Poltava Oblast (Ukrainian: Полтавська область, translit. Poltavs’ka oblast’; an aw referred tae as PoltavshchynaUkrainian: Полтавщина) is an oblast (province) o central Ukraine. The admeenistrative centre o the oblast is the ceety o Poltava.

Poltava Oblast

Полтавська область
Poltavs’ka oblast’
Banner o Poltava Oblast
Coat o airms o Poltava Oblast
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Location o Poltava Oblast (red) athin Ukraine (blue)
Location o Poltava Oblast (red) athin Ukraine (blue)
Kintra Ukraine
Admin. centrePoltava
 • GovernorValeriy Holovko (Batkivshchyna)
 • Oblast cooncil? seats
 • ChairpersonPetro Vorona (UDAR)
 • Total28748 km2 (11,100 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 6t
 • Total1,544,085
 • RankRanked 12t
 • Density54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
Aurie code+380-53
ISO 3166 codeUA-53
Ceeties o oblast subordinance5
Ceeties (tot)15
FIPS 10-4UP18

Ither important ceeties athin the oblast include: Komsomolsk, Kremenchuk, Lubny an Myrhorod.

Geography eedit

Poltava Oblast is situatit in the central pairt o Ukraine. It haes an aurie o 28,800 km². The oblast’ borders upon Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovs’k, Kirovohrad, Cherkasy an Kiev regions.

Points o interest eedit

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

  • Gogol preserve-museum
  • Kotliarevsky villa
  • Mykolaivska Kirk
  • Polatava ethnical museum
  • Cross-Erectin monastery

Demographics eedit

At 2005-05-01, its population wis 1,584,446, an population density wis 59 fowk per 1 km².

Economy eedit

Industry eedit

The oblast’ is a centre o Ukraine's ile an natural gas industry, wi mony wells an pipelines situatit here. Thare is a major ile refinery plant in the ceety o Kremenchuk. Important iron ore processin facilities an aw present. In general thare are 374 lairge industrial organisation an 618 sma industrial organisations.

Agricultur eedit

In 1999 the gross grain yield wis aboot 1452,9 thoosan tons, succar beets – 1002,900 tons, sunflouer seeds – 166,200 tons, potatoes – 279,900 tons. The oblast an aw producit 120,500 tons o meat, 645,900 tons o milk an 423,200,00 eggs. At the beginnin o 1999 thare wur 1,311 registered ferms in the region.

Admeenistrative diveesions eedit

The oblast is dividit intae 25 destricts, 15 ceeties includin 5 settlements o ceety estate, 21 urban veelages, an 1862 veelages.

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

  • Admeenistrative centre – 1 (Poltava)
  • Raions — 25;
  • Ceety raions — 5;
  • Settlements — 1526, includin:
    • Veelages — 1,831;
    • Ceeties/Touns — 35, includin:
      • Urban-type settlement — 21;
      • Ceeties — 15, includin:
        • Ceeties o oblast' subordinance — 7;
        • Ceeties o raion subordinance — 8;
  • Settlement cooncils — 384.

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

Nomenclatur eedit

Maist o Ukraine's oblasts are namit efter thair caipital ceeties, offeecially referred tae as "oblast centres" (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: Poltava is the centre o the Poltavs’ka oblast’ (Poltava 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 Poltava Oblast, Poltavshchyna.

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Coordinates: 49°30′N 34°00′E / 49.500°N 34.000°E / 49.500; 34.000