Khoroshiv Raion

Khoroshiv Raion (Ukrainian: Хорошівський район), until 2015 Volodarsk-Volynskyi Raion (Ukrainian: Володарськ-Волинський район), was a raion (district) of Zhytomyr Oblast, northern Ukraine. Its administrative centre was located at Khoroshiv. The raion covered an area of 869.8 square kilometres (335.8 sq mi). The raion was abolished on 18 July 2020 as part of the administrative reform of Ukraine, which reduced the number of raions of Zhytomyr Oblast to four. The area of Khoroshiv Raion was merged into Zhytomyr Raion.[1][2] The last estimate of the raion population was 33,828 (2020 est.)[3]

Khoroshiv Raion
Хорошівський район
Flag of Khoroshiv Raion
Coat of arms of Khoroshiv Raion
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Coordinates: 50°36′17″N 28°26′41″E / 50.60472°N 28.44472°E / 50.60472; 28.44472
Country Ukraine
RegionZhytomyr Oblast
Disestablished18 July 2020
Admin. centerKhoroshiv
Subdivisions
List
  •   0 — city councils
  •   3 — settlement councils
  •  — rural councils

  • Number of localities:
      0 — cities
  •   3 — urban-type settlements
  •  — villages
  •    — rural settlements
Area
 • Total869.8 km2 (335.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)
 • TotalDecrease 33,828
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Area code+380

On 21 May 2016, Verkhovna Rada adopted decision to rename Volodarsk-Volynskyi Raion to Khoroshiv Raion according to the law prohibiting names of Communist origin.[4] Volodarsk-Volynskyi was previously renamed to Khoroshiv.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Про утворення та ліквідацію районів. Постанова Верховної Ради України № 807-ІХ". Голос України (in Ukrainian). 2020-07-18. Retrieved 2020-10-03.
  2. ^ "Нові райони: карти + склад" (in Ukrainian). Міністерство розвитку громад та територій України.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ "Pro perejmenuvannja dejakih naselenih punktiv" (in Ukrainian). Holos Ukrainy. 21 May 2016. Retrieved 1 June 2016.