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Encyclopedia > Kiev Oblast
Kiev Oblast'
Київська область
The Coat of Arms of the Kiev Oblast
Location of Kiev Oblast
Detailed map of Kiev Oblast
Population
Total (2004)
Density
Urban
 
1,789,259 (excluding Kiev)
64/km²
58.6%
Area 28,100 km²
Raions 25
Cities 25
City districts n/a
Urban localities 30
Villages 1,129

Kiev Oblast (also Kyiv Oblast, Ukrainian: Київська область, Kyivs’ka oblast’ or Київщина, Kyivshchyna) is an oblast (province) in central Ukraine. The city of Kiev (Ukrainian: Київ or Kyiv) itself despite being located in the center of the oblast, and hosting governing bodies of the oblast is not subordinated to the oblast's government. Image File history File links Kiew-oblast-COA.PNG File links The following pages link to this file: Kiev 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 09:22, 2004 Nov 8 (UTC) see also: english version: Image:Map_of_Ukraine_political_enwiki. ... Image File history File links Map of Kiev Oblast, Ukraine Adapted from http://www. ... 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. ... Oblast (Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasÅ¥, Russian and Ukrainian: , Belarusian: , Bulgarian: о́бласт) refers to a subnational entity in some countries. ... Motto: Oblast Municipality Municipal government City council (Київська Міська рада) Mayor Oleksandr Omelchenko Mayor-elect Leonid Chernovetsky Area 800 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 2,660,401 100% 3,299/km² Founded City rights around 5th century 1487 Latitude Longitude Area code +380 44 Car plates AA (before 2004: КА,КВ,КЕ,КН,КІ) Sister cities Athens, Brussels...


The oblast is subdivided into 25 raions (administrative districts). It consists of 25 cities, 30 towns, and more than 1000 villages. See rayon for the textile made of processed cellulose. ... As of January 1, 2006 there are 457 cities (Ukrainian: мiсто, misto) in Ukraine. ...


The area of the oblast is 28,100 km² (approximately 35 times the area of Kiev city). The population (excluding Kiev) is 1.8 millions (as of 2004-05-01). 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ...


The Head of the Kiev Oblast State Administration is Vira Ulianchenko.

Contents


History

The oblast was created in the Ukrainian SSR on February 27, 1932 after the Soviet administrative reform. State motto: Пролетарі всіх країн, єднайтеся! Official language None. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... Soviet redirects here. ...


The current borders of the oblast were last set following the Chernobyl accident. The new city of Slavutych was constructed in Chernihiv Oblast, and its territory was transferred from Chernihiv Oblast to Kiev Oblast. The nuclear power plant at Chernobyl prior to the completion of the sarcophagus. ... Slavutych, named after the Old Slavic name of the near-by Dnieper River, is a town on the left bank of the river in the Chernihiv oblast of Ukraine. ... Chernihiv Oblast (Чернігівська область, Chernihivs’ka oblast’ or Чернігівщина, Chernihivshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of northern Ukraine. ...


Historical administrative units that later became the territory of the Oblast included the Kijow Voivodship under the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, and Kiev Guberniya under the Russian Empire. The northern part of the oblast belongs to the European historical region of Polesia. The Kijów Voivodship (Polish: Województwo Kijowskie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania since 14th century till 1569 and of the Kingdom of Poland since 1569 till 1793/1795. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The presumable banner of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania with the coat of arms, called Пагоня in Belarusian, Vytis in Lithuanian and PogoÅ„ in Polish Another version of the Lithuanian banner The Grand Duchy of Lithuania (Lithuanian: Lietuvos Didžioji KunigaikÅ¡tystÄ—, Belarusian: Вялі́кае Кня́ства Літо́ўскае (ВКЛ), Ukrainian: Велике Князівство Литовське (ВКЛ), Polish: Wielkie KsiÄ™stwo Litewskie) was an... Guberniya (Russian: ) (also gubernia, guberniia, gubernya) was a major administrative subdivision of the Imperial Russia, usually translated as governorate or province. ... Official language Russian Official Religion Russian Orthodox Christianity Capital Saint Petersburg (Petrograd 1914-1925) Area Approx. ... Polesie (Polish spelling; Polissya, Полісся in Ukrainian, Polesye, Полесье in Russian, Palyessye or Palesse, Пале́сьсе in Belarusian, formerly also Polesia in Latin) is one of the largest European swampy areas, located in the South-Western part of the Eastern-European Lowland, within the territories of Belarus, Ukraine and Poland. ...


Geography

The oblast is equally located on both banks of Dnieper River north and south of Kiev. Other significant rivers in the oblast are Dnieper's tributaries: Prypiat (R), Desna (L), Teteriv (R), Irpin', Ros' and Trubizh. The Dnieper River (also: Dnepr, Dniapro, or Dnipro) is a river (2,290 km length) which flows from Russia through Belarus and then Ukraine. ... A tributary (or affluent or confluent) is a contributory stream, a river that does not reach the sea, but joins another major river (a parent river), to which it contributes its waters, swelling its discharge. ... The Pripyat River (Ukrainian: Припять, Prýpyat; Belarusian: Прыпяць, Prýpyats, Polish Prypeć) is a river in Eastern Europe, of approximately 440 miles (710 km). ... Desna () is a river in Russia and Ukraine, left tributary of the Dnieper. ... Length 162 km Elevation of the source - m Average discharge - m³/s Area watershed - km² Origin Ukraine Mouth Kyivske reservoir of the Dnieper Basin countries Ukraine Irpin’ (Ukrainian: Ірпінь; Russian: Ирпень), often called Irpen’ as its name is pronounced in Russian, is a river in Ukraine, a right tributary... Ros (Russian and Ukrainian: , Ros’) is a river in Ukraine, 346 km in length, a right tributary of the Dnieper river. ... Trubizh is a river entirely located in Ukraine, a left tributary of Dnieper. ...


Chornobyl zone

The north-western end of the oblast is a part of the Zone of alienation due to the radioactive contamination caused by the Chernobyl (Chornobyl) nuclear reactor accident. The largest cities within zone are Chornobyl and Prypyat, which are now abandoned ghost towns. The city of Slavutych was built outside of the zone to host evacuated residents of Prypyat and personnel of the zone installations. The Zone of Alienation, which is often referred to as The Chernobyl Zone, The 30 Kilometre Zone, The Zone of Exclusion or The Fourth Zone (Ukrainian official designation: Зона відчуження Чорнобильської АЕС, zona vidchuzhennya Chornobylskoyi AES, colloquially: Чорнобильська зона, Chornobylska zona оr Четверта зона, Chetverta zona) is the 30-km exclusion zone around the... The radiation warning symbol (trefoil). ... The nuclear power plant at Chernobyl prior to the completion of the sarcophagus. ... Chernobyl area. ... Pripyat Abandoned village near Pripyat View of Chernobyl from Pripyat The Ukrainian city of Prypyat (При́пять) (in Russian, Pripyat (При́пять), located (51°22′60″ N 30°6′0″ E) in the north of Ukraine near the Belarus border, is an abandoned city. ... A street corner in the ghost town of Bodie, California. ... Slavutych, named after the Old Slavic name of the near-by Dnieper River, is a town on the left bank of the river in the Chernihiv oblast of Ukraine. ...


Important cities

Bila Tserkva (Ukrainian Бiла Церква, literally White Church, Polish Biała Cerkiew, Russian Белая Церковь, Belaya Tserkov) is a city in Kyivska oblast of Ukraine. ... Brovary (Ukrainian Бровари) is a city in Ukraines Kyivska oblast, close to the capital city of Kyiv. ... Boryspil’ (Ukrainian Бориспіль) is a city in northern Ukraine, situated in the left-bank part of Kyivska oblast, close to the capital city of Kyiv. ... Fastiv (Ukrainian Фастів) is a city in northern Ukraine, a center of the Fastivskyi raion (district) within Kyivska oblast. Population 50,500 (2004). ... Irpin (Ukrainian: Ірпiнь) is a city in the Kiev Oblast of Ukraine located on the Irpin River river. ... Bucha (Ukrainian: Буча, Bucha) is a town in Ukraines Kiev Oblast. ... A conurbation is an urban area comprising a number of cities or towns which, through population growth and expansion, have physically merged to form one continuous built up area. ... Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi (Ukrainian: Переяслав-Хмельницький, also spelled Pereyaslav-Khmelnytskyy) is a town in Ukraines Kyivska oblast by the Trubezh River, south from the capital city of Kyiv. ... Slavutych, named after the Old Slavic name of the near-by Dnieper River, is a town on the left bank of the river in the Chernihiv oblast of Ukraine. ... Tarascha is a town near Kiev, Ukraine. ... Vasylkiv (Ukrainian: ), also called by its Old Slavic name Vasilkov (Russian: ) is a city at Stugna river in Ukraines Kiev Oblast (province), a center of Vasylkiv Raion (district). ... Vyshhorod is a town in Kiev Oblast, Ukraine. ...

The "exclaves"

The Slavutych municipality is located in Chernihiv Oblast on the eastern bank of Dnieper, but officially belongs to Kiev Oblast (without bordering it, being a kind of administrative exclave). Slavutych, named after the Old Slavic name of the near-by Dnieper River, is a town on the left bank of the river in the Chernihiv oblast of Ukraine. ... Chernihiv Oblast (Чернігівська область, Chernihivs’ka oblast’ or Чернігівщина, Chernihivshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of northern Ukraine. ... D is Bs exclave, but is not an enclave. ...


Similarly, the town of Kotsiubynske is located within the Kiev city and much integrated into it, although officially belonging to Kiev Oblast. Motto: Oblast Municipality Municipal government City council (Київська Міська рада) Mayor Oleksandr Omelchenko Mayor-elect Leonid Chernovetsky Area 800 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 2,660,401 100% 3,299/km² Founded City rights around 5th century 1487 Latitude Longitude Area code +380 44 Car plates AA (before 2004: КА,КВ,КЕ,КН,КІ) Sister cities Athens, Brussels...


See also

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). ... Motto: Oblast Municipality Municipal government City council (Київська Міська рада) Mayor Oleksandr Omelchenko Mayor-elect Leonid Chernovetsky Area 800 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 2,660,401 100% 3,299/km² Founded City rights around 5th century 1487 Latitude Longitude Area code +380 44 Car plates AA (before 2004: КА,КВ,КЕ,КН,КІ) Sister cities Athens, Brussels... 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. ... Cherkasy Oblast (Ukrainian: Черкаська область, Cherkas’ka oblast’ or Черкащина, Cherkashchyna) is an oblast (province) of central Ukraine located along the Dnieper River. ... Chernihiv Oblast (Чернігівська область, Chernihivs’ka oblast’ or Чернігівщина, Chernihivshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of northern Ukraine. ...

External links

  • (English) Official website of Kiev Oblast Administration
  • (English)/(Ukrainian) Wormwood Forest - a commercial site, however, containing free-access Chernobyl-related maps and photogallery


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 File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... 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). ... Cherkasy Oblast (Ukrainian: Черкаська область, Cherkas’ka oblast’ or Черкащина, Cherkashchyna) is an oblast (province) of central Ukraine located along the Dnieper River. ... 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. ... COA of the Donetsk Oblast Donetsk Oblast (Ukrainian: Донецька область, Donets’ka oblast’ or Донеччина, Donechchyna) is an oblast (province) of eastern Ukraine. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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 Crimea (officially Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukrainian transliteration: Avtonomna Respublika Krym, Ukrainian: Автономна Республіка Крим, Russian: Автономная Республика Крым, pronounced cry-MEE-ah in English) is a peninsula and an Ukraine on the northern coast of the Black Sea. ... 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). ... Motto: Oblast Municipality Municipal government City council (Київська Міська рада) Mayor Oleksandr Omelchenko Mayor-elect Leonid Chernovetsky Area 800 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 2,660,401 100% 3,299/km² Founded City rights around 5th century 1487 Latitude Longitude Area code +380 44 Car plates AA (before 2004: КА,КВ,КЕ,КН,КІ) Sister cities Athens, Brussels... Sevastopol (Ukrainian and Russian: ; Crimean Tatar: ), formerly known as Sebastopol, is a port city in Ukraine, located on the Black Sea coast of Crimean peninsula. ...

COA of Kiev Oblast Kiev Oblast, Ukraine Flag of Ukraine
Raions:

Baryshivka | Bila Tserkva | Boguslav | Boryspil | Borodianka | Brovary | Fastiv | Ivankiv | Kaharlyk | Kiev-Svyatoshyn | Makariv Myronivka | Obukhiv | Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi | Polesia | Rokytne | Skvyra | Stavyshche | Tarashcha | Tetiiv | Vasylkiv | Volodarka | Vyshhorod | Yahotyn | Zhurivka Image File history File links Kiew-oblast-COA.PNG File links The following pages link to this file: Kiev Oblast ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ...

Cities:

Berezan | Bila Tserkva | Bohuslav | Boryspil | Borodyanka | Boyarka | Brovary | Chornobyl | Fastiv | Irpin | Kaharlyk | Myronivka Obuhiv | Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi | Prypiat | Rzhyschiv | Skvyra | Slavutych | Tarascha | Tetiiv | Ukrayinka | Uzyn | Vasylkiv Vyshgorod | Vyshneve | Yahotyn Bila Tserkva (Ukrainian Бiла Церква, literally White Church, Polish Biała Cerkiew, Russian Белая Церковь, Belaya Tserkov) is a city in Kyivska oblast of Ukraine. ... Boryspil’ (Ukrainian Бориспіль) is a city in northern Ukraine, situated in the left-bank part of Kyivska oblast, close to the capital city of Kyiv. ... Brovary (Ukrainian Бровари) is a city in Ukraines Kyivska oblast, close to the capital city of Kyiv. ... Chernobyl area. ... Fastiv (Ukrainian Фастів) is a city in northern Ukraine, a center of the Fastivskyi raion (district) within Kyivska oblast. Population 50,500 (2004). ... Irpen (Ирпень, also known as Irpin or Iрпiнь) is a river in Ukraine, a right tributary to Dnieper. ... Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi or Pereyaslav-Khmelnytskyy (Ukrainian: , Pereiaslav-Khmel′nyts′kyi) is a town by the Trubezh River in Ukraines Kiev Oblast, south of Kiev. ... Prypiat Abandoned village near Prypiat View of the Chernobyl power plant from Prypiat Prypiat is an abandoned city in northern Ukraine, near the border of Belarus. ... Skvyra (Ukrainian:Сквира) is a town in Kiev Oblast of Ukraine. ... Slavutych, named after the Old Slavic name of the near-by Dnieper River, is a town on the left bank of the river in the Chernihiv oblast of Ukraine. ... Tarascha is a town near Kiev, Ukraine. ... Vasylkiv (Ukrainian: ), also called by its Old Slavic name Vasilkov (Russian: ) is a city at Stugna river in Ukraines Kiev Oblast (province), a center of Vasylkiv Raion (district). ... Vyshhorod is a town in Kiev Oblast, Ukraine. ...


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