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Encyclopedia > Odessa Oblast
Odessa Oblast
Одеська область
/ Odes’ka oblast’
Flag Coat of arms
Map of Ukraine with Odessa Oblast highlighted
Administrative center Odessa
Governor Ivan Vasylyovych Plachkov (People's Union Our Ukraine)
Oblast council
 - Chairperson
 - Council seats

Mykola Leonidovych Skoryk (Party of Regions)
120
Subdivisions
 - Raions
 - Cities of oblast
subordinance
 - Cities
  -Towns
 - Villages

26

7
19
33
1,138
Area
Total
 - Land
 - Water (% of total) 
Ranked 1st
33,310 km²
? km²
? km² (?%)
Population
 - Total (2006)
 - Density
 - Annual Growth
Ranked ?
2,387,543
73/km²
?%
Average Salary (?)
 - Annual Growth

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

65000-68999
UA-51
UP17
+380-48
Web site www.odessa.gov.ua

Odessa Oblast (Ukrainian: Одеська область, translit. Odes’ka oblast’; also referred to as OdeshchynaUkrainian: Одещина) is an oblast (province) of south-western Ukraine. The administrative center of the oblast is the city of Odessa. Image File history File links Odessa-Oblast-flag. ... Image File history File links Odessa-oblast-COA.PNG File links The following pages link to this file: Odessa Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi Rozdilna Yuzhne Vilkovo Reni, Ukraine Izmail Bolhrad Kilia, Ukraine Tatarbunary Balta, Ukraine Template:Cities in Odessa Oblast ... Download high resolution version (1181x825, 16 KB) Map of Ukraine with highlighted Oblast made by Sven Teschke, Germany, 2004 --Steschke 09:29, 2004 Nov 8 (UTC) see also: english version: Image:Map_of_Ukraine_political_enwiki. ... In politics, a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has a second meaning based on an alternative sense of capital) is the principal city or town associated with a countrys government. ... For other uses, see Odessa (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Governor (disambiguation). ... The Peoples Union Our Ukraine (Narodnyi Soyuz Nasha Ukrayina, NSNU) is a political party of Ukraine, considered the continuation of the Viktor Yushchenko Bloc Our Ukraine (Blok Viktora Yushchenka Nasha Ukrayina, BVYNU) alliance. ... Oblast (Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasÅ¥, Russian and Ukrainian: , Belarusian: , Bulgarian: о́бласт) refers to a subnational entity in some countries. ... Ukrainian Party of Regions emblem The Party of Regions ( Ukrainian: , Russian: ) is a Ukrainian political party created in March 2001. ... 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. ... Ukrainian postal codes consist of five digits. ... 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 Odessa Governor Ivan Vasylyovych Plachkov (Peoples Union Our Ukraine) Oblast council  - Chairperson  - Council seats Mykola Leonidovych Skoryk (Party of Regions) 120 Subdivisions  - Raions  - Cities of oblast subordinance  - Cities   -Towns  - Villages 26 7 19 33 1,138 Area Total  - Land  - Water (% of total)  Ranked 1st 33,310 km... 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). ... 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. ... For other uses, see Odessa (disambiguation). ...

Contents

History

The finds from the settlements and burial grounds of Gumelnitsa, Tripolie and Usatovo culture, barrows and hoards of the Bronze Age are of special interest. In the first millennium B.C. ancient Greek colonies, such as Olbia, Tyras, Niconium, Panticapaeum, Chersonesus, were founded on the North Black Sea Coast. Painted vessels, terracottas, sculptures, inscriptions, articles of craft art, represented in muzeum, testify about prosperity of the antique civilization. Reconstruction of a Trypillia hut, in the Trypillia museum, Ukraine. ... Usatovo culture, 3500—3000 BC, an archaeological culture facing the Black sea between the mouths of the Bug River and the Danube in present-day Romania, Moldavia, and southern Ukraine. ... For Pontic Olbia, the Greek colony on the Black Sea coast, see Olbia, Ukraine. ... Tyras, a colony of Miletus, probably founded about 600 BC, situated some 10 m. ... Panticapaeum and other ancient Greek colonies along the north coast of the Black Sea. ... Chersonesus (Херсонес) is an ancient city on the territory of Sevastopol, in the Crimea, Ukraine. ...


The culture of Scythian tribes, inhabited in Black Sea littoral steppes, is represented by finds from settlements and barial grounds. There are weapon items, bronze cauldrons, other utensils, adornments. By the beginning of the first millennium A.D. the Sarmatians displaced the Scythians. In the IIIrd–IVth centuries A.D. the tribal alliance, represented by the items of Chernyakhovo culture, was created. Since the middle of the first millennium the formation of Slavic people began. In the IXth century they were united into a state with Kyiv as a centre. The Khazars, Polovtsy, Pechenegs were the Slavs' neighbours during the different times. The period of the IXth–XIVth centuries is reflected by the materials from the settlements and cities of Kyiv Rus, Belgorod, Caffa-Theodosia, Berezan Island. Sarmatia and Scythia in 100 BC, also shown is the extent of the Parthian Empire. ... Scythian warriors, drawn after figures on an electrum cup from the KulOba kurgan burial near Kerch. ... Theodosia (Russian: Феодосия; Ukrainian: Феодосія; Greek: Θεοδωσία; Crimean Tatar/Turkish: Kefe) is a port and resort city in southern Ukraine, located on the Black Sea coast of Crimea at coordinates 45. ... Berezan is an island in the Black Sea at the entrance of the Dnieper-Bug estuary, Ukraine. ...


Formerly ruled by the Ottoman Empire, the territory of the Odessa oblast passed into Russian and Soviet hands in various stages between the eighteenth century and 20th century. The Russian Empire's expansion along the Black Sea coast led to the creation of the territory of Novorossiya, which was colonised by a variety of peoples, of whom the Russians were dominant. The Odessa oblast corresponds to the most westerly portion of "New Russia". Motto دولت ابد مدت Devlet-i Ebed-müddet (The Eternal State) Anthem Ottoman imperial anthem Borders in 1680, see: list of territories Capital Söğüt (1299–1326) Bursa (1326–65) Edirne (1365–1453) Constantinople (Ä°stanbul, 1453–1922) Language(s) Ottoman Turkish Government Monarchy Sultans  - 1281–1326 Osman I  - 1918–22 Mehmed VI... (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... Anthem: God Save the Tsar! The Russian Empire in 1914 Capital Saint Petersburg Language(s) Russian Government Monarchy Emperor  - 1721-1725 Peter the Great (first)  - 1894-1917 Nicholas II (last) History  - Established 22 October, 1721  - February Revolution 2 March, 1917 Area  - 1897 22,400,000 km2 8,648,688 sq... NASA satellite image of the Black Sea Map of the Black Sea The Black Sea is an inland sea between southeastern Europe and Anatolia that is actually a distant arm of the Atlantic Ocean by way of the Mediterranean Sea. ... Novorossiya (Russian: , literally New Russia) is a historic area now mostly located in southern Ukraine, and partially in southern Russia. ...


The oblast was created on February 27, 1932 as part of the Ukrainian SSR. It was expanded further following the annexation in 1940 of the Romanian territory of Budjak, the part of southern Bessarabia that lay north of the Danube River. This was part of the deal reached between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union in the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact. However, the area in the far south around Izmail was not incorporated into the oblast until 1956. February 27 is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... State motto: Пролетарі всіх країн, єднайтеся! Official language None. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1927 map of Bessarabia from Charles Upson Clarks book Bessarabia or Bessarabiya (Basarabia in Romanian, Besarabya in Turkish, Бесарабія in Ukrainian) is a historical term for the geographic entity in Eastern Europe bounded by the Dniester River on the East and the Prut River on the West. ... Length 2,888 km Elevation of the source 1,078 m Average discharge 30 km before Passau: 580 m³/s Vienna: 1,900 m³/s Budapest: 2,350 m³/s just before Delta: 6,500 m³/s Area watershed 817,000 km² Origin Black Forest (Schwarzwald-Baar, Baden- Württemberg... Nazi Germany, or the Third Reich, commonly refers to Germany in the years 1933–1945, when it was under the firm control of the totalitarian and fascist ideology of the Nazi Party, with the Führer Adolf Hitler as dictator. ... Molotov signs the German-Soviet non-aggression pact. ... Izmail or Ismail (Ukrainian: ; Russian: ; Romanian: Ismail), is a town in south-western Ukraine, located near Danube delta in Odessa Oblast (province). ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Geography

The oblast occupies an area of around 33,300 square kilometres (12,850 sq miles). It is characterised by largely flat steppes divided by the estuary of the Dniester river. Its Black Sea coast comprises numerous sandy beaches, estuaries and lagoons. The region's soils are renowned for their fertility, and intensive agriculture is the mainstay of the local economy. The southwest possesses many orchards and vineyards, while arable crops are grown throughout the region. A steppe in Western Kazakhstan in early spring In physical geography, a steppe (Russian: - , Ukrainian: - , Kazakh: - ), pronounced in English as , is a plain without trees (apart from those near rivers and lakes); it is similar to a prairie, although a prairie is generally considered as being dominated by tall grasses... The Dniester (Ukrainian: , translit. ... NASA satellite image of the Black Sea Map of the Black Sea The Black Sea is an inland sea between southeastern Europe and Anatolia that is actually a distant arm of the Atlantic Ocean by way of the Mediterranean Sea. ... A community apple orchard originally planted for productive use during the 1920s, in Westcliff on Sea (Essex, England) An orchard is an intentional planting of trees or shrubs maintained for food production. ... A vineyard Vineyard with bird netting Wine grapes with netting as protection against birds A vineyard (vignoble in French, vigna or vigneto in Italian, vinha in Portuguese, viña or viñedo in Spanish, Weinberg in German) is a place where grapes are grown for making wine, raisins, or table...


Economy

Significant branches of the oblast's economy are:

The region's industrial capability is principally concentrated in and around Odessa. View of Shell Oil Refinery in Martinez, California. ... Chemical tanks in Lillebonne, France Chemical industry includes those industries involved in the production of petrochemicals, agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, polymers, paints, oleochemicals etc. ... Seaport, a painting by Claude Lorrain, 1638 The Port of Wellington at night. ... wine grapes Viticulture (from the Latin word for vine) refers to the cultivation of grapes, often for use in the production of wine. ... Species T. aestivum T. boeoticum T. compactum T. dicoccoides T. dicoccon T. durum T. monococcum T. spelta T. sphaerococcum T. timopheevii References:   ITIS 42236 2002-09-22 For the indie rock group see: Wheat (band). ... “Corn” redirects here. ... Binomial name Hordeum vulgare L. Barley (Hordeum vulgare) is a major food and animal feed crop, a member of the grass family Poaceae. ... Binomial name Helianthus annuus L. The sunflower (Helianthus annuus) is an annual plant in the family Asteraceae, with a large flower head (inflorescence). ... Two sugar beets - the one on the left has been cultivated to be smoother than the traditional beet, so that it traps less soil. ...


Demographics

The oblast's population (as of 2004) is 2.4 million people, nearly 40% of whom live in the city of Odessa. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Significant Romanian/Moldovan, Bulgarian and Greek minorities reside in the province. The Greek minority is mostly preponderant in the city of Odessa.


Bulgarians and Romanians represent 21% and 13% respectively, of the population of the formerly Romanian region of Budjak, within Odessa oblast. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Subdivisions

Detailed map of Odessa Oblast.

The Odessa Oblast is administratively subdivided into 26 raions (districts), as well as 7 cities (municipalities) which are directly subordinate to the oblast government: Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi, Illichivsk, Izmail, Kotovsk, Teplodar, Yuzhne, and the administrative center of the oblast, Odessa. Map of Odeska oblast, Ukraine Adapted from http://www. ... Map of Odeska oblast, Ukraine Adapted from http://www. ... See rayon for the textile made of processed cellulose. ... Local government areas called districts are used, or have been used, in several countries. ... A municipality is an administrative entity composed of a clearly defined territory and its population and commonly referring to a city, town, or village, or a small grouping of them. ... Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi (Ukrainian: , translit. ... Illichivsk is a port town in Odessa Oblast, Ukraine. ... Izmail or Ismail (Ukrainian: ; Russian: ; Romanian: Ismail), is a town in south-western Ukraine, located near Danube delta in Odessa Oblast (province). ... Kotovsky Memorial in Kotovsk Kotovsk (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Odessa Oblast, Ukraine, administrative center of Kotovskyi Raion. ... Teplodar (Ukrainian: ) is a small city in Odessa Oblast, Ukraine. ... Yuzhny (Ukrainian: , Russian: , translit. ... For other uses, see Odessa (disambiguation). ...

Raions of the Odessa Oblast
In English In Ukrainian Administrative Center
Ananyivskyi Raion Ананьївський район
Anan'yivs'kyi raion
Ananyiv
(City)
Artsyzkyi Raion Арцизький район
Artsyz'kyi raion
Artsyz
(City)
Baltskyi Raion Балтський район
Balts'kyi raion
Balta
(City)
Berezivskyi Raion Березівський район
Berezivs'kyi raion
Berezivka
(City)
Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi Raion Білгород-Дністровський район
Bilhorod-Dnistrovs'kyi raion
Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi
(City)
Biliayivskyi Raion Біляївський район
Biliayivs'kyi raion
Biliayivka
(City)
Bolhradskyi Raion Болградський район
Bolhrads'kyi raion
Bolhrad
(City)
Frunzivskyi Raion Фрунзівський район
Frunzivs'kyi raion
Frunzivka
(Urban-type settlement)
Ivanivskyi Raion Іванівський район
Ivanivs'kyi raion
Ivanivka
(Urban-type settlement)
Izmailskyi Raion Ізмаїльський район
Izmails'kyi raion
Izmail
(City)
Kiliyskyi Raion Кілійський район
Kiliys'kyi raion
Kilia
(City)
Kodymskyi Raion Кодимський район
Kodyms'kyi raion
Kodyma
(City)
Kominternivskyi Raion Комінтернівський район
Kominternivs'kyi raion
Kominternivske
(Urban-type settlement)
Kotovskyi Raion Котовський район
Kotovs'kyi raion
Kotovsk
(City)
Krasnooknianskyi Raion Красноокнянський район
Krasno-oknians'kyi raion
Krasni Okny
(Urban-type settlement)
Liubashivskyi Raion Любашівський район
Liubashivs'kyi raion
Liubashivka
(Urban-type settlement)
Mykolaivskyi Raion Миколаївський район
Mykolayivs'kyi raion
Mykolaivka
(Urban-type settlement)
Ovidiopolskyi Raion Овідіопольський район
Ovidiopols'kyi raion
Ovidiopol
(Urban-type settlement)
Reniyskyi Raion Ренійський район
Reniys'kyi raion
Reni
(City)
Rozdilnianskyi Raion Роздільнянський район
Rozdil'nians'kyi raion
Rozdilna
(City)
Saratskyi Raion Саратський район
Sarats'kyi raion
Sarata
(Urban-type settlement)
Savranskyi Raion Савранський район
Savrans'kyi raion
Savran
(Urban-type settlement)
Shyriayivskyi Raion Ширяївський район
Shyriayivs'kyi raion
Shyriaieve
(Urban-type settlement)
Tarutynskyi Raion Тарутинський район
Tarutyns'kyi raion
Tarutyne
(Urban-type settlement)
Tatarbunarskyi Raion Татарбунарський район
Tatarbunars'kyi raion
Tatarbunary
(City)
Velykomykhailivskyi Raion Великомихайлівський район
Velykomykhailivs'kyi raion
Velyka Mykhailivka
(Urban-type settlement)

Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Artsyz (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Odessa Oblast, Ukraine. ... Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... old jewish cemetery in Balta, 2005 Balta (Ukrainian: ) is a small town (pop. ... Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Berezivka (Ukrainian: ) is a small city in Odessa Oblast, Ukraine. ... Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi (Ukrainian: , translit. ... Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The coat of arms of Bolhrad Bolhrad (Ukrainian: , Bulgarian: ) is a small city in the Odessa Oblast (province) of south-western Ukraine. ... 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. ... 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. ... Izmail or Ismail (Ukrainian: ; Russian: ; Romanian: Ismail), is a town in south-western Ukraine, located near Danube delta in Odessa Oblast (province). ... Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Kilia or Kiliya (Ukrainian:Кілія; Russian: ; Romanian: Chilia) is a town in south-western Ukraine, located in the Danube Delta in Odessa Oblast (province) - in the Budjak informal region. ... Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Kodyma is a town in Odessa Oblast, Ukraine. ... 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. ... Kotovsky Memorial in Kotovsk Kotovsk (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Odessa Oblast, Ukraine, administrative center of Kotovskyi Raion. ... 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. ... 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. ... Mykolaivka (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Donetsk Oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... 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. ... Ovidiopol is a coastal town in Odessa Oblast, Ukraine. ... 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. ... The Reniyskyi Raion (Ukrainian: ; Russian: ) is in south-western Ukraine, in the region of Budzhak. ... Reni is a city with about 20,000 people, located at the south-western tip of Ukraine, in the Budjak region. ... Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Rozdilna is a town in the Odeska oblast of the Ukraine. ... Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Sarata (Romanian: Sărata) is a town in south-western Ukraine, in the region of Bugeac (south-western Odessa Oblast). ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... Tarutynskyi Raion (Ukrainian: ; Bulgarian: ; Russian: ) is a raion (administrative division) in Odessa Oblast in southwestern Ukraine. ... Tarutyne (Ukrainian: ; Bulgarian and Russian: Тарутино Tarutino; Romanian: ; German: ) is an urban-type settlement in southwestern Ukraine. ... 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. ... Tatarbunarskyi Raion (Ukrainian: ) is a raion (district) in Odessa Oblast of Ukraine. ... Tatarbunary is a town in Ukraine approximately 100 kilometers (60 miles) southwest of Odesa, located in the historically-disputed area north of the Danube Delta known as The Dragons Beard. ... 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. ...

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: Odessa is the center of the Odes’ka oblast’ (Odessa 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 Odessa Oblast, Odeshchyna. In politics, a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has a second meaning based on an alternative sense of capital) is the principal city or town associated with a countrys government. ... 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... The Kherson Governorate (Russian: , translit. ...

External link

  • Odessa regional administration homepage


Administrative divisions of Odessa Oblast, Ukraine Flag of Ukraine

Raions: Ananyivskyi | Artsyzkyi | Baltskyi | Berezivskyi | Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi | Biliayivskyi | Bolhradskyi | Frunzivskyi | Ivanivskyi | Izmailskyi | Kiliyskyi | Kodymskyi | Kominternivskyi | Kotovskyi | Krasnooknianskyi | Liubashivskyi | Mykolaivskyi | Ovidiopolskyi | Reniyskyi | Rozdilniaskyi | Saratskyi | Savranskyi | Shyriayivskyi | Tarutynskyi | Tatarbunarskyi | Velykomykhailivskyi Image File history File links Odessa-oblast-COA.PNG File links The following pages link to this file: Odessa Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi Rozdilna Yuzhne Vilkovo Reni, Ukraine Izmail Bolhrad Kilia, Ukraine Tatarbunary Balta, Ukraine Template:Cities in Odessa Oblast ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Raions of Ukraine (Ukrainian: ) are small territorial units of subdivision of Ukraine. ... The Reniyskyi Raion (Ukrainian: ; Russian: ) is in south-western Ukraine, in the region of Budzhak. ... Tarutynskyi Raion (Ukrainian: ; Bulgarian: ; Russian: ) is a raion (administrative division) in Odessa Oblast in southwestern Ukraine. ... Tatarbunarskyi Raion (Ukrainian: ) is a raion (district) in Odessa Oblast of Ukraine. ...

Cities: Ananiv | Artsyz | Balta | Berezivka | Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi | Biliaivka | Bolhrad | Illichivsk | Izmail | Kilia | Kodyma | Kotovsk | Odessa | Reni | Rozdilna | Tatarbunary | Teplodar | Vylkove | Yuzhne As of January 1, 2006 there are 457 cities (Ukrainian: мiсто, misto) in Ukraine. ... Ananiv (Ukrainian: ) is a small city in Odessa Oblast, Ukraine. ... Artsyz (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Odessa Oblast, Ukraine. ... old jewish cemetery in Balta, 2005 Balta (Ukrainian: ) is a small town (pop. ... Berezivka (Ukrainian: ) is a small city in Odessa Oblast, Ukraine. ... Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi (Ukrainian: , translit. ... Biliaivka (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Odessa Oblast, Ukraine. ... The coat of arms of Bolhrad Bolhrad (Ukrainian: , Bulgarian: ) is a small city in the Odessa Oblast (province) of south-western Ukraine. ... Illichivsk is a port town in Odessa Oblast, Ukraine. ... Izmail or Ismail (Ukrainian: ; Russian: ; Romanian: Ismail), is a town in south-western Ukraine, located near Danube delta in Odessa Oblast (province). ... Kilia or Kiliya (Ukrainian:Кілія; Russian: ; Romanian: Chilia) is a town in south-western Ukraine, located in the Danube Delta in Odessa Oblast (province) - in the Budjak informal region. ... Kodyma is a town in Odessa Oblast, Ukraine. ... Kotovsky Memorial in Kotovsk Kotovsk (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Odessa Oblast, Ukraine, administrative center of Kotovskyi Raion. ... For other uses, see Odessa (disambiguation). ... Reni is a city with about 20,000 people, located at the south-western tip of Ukraine, in the Budjak region. ... Rozdilna is a town in the Odeska oblast of the Ukraine. ... Tatarbunary is a town in Ukraine approximately 100 kilometers (60 miles) southwest of Odesa, located in the historically-disputed area north of the Danube Delta known as The Dragons Beard. ... Teplodar (Ukrainian: ) is a small city in Odessa Oblast, Ukraine. ... Vilkovo (Ukrainian: , Russian: ) is a town located in the Ukrainian part of the Danube Delta, at utmost South-West of Ukraine, in Kiliya raion of Odessa oblast. ... Yuzhny (Ukrainian: , Russian: , translit. ...

Urban-type settlements: Frunzivka | Ivanivka | Kominternivske | Krasni Okny | Liubashivka | Mykolaivka | Ovidiopol | Sarata | Savran | Shyriaieve | Tarutyne | Velyka Mykhailivka | more... As of January 1, 2006 there are 886 urban-type settlements (Ukrainian: , translit. ... Ovidiopol is a coastal town in Odessa Oblast, Ukraine. ... Sarata (Romanian: Sărata) is a town in south-western Ukraine, in the region of Bugeac (south-western Odessa Oblast). ... Tarutyne (Ukrainian: ; Bulgarian and Russian: Тарутино Tarutino; Romanian: ; German: ) is an urban-type settlement in southwestern Ukraine. ... As of January 1, 2006 there are 886 urban-type settlements (Ukrainian: , translit. ...

Villages: Kotlovyna | more... Kotlovyna (Ukrainian: ; Russian: translit Kotlovina; until 1948: Bolboka) is a selo (village) in the Reniyskyi Raion of the southern Ukrainian oblast of Odessa. ...


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

Coordinates: 47°00′N, 30°00′E Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... 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. ... Administrative center Chernivtsi Governor Volodymyr Kalish (?) Oblast council  - Chairperson  - Council seats ? (?) ? Subdivisions  - Raions  - Cities of oblast subordinance  - Cities   -Towns  - Villages 11 2 11 8 398 Area Total  - Land  - Water (% of total)  Ranked 24th 8,097 km² ? km² ? km² (?%) Population  - Total (2006)  - Density  - Annual Growth Ranked ? 904,423 113/km² ?% Average... Motto: Процветание в единстве - Prosperity in unity Anthem: Нивы и горы твои волшебны, Родина - Your fields and mounts are wonderful, Motherland Location of Crimea (red) on the map of Ukraine. ... 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 &#1086... 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. ... Location Map of Ukraine with Kiev highlighted. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... Location Map of Ukraine with Sevastopol highlighted. ... 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). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 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. ... As of January 1, 2006 there are 457 cities (Ukrainian: мiсто, misto) in Ukraine. ... Cherkasy (Ukrainian Черкаси, Rus. ... Location Map of Ukraine with Chernihiv highlighted. ... Location Map of Ukraine with Chernivtsi highlighted. ... Location Map of Ukraine with Dnipropetrovsk highlighted. ... Location Map of Ukraine with Donetsk highlighted. ... Location Map of Ukraine with Ivano-Frankivsk highlighted. ... Location Map of Ukraine with Kharkov highlighted. ... Kherson (Ukrainian and Russian Херсон) is a city in southern Ukraine, the capital of Kherson Oblast, with 303,900 inhabitants (2004). ... Location Map of Ukraine with Khmelnytskyi. ... Location Map of Ukraine with Kiev highlighted. ... Location Map of Ukraine with Kirovohrad highlighted. ... Location Map of Ukraine with Luhansk highlighted. ... Lutsk (Ukrainian: Луцьк) is the capital of the Volyn Oblast, Ukraine. ... Motto: Semper fidelis Location Map of Ukraine with Lviv. ... Location Map of Ukraine with Mykolaiv highlighted. ... For other uses, see Odessa (disambiguation). ... Location Map of Ukraine with Poltava highlighted. ... Rivne (Ukrainian: , Russian: , translit. ... Location Map of Ukraine with Sevastopol highlighted. ... Simferopol (Ukrainian: ; Russian: ; Crimean Tatar: , literally: The white mosque) is the capital of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea in southern Ukraine. ... Sumy is a town in the Ukraine Sumy region. ... Ternopil (Ukrainian: , translit. ... Motto: Oblast Zakarpattia Oblast Mayor Serhiy Ratushnyak Area 31. ... Location Map of Ukraine with Vinnytsia highlighted. ... For other uses, see Zaporizhia (disambiguation). ... Zhytomyr (Ukrainian, Russian Житомир, Polish: Å»ytomierz) is the capital of the Zhytomyrska oblast in Ukraine. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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