Kreminna Raion

Kreminna Raion (Ukrainian: Кремінський район) was a raion (district) in Luhansk Oblast of Eastern Ukraine. The administrative center of the raion was the town of Kreminna. The raion was abolished on 18 July 2020 as part of the administrative reform of Ukraine, which reduced the number of raions of Luhansk Oblast to eight, of which only four were controlled by the government.[1][2] The last estimate of the raion population was 37,753 (2020 est.)[3].

Kreminskyi Raion
Кремінський район
Flag of Kreminskyi Raion
Coat of arms of Kreminskyi Raion
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Coordinates: 49°8′30″N 38°17′5″E / 49.14167°N 38.28472°E / 49.14167; 38.28472Coordinates: 49°8′30″N 38°17′5″E / 49.14167°N 38.28472°E / 49.14167; 38.28472
Country Ukraine
RegionLuhansk Oblast
Established1940
Disestablished18 July 2020
Admin. centerKreminna
Subdivisions
List
  •   1 — city councils
  •   1 — settlement councils
  • 16 — rural councils

  • Number of localities:
      1 — cities
  •   1 — urban-type settlements
  • 32 — villages
  •   4 — rural settlements
Government
 • GovernorYuriy Prokopenko
Area
 • Total1,627 km2 (628 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)
 • TotalDecrease 37,753
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Postal index
92900—92943
Area code+380 6454
Websitehttp://krem.loga.gov.ua

DemographicsEdit

As of the 2001 Ukrainian census:[4]

Ethnicity
  • Ukrainians: 85.1%
  • Russians: 13.5%
  • Belarusians: 0.5%

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. 17 July 2020.
  3. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 30 September 2020.
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