Konotop Raion

Konotop Raion (Ukrainian: Конотопський район, [konoˈtɔpsʲkɪj rɐˈjɔn] (About this soundlisten)) is a raion in Sumy Oblast in Central Ukraine. The administrative center of the raion is the town of Konotop. Population: 198,238 (2021 est.).[1]

Konotop Raion
Конотопський район
Flag of Konotop Raion
Coat of arms of Konotop Raion
Raion location in Sumy Oblast
Raion location in Sumy Oblast
Coordinates: 51°11′17.5338″N 33°17′53.9514″E / 51.188203833°N 33.298319833°E / 51.188203833; 33.298319833Coordinates: 51°11′17.5338″N 33°17′53.9514″E / 51.188203833°N 33.298319833°E / 51.188203833; 33.298319833
Country Ukraine
OblastSumy Oblast
Admin. centerKonotop
Subdivisions8 hromadas
Area
 • Total1,700 km2 (700 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total198,238
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitehttp://knt.sm.gov.ua/index.php/uk/

On 18 July 2020, as part of the administrative reform of Ukraine, the number of raions of Sumy Oblast was reduced to five, and the area of Konotop Raion was significantly expanded. [2][3] The January 2020 estimate of the raion population was 26,838 (2020 est.)[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 11 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Про утворення та ліквідацію районів. Постанова Верховної Ради України № 807-ІХ". Голос України (in Ukrainian). 2020-07-18. Retrieved 2020-10-03.
  3. ^ "Нові райони: карти + склад" (in Ukrainian). Міністерство розвитку громад та територій України.
  4. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 30 September 2020.