Bila Tserkva Raion

Bila Tserkva Raion (Ukrainian: Білоцерківський район) is a raion (district) in Kyiv Oblast of Ukraine. Its administrative center is the city of Bila Tserkva. Population: 431,172 (2022 est.)[1].

Bila Tserkva Raion
Білоцерківський район
Білоцерківський район (Bilotserkivskyi raion)
Flag of Bila Tserkva Raion
Coat of arms of Bila Tserkva Raion
Bila Tserkva Raion after the 2020 reform
Bila Tserkva Raion after the 2020 reform
Coordinates: 49°51′6″N 30°8′4″E / 49.85167°N 30.13444°E / 49.85167; 30.13444Coordinates: 49°51′6″N 30°8′4″E / 49.85167°N 30.13444°E / 49.85167; 30.13444
Country Ukraine
RegionKyiv Oblast
Established1930
Admin. centerBila Tserkva
Subdivisions13 hromadas
Government
 • GovernorRoman Ivanovych Pluhator
Area
 • Total6,514.8 km2 (2,515.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2022)[1]
 • Total431,172
 • Density66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Postal index
075
Area code380-4563
Websitekyiv-obl.gov.ua

On 18 July 2020, as part of the administrative reform of Ukraine, the number of raions of Kyiv Oblast was reduced to seven, and the area of Bila Tserkva Raion was significantly expanded. Six abolished raions, Rokytne, Skvyra, Stavyshche, Tarashcha, Tetiiv, and Volodarka Raions, as well as the city of Bila Tserkva, which was previously incorporated as a city of oblast significance and did not belong to the raion, and parts of Bohuslav and Vasylkiv Raions, were merged into Bila Tserkva Raion.[2][3] The area of the raion before the reform was 1,276.8 square kilometres (493.0 sq mi). The January 2020 estimate of the raion population was 48,440 (2020 est.)[4]

SubdivisionsEdit

CurrentEdit

After the reform in July 2020, the raion consisted of 13 hromadas:[3]

Before 2020Edit

 
Bila Tserkva Raion in Kyiv Oblast before 2020

Before the 2020 reform, the raion consisted of three hromadas,[14]

  • Fursy rural hromada with the administration in Fursy;
  • Mala Vilshanka rural hromada with the administration in Mala Vilshanka;
  • Uzyn urban hromada with the administration in the city of Uzyn.

Notable buildingsEdit

 
View of the so-called Ruins and the Laznevogo lake of the historical landscape park "Oleksandriia".

Various monuments of architecture located within the raion's territory include:

  • Monument to Ivan Mazepa, 1991 in the village of Mazepyntsi.
  • Church Zishestia Sviatoho Dukha, 1750 in the village of Shkarivka.
  • Church Sviatoi Paraskevy, 1903 in the village of Oliinykova Sloboda.
  • Church of the Wives of Myronosyts, 1893 in the village of Sorokotiahy.
  • Cathedral of the Saint Ioanna Khrestytelia in Bila Tserkva.
  • Mykhailivska Church, 1891 in Bila Tserkva.
  • Preobrazhenska Church, 1849 in the village of Sukholisy.
  • Oleksandriia Park, 1793-1797 in Bila Tserkva.
  • Zymovyi (Winter) Palace in Bila Tserkva.

Notable residentsEdit

Famous people from the territory that is now known as the Bilotserkivskyi Raion include:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Чисельність наявного населення України на 1 січня 2022 [Number of Present Population of Ukraine, as of January 1, 2022] (PDF) (in Ukrainian and English). Kyiv: State Statistics Service of Ukraine.
  2. ^ "Про утворення та ліквідацію районів. Постанова Верховної Ради України № 807-ІХ". Голос України (in Ukrainian). 2020-07-18. Retrieved 2020-10-03.
  3. ^ a b "Нові райони: карти + склад" (in Ukrainian). Міністерство розвитку громад та територій України.
  4. ^ Чисельність наявного населення України на 1 січня 2020 року / Population of Ukraine Number of Existing as of January 1, 2020 (PDF) (in Ukrainian and English). Kyiv: State Statistics Service of Ukraine.
  5. ^ "Белоцерковская городская громада" (in Russian). Портал об'єднаних громад України.
  6. ^ a b "Васильківська районна рада (состав до 2020 г.)" (in Russian). Портал об'єднаних громад України.
  7. ^ "Богуславська районна рада (состав до 2020 г.)" (in Russian). Портал об'єднаних громад України.
  8. ^ "Рокитнянська районна рада (состав до 2020 г.)" (in Russian). Портал об'єднаних громад України.
  9. ^ "Ставищенська районна рада (состав до 2020 г.)" (in Russian). Портал об'єднаних громад України.
  10. ^ "Рокитнянська районна рада (состав до 2020 г.)" (in Russian). Портал об'єднаних громад України.
  11. ^ "Таращанська районна рада (состав до 2020 г.)" (in Russian). Портал об'єднаних громад України.
  12. ^ "Тетіївська районна рада (состав до 2020 г.)" (in Russian). Портал об'єднаних громад України.
  13. ^ "Володарська районна рада (состав до 2020 г.)" (in Russian). Портал об'єднаних громад України.
  14. ^ "Білоцерківська районна рада (состав до 2020 г.)" (in Russian). Портал об'єднаних громад України.

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