Boykivske Raion

Boykivske Raion (Ukrainian: Бойківський район, [Boykivskyi raion] error: {{lang}}: text haes italic markup (help)) is ane o the 18 admeenistrative raions (a destrict) o Donetsk Oblast, locatit in sootheastren Ukraine. The admeenistrative centre o the destrict is locatit in the urban-teep dounset o Boykivske. Population: 29,550 (2013 est.)[3] Till 2016 it wis kent as Telmanove Raion namit efter the German Communist leader Ernst Thälmann.

Boykivske Raion

Бойківський район
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Kintra Ukraine
RegionDonetsk Oblast
Established1923
Admeen. centreBoykivske (de jure)
Myrne (de facto)[1][2]
Subdiveesions
Govrenment
 • GovrenorOlga Afenkina
Area
 • Total812.92 km2 (313.87 sq mi)
Population
 (2013)
 • TotDecrease 29,550
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal index
87100-87182
Aurie code+380 6279

HistoryEedit

As the result o the 1951 Pols–Soviet territorial exchynge, the Soviet authorities deportit an resettled approximately 400 faimilies o Boykos frae veelage o Chorna (theday Czarna in Poland), the umwhile Nyzhni Ustryky Raion o Drohobych Oblast that wis transferred tae Poland.

On 9 Dizember 2014, the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's naitional pairlament, chyngit the boondars an tot aurie o the Telmanove Raion tae encompass 812.92 km2 (313.87 sq mi). The destrict's admeenistration biggins an govrenment wis muivit tae the Myrne urban-teep dounset follaein the events surroondin the War in Donbass.[1][2]

A smaw pairt o the raion on the wast bank o the Kalmius river is ower Ukrainian airmy control, frae the north ceety o Starohnativka tae the sooth ceety o Mykolaivka.

In 2016 the Verkhovna Rada renamit the raion intae Boykivske efter its admeenistrative center.

GeographyEedit

The Telmanove borders Novoazovsk Raion tae its sooth, Volodarske Raion tae its southwest, Volnovakha Raion tae its wast, Starobesheve Raion tae its north. Tae the east o the Telmanove Raion stretches the internaitional Russia-Ukraine border.

Admeenistrative diveesionsEedit

The destrict is dividit intae three dounset cooncils an twal landwart cooncils.

DemographicsEedit

Accordin tae the 2001 Ukrainian Census:[4]

Ethnicity
Ukrainians 20,442 57.8%
Roushies 7,359 20.8%
Greeks (Urums) 6,172 17.5%
Tatars 623 1.8%
Belaroushies 165 0.5%
Germans 152 0.4%

Note: Urums are Turkic speakin Greeks. Mony o thaim wur deportit here afore the First annexation o Crimea bi the Roushie Empire frae Balaklava which ance wis a cultural centre o Pontic Greeks (see an aw Mariupol Greek).

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ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Laws o Ukraine. Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine No. 32-VIII: Про зміни в адміністративно-територіальному устрої Донецької області, зміну і встановлення меж Волноваського, Новоазовського та Тельманівського районів Донецької області (On the changes in the administrative and territorial structure of Donetsk Oblast, changing and defining the boundaries of the Volnovakha, Novoazovsk and Telmanove Raions of Donetsk Oblast). Adoptit on 11 December 2014. (Ukrainian)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "In the Donetsk Oblast three district centers removed from the territory seized by militants". Ukrayinska Pravda (in Ukrainian). 8 December 2014. Retrieved 31 December 2014.
  3. "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population o Ukraine)" (in Ukrainian). State Stateestics Service o Ukraine. Retrieved 21 January 2015.
  4. "Національний склад та рідна мова населення Донецької області" (in Ukrainian). Archived frae the oreeginal on 27 November 2012. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help); Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

Coordinates: 47°32′N 37°46′E / 47.533°N 37.767°E / 47.533; 37.767