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Cherkasy Oblast - Administrative Divisions
... Oblast is administratively subdivided into 20 raions (districts), as well as 6 cities (municipalities) which are directly subordinate to the oblast government Vatutine, Zolotonosha, Kaniv ... each type of administrative divisions of Cherkasy Oblast Administrative Center—1 (Cherkasy) Raions—20 City raions—2 Settlements—855, including ...
Bugec - Subdivisions - Raions (Districts)
... into the administrative districts (raions) of Ukraine's Odessa Oblast, with raion centers being Artsyz Bilhorod-Dnistrovs'kyi Bolhrad Izmayil Kilia Reni Tarutyne Tatarbunary Sarata ...
Maladzyechna Voblast
... Initially it contained all 14 raions ... These raions were Ostrovets, Oshmyany, Volozhin, Ilya, Iwye, Krivichi, Kurenets (Its center was relocated in Vileyka and renamed as Vileyka in 1946), Molodechno, Miadzie ... Maladzyechna Voblast incorporated 10 raions (Ivenets from Baranavichy Braslav, Vidzy, Glubokoye, Dzisna, Dokshitsi, Dunilovichi, Miory, Plisa and Sharkovshchina from Polatsk) from the two Voblasts ...
Sumy Oblast - Administrative Divisions
... Today it comprises 18 raions (districts), 15 cities, 7 city municipalities, 20 Urban-type settlements, 384 village councils, and 1500 villages ... of the Sumy Oblast Administrative Center – 1 (Sumy) Raions – 18 City raions – 2 Settlements – 1526, including Villages – 1491 Cities/Towns – 35, including Urban-type ...
Subdivisions Of Kiev - Raions of Kiev
... Legal status and local government of Kiev Administratively, the city is divided into raions (districts), which have their own units of central and local government with jurisdiction ... The last Kiev raion reorganization took place in 2001, and currently Kiev raions are Darnytsia Raion (Дарницький район) Desna Raion (Деснянський район after the Desna river ...