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Encyclopedia > Zhitomir Oblast
Zhytomyrs'ka Oblast'
Житомирська область
Location of Zhytomyr Oblast
Detailed map of Zhytomyr Oblast
Population
Total (2004)
Density
Urban

1,354,966
45/km²
56.2%
Area 29,900 km²
Raions 23
Cities 11
City districts 2
Urban localities 43
Villages 1,625
Flag of Zhytomyr Oblast
Flag of Zhytomyr Oblast
Coat of Arms of Zhyomyr 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. Its capital is Zhytomyr. Historically, the province is a part of Ukrainian Polesia. 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 09:32, 2004 Nov 8 (UTC) see also: english version: Image:Map_of_Ukraine_political_enwiki. ... Image File history File links Map of Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukraine Adapted from http://www. ... It has been designated the: International Year of Rice (by the United Nations) International Year to Commemorate the Struggle against Slavery and its Abolition (by UNESCO) 2004 World Health Day topic was Road Safety (by World Health Organization) Year of the Monkey (by the Chinese calendar) See the world in... 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 File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... 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. ... Zhytomyr (Ukrainian, Russian Житомир, Polish: Å»ytomierz) is the capital of the Zhytomyrska oblast in Ukraine. ... 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. ...


The area of the region is 29,832 km². Its population (as of 1 May 2004) is 1.342 million. 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The economy of Zhytomyrs'ka oblast' mostly deals with mining of granite and other construction stone, forestry, agriculture and various machinery manufacturing. The El Chino Mine located near Silver City, New Mexico is an open-pit copper mine This article is about mineral extraction. ... Sedimentary, volcanic, plutonic, metamorphic rock types of North America. ... A decidous beech forest in Slovenia. ... A machine is any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of tasks. ...


The northern part of the province is highly affected by the Chornobyl accident: some of the towns and raions are devastated and included in the Chornobyl zone, others prohibited from agriculture. The Chernobyl Nuclear power plant The Chernobyl accident which occurred on 26 April 1986 at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine (then part of the Soviet Union) is widely regarded as the worst in the history of nuclear power generation. ... Main street in Bastrop, Texas, a small town A town is a residential community of people ranging from a few hundred to several thousands, although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan areas. ... See rayon for the textile made of processed cellulose. ... 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...


Important cities of Zhytomyrs'ka oblast' include:

Berdychiv (Ukrainian: ; Polish language: Berdyczów; Russian: , Berdichev) is a town in Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukraine, 44 km south of Zhytomyr. ... Korosten is a city in northern Ukraine. ... Novohrad-Volynskyi (aka Novohrad-Volynskyy; Ukrainian:Новоград-Волинський) is a city in Zhytomyr Oblast of Ukraine. ... Zhytomyr (Ukrainian, Russian Житомир, Polish: Å»ytomierz) is the capital of the Zhytomyrska oblast in Ukraine. ...

Raions

  • Andrushivka Raion (Андрушівський район, Andrushivs’kyi raion)
  • Baranivka Raion (Баранівський район, Baranivs’kyi raion)
  • Berdychiv Raion (Бердичівський район, Berdychivs’kyi raion)
  • Brusyliv Raion (Брусилівський район, Brusylivs’kyi raion)
  • Cherniakhiv Raion (Черняхівський район, Cherniakhivs’kyi raion)
  • Chervonoarmiisk Raion (Червоноармійський район, Chervonoarmiis’kyi raion)
  • Chudniv Raion (Чуднівський район, Chudnivs’kyi raion)
  • Dzerzhynsk Raion (Дзержинський район, Dzerzhyns’kyi raion)
  • Korosten Raion (Коростенський район, Korostens’kyi raion)
  • Korostyshiv Raion (Коростишівський район, Korostyshivs’kyi raion)
  • Luhyny Raion (Лугинський район, Luhyns’kyi raion)
  • Liubar Raion (Любарський район, Liubars’kyi raion)
  • Malyn Raion (Малинський район, Malyns’kyi raion)
  • Narodychi Raion (Народицький район, Narodyts’kyi raion)
  • Novohrad-Volynskyi Raion (Новоград-Волинський район, Novohrad-Volyns’kyi raion)
  • Olevsk Raion (Олевський район, Olevs’kyi raion)
  • Ovruch Raion (Овруцький район, Ovruts’kyi raion)
  • Popilnia Raion (Попільнянський район, Popil’nians’kyi raion)
  • Radomyshl Raion (Радомишльський район, Radomyshl’s’kyi raion)
  • Ruzhyn Raion (Ружинський район, Ruzhyns’kyi raion)
  • Volodarsk-Volynskyi Raion (Володарськ-Волинський район, Volodars’k-Volyns’kyi raion)
  • Yemilchyne Raion (Ємільчинський район, Emil’chyns’kyi raion)
  • Zhytomyr Raion (Житомирський район, Zhytomyrs’kyi raion)


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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