Kherson Oblast (Ukrainian: Херсонська область, translit. Khersons’ka oblast’; referred tae as KhersonshchynaUkrainian: Херсонщина an aw) is an oblast (province) in soothren Ukraine, juist north o Crimea. Its admeenistrative center is Kherson. The aurie o the region is 29000 km², its population (as o 1 Mey 2004) is 1.12 million.

Kherson Oblast

Херсонська область
Khersons’ka oblast’
Coat o airms o Kherson Oblast
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Location o Kherson Oblast (red) athin Ukraine (blue)
Location o Kherson Oblast (red) athin Ukraine (blue)
Kintra Ukraine
Admin. centreKherson
Govrenment
 • GovernorAnatoliy Hrytsenko[1] (Pairty o Regions[1][2])
 • ChairpersonVolodymyr Anatoliyovych Dem'okhin (Pairty o Regions)
Area
 • Total28461 km2 (10,989 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total1,126,000
 • RankRanked 22nt
 • Density40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Aurie code+380-55
ISO 3166 codeUA-65
Raions18
Ceeties o oblast subordinance3
Ceeties (tot)9
Touns30
Veelages658
FIPS 10-4UP08
Websitewww.oda.kherson.ua

Important ceeties in the oblast include:

GeografieEedit

The Kherson Oblast is bordered bi the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast on the north, the Black Sea an the Crimea on the sooth, the Mykolayiv Oblast on the wast, an the Azov Sea an the Zaporizhzhia Oblast on the east.

The Dnieper River runs throu the oblast which includes the Kakhovka Reservoir.

Admeenistrative diveesionsEedit

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

  • Admeenistrative Center – 1 (Kherson)
  • Raions – 18;
  • Ceety raions – 3;
  • Settlements – 697, includin:
    • Veelages – 658;
    • Ceeties/Touns – 39, includin:
      • Urban-type settlement – 30;
      • Ceeties – 9, includin:
        • Ceeties o oblast' subordinance – 3;
        • Ceeties o raion subordinance – 6;
  • Selsovets – 260.

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

 
Kherson Oblast State Admeenistration

DemographicsEedit

The population o the oblast is 1,367,685 (2004), which is 2.4% o the tot population o Ukraine. It is rankit 21st bi its population an aw. The population density is 43 p/km²

Aboot 61.5% or 745,400 fowk live in urban auries o the Oblast an 38.5% or 467,600 fowk live in agricultural centers/veelages. Men mak up 46.7% or 565,400 fowk o the population, weemen mak up 53.3% or 644,600 fowk, an pensioners mak up 26.2% or 317,400 fowk o the Oblast population.

Ukrainian Census (2001):

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Coordinates: 46°30′N 34°00′E / 46.500°N 34.000°E / 46.500; 34.000