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Encyclopedia > Zaporizhzhia Oblast
Zaporiz'ka oblast'
Запорізька область
Location of Zaporizhia oblast
Detailed map of Zaporizhia Oblast
Population
Total (2004)
Density
 
2,423,275
73/km²
Area 27,200 km²
Raions 20
Cities 14
City districts 7
Urban localities 23
Villages 920

Zaporizhia Oblast (Запорізька область, Zaporiz'ka oblast’ or Запоріжщина, Zaporizhchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of southern Ukraine. Its capital is Zaporizhzhia. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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. ... 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. ... Zaporizhzhia (Ukrainian: Запоріжжя, Russian: Запорожье, Zaporozhye) is a city in south-eastern Ukraine, the capital of Zaporizka oblast. It lies on the banks of the Dnieper river. ...


This oblast is an important part of Ukraine's industry and agriculture.


The area of the province is 27,200 km²; its population (as of 2004-05-01) is 1.9 million. 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). ...


Important cities include:

From the 15th century to the 18th century, the northern parts of the province belonged to the Zaporizhian Sich - a self-governed military republic of the Ukrainian Cossacks. Berdiansk (Ukrainian: , Berdians’k; Russian: , Berdyansk) is a port city in southeastern Ukraine within the Zaporizhia Oblast (province). ... A nuclear power plant (NPP) is a thermal power station in which the heat source is one or more nuclear reactors generating nuclear power. ... Melitopol (Мелітополь) is a city in Zaporizka oblast of Ukraine. ... Zaporizhzhia (Ukrainian: Запоріжжя, Russian: Запорожье, Zaporozhye) is a city in south-eastern Ukraine, the capital of Zaporizka oblast. It lies on the banks of the Dnieper river. ... (14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Zaporizhian Sich or Zaporozhian Sech (Ukrainian: ,Zaporozka Sich) original Slavonic name Zaporizhska Sich was the center of the Cossacks of Zaporizhzhia. ... It has been suggested that The republican form of government be merged into this article or section. ... This article needs cleanup. ...



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

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Zaporizhzhia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (536 words)
It is the administrative center of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast (province), as well as the administrative center of the surrounding Zaporizky Raion (district) within the oblast.
Zaporizhzhia was formerly referred to as Aleksandrovsk Russian: Александровск, after the commander of the first Russian Army, Prince Alexander Golitsyn, but was renamed in 1921 to Zaporizhzhia.
Although Zaporizhzhia is not regarded as a particularly attractive city, Dnieper River cruise ships make it one of their scheduled stops in order to visit Khortytsia Island.
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