Kiev Oblast

Kiev Oblast

Kyiv Oblast (Ukrainian: Київська область, translit. Kyivs’ka oblast; also referred to as Kyivshchyna – Ukrainian: Київщина) is an oblast (province) in central Ukraine.

The administrative center of the oblast is the city of Kyiv (Ukrainian: Київ, Kyiv), also being the capital of Ukraine. Despite being located in the center of the Kyiv Oblast, and hosting the governing bodies of the oblast, Kyiv itself is a self-governing city with special status and not under oblast jurisdiction.

The largest city in oblast itself is Bila Tserkva.

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... See also Kiev or Kyiv Most of Ukraine's oblasts are named after their capital cities, officially referred to as "oblast centers" ... The name of each oblast is a relative adjective, formed by adding a feminine suffix to the name of respective center city Kyiv (Kyiv) is the center of the Kyivs’ka oblast' (Kyiv Oblast) ... Most oblasts are also sometimes referred to in a feminine noun form, following the convention of traditional regional place names, ending with the suffix "-shchyna", as is the case ...