Holosiivskyi District

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Holosiivskyi District (Ukrainian: Голосіївський район, translit.: Holosiivs’kyi raion) is an urban district of the city of Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine.

Holosiivskyi District

Голосіївський район
Coat of arms of Holosiivskyi District
Coat of arms
Location of Holosiivskyi District
Country Ukraine
OblastKyiv City Municipality
Government
 • MayorSerhiy Sadovoi
Area
 • Total156.35 km2 (60.37 sq mi)
Population
 • Total205,300
 • Density1,311/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
LandmarksNational Expocenter of Ukraine, Museum of Folk Architecture and Life, Baikove Cemetery
Metro stationsLybidska, Palats "Ukrayina", Olimpiiska
Websitegolos.kyivcity.gov.ua

Holosiivskyi District was created during changing of administrative divisions of the capital of Ukraine, which was conducted in September 2001, as per the decision of the Kyiv City Council on January 1, 2001.

Holosiivskyi District is located in the southwestern part of Kyiv, bordering the Shevchenkivskyi, Solomianskyi, Pecherskyi, and Darnytskyi districts of Kyiv, and the Kyiv-Sviatoshyn Raion, Obukhiv, and Boryspil raions of Kyiv Oblast.

The territory of the raion begins from the famous Khreshchatyk street, and stretches toward the southwest of Kyiv. Considering this, the raion is somewhat like the southwest entrance into the city. The raion consists of the following historical neighborhoods of Kyiv: Pankivshchyna, Predslavyno, Yamky, Saperna Slobidka, Baikovo, Zabaikove, Demiivka, Shyrma, Tsymbalov Yar, Dobryi Put, Holosiiv, Feofaniya, Lysa Hora, Bahrynova Hora, Myshelovka, Samburky, Kytaevo, Pyrohiv, Tserkovshchyna, Nyzhnia Telychka, Korchevate, Vyta, Teremky, and Vodnykiv Island.

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Coordinates: 50°24′10″N 30°30′55″E / 50.40278°N 30.51528°E / 50.40278; 30.51528