a city in the Donbas region of south-eastern Ukraine, located on the Krynka river. ...


Subdivisions of Ukraine Flag of Ukraine
Oblasts: Cherkasy | Chernihiv | Chernivtsi | Dnipropetrovsk | Donetsk | Ivano-Frankivsk | Kharkiv | Kherson | Khmelnytskyi | Kirovohrad | Kiev | Luhansk | Lviv | Mykolaiv | Odessa | Poltava | Rivne | Sumy | Ternopil | Vinnytsia | Volyn | Zakarpattia | Zaporizhia | Zhytomyr
Autonomous republic: Crimea
Cities with special status: Kiev | Sevastopol

Image:Example.jpg 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). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Cherkasy Oblast (Черкаська область, Cherkas’ka oblast’ or Черкащина, Cherkashchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast of central Ukraine. ... Chernihiv Oblast (Чернігівська область, Chernihivs’ka oblast’ or Чернігівщина, Chernihivshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of northern Ukraine. ... Chernivtsi Oblast (Ukrainian: , Chernivets’ka oblast’, Regiunea CernăuÅ£i in Romanian) is an oblast in southwestern Ukraine, bordering on Romania and Moldova. ... Dnipropetrovsk Oblast (Ukrainian: , Dnipropetrovs’ka oblast’ or Дніпропетровщина, Dnipropetrovshchyna) is an oblast of central Ukraine, the most important industrial region of the country. ... Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast (Івано-Франківська область, Ivano-Frankivs’ka oblast’ or Івано-Франківщина, Ivano-Frankivshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast of Ukraine. ... Kharkiv Oblast (Харківська область, Kharkivs’ka oblast’ or Харківщина, Kharkivshchyna in Ukrainian; Харьковская область, Khar’kovskaya oblast’ in Russian) is an oblast of eastern Ukraine. ... Kherson Oblast (Херсонська область, Khersons’ka oblast’ or Херсонщина, Khersonshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast of southern Ukraine, just north of Crimea. ... Khmelnytskyi Oblast (Хмельницька область, Khmel’nyts’ka oblast’ or Хмельниччина, Khmelnychchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of western Ukraine. ... Kirovohrad Oblast (Кіровоградська область, Kirovohrads’ka oblast’ or Кіровоградщина, Kirovohradshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... The Coat of Arms of the Kiev Oblast Kiev Oblast (also Kyiv Oblast) is an oblast (province) in central Ukraine. ... Luhansk Oblast (Ukrainian: , Luhans’ka oblast’ or Луганщина, Luhanshchyna; Russian: , Luganskaya oblast) is the easternmost oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Lviv Oblast is an oblast of western Ukraine, created on December 4, 1939. ... Mykolayiv Oblast (Миколаївська область, Mykolaivs’ka oblast’ or Миколаївщина, Mykolaivshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast of Ukraine. ... Odessa Oblast (Ukrainian: Одеська область, Odes’ka oblast’ or Одещина, Odeshchyna) is an oblast of south-western Ukraine. ... Poltava Oblast (Полтавська область, Poltavs’ka oblast’ or Полтавщина, Poltavshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of central Ukraine. ... Rivne Oblast (Рівненська область, Rivnens’ka oblast’ or Рівненщина, Rivnenshchyna in Ukrainian; Rowno in Polish) is an oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Sumy Oblast (Сумська область, Sums’ka oblast’ or Сумщина, Sumshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) in the north-east of Ukraine. ... Ternopil Oblast (Тернопільська область, Ternopil’s’ka oblast’ or Тернопільщина, Ternopil’shchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Vinnytsia Oblast (Ukrainian: ) is an oblast of Ukraine. ... Volyn Oblast (Волинська область, Volyns’ka oblast’ or Волинь/ Волынь, Volyn’ in Ukrainian and Russian respectevely). ... House of the Council of Zakarpattia Oblast in Uzhhorod with Taras Shevchenko Monument Entrance from Ivano-Frankivsk on route A 265 Zakarpattia Oblast or Transcarpathian Oblast (Ukrainian: ; Hungarian: Kárpátalja) is an oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Zaporizhia Oblast (Запорізька область, Zaporizka oblast’ or Запоріжщина, Zaporizhchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of southern Ukraine. ... Flag of Zhytomyr Oblast Coat of Arms of Zhyomyr Oblast Zhytomyr Oblast (Житомирська область, Zhytomyrs’ka oblast’ or Житомирщина, Zhytomyrshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of northern Ukraine. ... Motto: Процветание в единстве - Prosperity in unity Anthem: Нивы и горы твои волшебны, Родина - Your fields amd mounts are wonderful, Motherland Capital Simferopol Largest cities Simferopol, Eupatoria, Kerch, Theodosia, Yalta Official language Ukrainian. ... A monument to St. ... Sevastopol (Russian and Ukrainian: Севастополь; Crimean Tatar: ), formerly known as Sebastopol, is a port city in Ukraine, located on the Black Sea coast of Crimean peninsula. ... Image File history File links Example. ...


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Donetsk Oblast (Ukrainian: Донецька область, Donets’ka oblast’ or Донеччина, Donechchyna) is an oblast (province) of eastern Ukraine.
The oblast's area of 26,500 km² is equivalent to 4.4% of the territory of Ukraine.
The oblast borders the Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporizhzhia Oblasts on the southwest, the Luhansk Oblast on the northeast, the Rostov Oblast in the Russian Federation on the east, and with the Azov Sea on the south.
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