Mykolaiv Oblast

Mykolaiv Oblast (Ukrainian: Миколаївська область, translit. Mykolayivs’ka oblast’; referred tae as Mykolayivschyna - Ukrainian: Миколаївщина) an aw, is an oblast (province) o Ukraine. The admeenistrative center o the oblast is the ceety o Mykolayiv.

Mykolaiv Oblast

Миколаївська область
Mykolayivs’ka oblast’
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Location o Mykolaiv Oblast (red) athin Ukraine (blue)
Location o Mykolaiv Oblast (red) athin Ukraine (blue)
Kintra Ukraine
Admin. centreMykolaiv
Govrenment
 • GovernorMykola Kruhlov[1] (Pairty o Regions[1])
 • Oblast cooncil? seats
 • ChairpersonTetiana Vasylivna Demchenko (Pairty o Regions)
Area
 • Total24598 km2 (9,497 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 14t
Population
 (2006)
 • Total1,217,103
 • RankRanked 18t
 • Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
Aurie code+380-51
ISO 3166 codeUA-48
Raions19
Ceeties o oblast subordinance5
Ceeties (tot)9
Touns20
Veelages900
FIPS 10-4UP16
Websitewww.mykolayiv-oda.gov.ua
www.kmu.gov.ua

GeografieEedit

The Mykolaiv Oblast is locatit in the soothren hauf o Ukraine. Its aurie (24,600 km²), comprises aboot 4.07% o the tot aurie o Ukraine.

The Mykolaiv Oblast borders upon the Odessa Oblast in the wast-soothwast, the Kirovohrad Oblast in the north, the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast in the northeast, an the Kherson Oblast on the sootheast.

On the sooth the obalst' is bordered bi the Black Sea an aw. On the shoreline, thare are several ports an the Mykolaiv Internaitional Airport.

Points o interestEedit

The follaein historic-cultural steids wur nominatit for the Seiven Wanders o Ukraine.

DemographicsEedit

The current estimatit population is 1.2 million fowk (as o 2005). The greater pairt o the oblast's population resides in urban type settlements (66%), wi the remainder residin in agricultural auries. An aw, amaist 60% o the urban population resides in Mykolayiv, the industrial, cultural an admeenistrative centre o Mykolayiv Oblast.

The oblast's population density is ane o the lawest in Ukraine – 52 fowk per 1 km². The oblast' is rankit 18 bi the percentage o the population o Ukraine, that the Mykolaiv Oblast contain, which is 2.6%.

Admeenistrative diveesionsEedit

The Mykolaiv Oblast wis formit in September 1937. It is subdividit intae: 19 raions (admeenistrative districts), an 5 o its ceeties are designatit as separate raions athin the oblast.

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

  • Admeenistrative Center - 1 (Mykolaiv)
  • Raions — 19;
  • Ceety raions — 4;
  • Settlements — 922, includin:
    • Villages — 896;
    • Ceeties/Touns — 26, includin:
      • Urban-type settlement — 17;
      • Ceeties — 9, includin:
        • Ceeties o oblast' subordinance — 5;
        • Ceeties o raion subordinance — 4;
  • Selsovets — 287.

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

NomenclaturEedit

Maist o Ukraine's oblasts are namit efter thair caipital ceeties, offeecially referred tae as "oblast centers" (Ukrainian: обласний центр, translit. oblasnyi tsentr). The name o each oblast is a relative adjective, formit bi addin a feminine suffix tae the name o respective centre ceety: Mykolaiv is the centre o the Mykolayivs’ka oblast’ (Mykolaiv Oblast). Maist oblasts are an aw whiles referred tae in a feminine noun form, follaein the convention o traditional regional place names, endin wi the suffix "-shchyna", as is the case wi the Mykolaiv Oblast, Mykolayivschyna.

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