Dnipropetrovsk Oblast (Ukrainian: Дніпропетровська область, Dnipropetrovs’ka oblast’ or Дніпропетровщина, Dnipropetrovshchyna) is an oblast (province) o central Ukraine, the maist important industrial region o the kintra. Its admeenistrative centre is Dnipro.

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

Дніпропетровська область
Dnipropetrovs’ka oblast’
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Location o Dnipropetrovsk Oblast (red) athin Ukraine (blue)
Location o Dnipropetrovsk Oblast (red) athin Ukraine (blue)
Kintra Ukraine
Established22 Januar 1946
Admin. centreDnipro
Lairgest ceetiesDnipro, Kryvyi Rih, Kamianske, Marhanets
Govrenment
 • GovernorDmytro Kolesnikov[1] (Pairty o Regions[2])
 • Oblast cooncil100 seats
 • ChairpersonYuriy Hryhorovych Vilkul
Area
 • Total31,914 km2 (12,322 sq mi)
Aurie rankRanked 2nt
Population
 (2005)
 • Tot3,476,200
 • RankRanked 2nt
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Demografics
 • Offeecial leid(s)Ukrainian Roushie
 • Average salaryUAH 1131 (2006)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
49-53xxx
Aurie code+380-56
ISO 3166 codeUA-12
Raions22
Ceeties o oblast subordinance18
Ceeties (tot)20
Touns45
Veelages1438
FIPS 10-4UP04
Wabsteidwww.adm.dp.gov.ua
www.rada.gov.ua

Important ceeties athin the oblast include: Dnipro, Kryvyi Rih, Kamianske, Nikopol

GeographyEedit

The Dnipropetrovsk Oblast is locatit in sootheastren Ukraine. The aurie o the oblast' (31,900 km²), comprises aboot 5.3% o the tot aurie o the kintra.

Its langitude frae north tae sooth is 130 km, frae east tae wast – 300 km. The oblast' borders the Poltava an Kharkiv Oblast's on the north, the Donetsk Oblast on the east, the Zaporizhia an Kherson Oblast's on the sooth, an the Mykolaiv an Kirovohrad Oblast's on the wast.

Historical steidsEedit

The follaein historical-cultural steids wur nominatit tae the Seiven Wonders o Ukraine.

  • Stane divas (monuments o the Wild Steppes)
  • Tomb o kosh ataman Sirko
  • Troitsk Cathedral
  • Kirk o Virgin Mary birth
  • the waws o Ukrainian defensive line

Admeenistrative SudiveesionsEedit

The follaein data incorporates the nummer o each type o admeenistrative diveesions o the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast:

  • Admeenistrative Center – 1 (Dnipro)
  • Raions — 22;
  • Ceety raions — 18;
  • Settlements — 1504, includin:
    • Veelages — 1438;
    • Ceeties/Touns — 66, includin:
      • Urban-type settlement — 46;
      • Ceeties — 20, includin:
        • Ceeties o oblast' subordinance — 13;
        • Ceeties o raion subordinance — 8;
  • Silradas — 288.
 
Detailed cairt o Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.
 
Cairt o the economic activity in the Donbass, includin the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.

The local admeenistration o the oblast' is controlled bi the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Rada. The govrenor o the oblast' is the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Rada speaker, appointit bi the Preses o Ukraine.

DemographicsEedit

Its population (as o 2004) is 3,493,062 constitutes 5.3% o the oweraw Ukrainian population.

As o the 2001 census, the ethnic groups athin the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast are:[3]

the groups bi native leid:

EnvironmentEedit

The oblast' is situatit in the steppe region. Forests in the oblast' occupy aboot 3,9% o the oblast's tot territory). The average temperatur in the winter balances frae −−5 tae −7 °C (23 tae 19 °F) an in the simmer 22 tae 23 °C (72 tae 73 °F). The average annual rainfaw is 400–490 mm

The tender climate, mineral soorces, an the curative mud allou opportunities for rest an cure athin the region. Here thare are 21 heal-centers an medicatit pensions, 10 rest hames, recreation depairtments an rest camps for childer.

The Dnipropetrovsk Oblast haes splendid flora an fauna. Here, thare are mair nor 1700 kynds o vegetation, 7500 kynds o ainimals (includin elk, wild boar, dappled deer, roe, hare, tod, wouf, etc.) Thare are an aw 114 pairk an natur objects, includin 15 state reserves; 3 natur memorials, 24 local pairks; 7 landscape pairks; 3 pairk tracts, which althegether mak up approximately 260 square kilometres.

217 rivers flow athin the aurie, includin 55 rivers which are langer than 25 km, the major ane bein the Dnieper, which crosses throu the centre o the oblast'. An aw flowin throu the region are three major reservoirs, the Kamianske, Dnieper an Kakhovka, an the Dnieper-Kryvyi Rih Canal.

EconomyEedit

The Dnipropetrovsk Oblast haes a heich industry potential. Thare are 712 basic industrial organisations, includin 20 different types o economic activity wi aboot 473,4 thoosan wirkers. The aurie an aw produces aboot 16,9% o the tot industry production o Ukraine. This places the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast seicont in Ukraine (efter the neighbourin Donetsk Oblast).

Famous fowk frae Dnipropetrovsk OblastEedit

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