Podilsk Raion

Podilsk Raion (Ukrainian: Подільський район), known until 2015 as Kotovsk Raion (Ukrainian: Котовський район), is a raion (district) in Odessa Oblast of Ukraine. Its administrative center is the town of Podilsk. Population: 224,163 (2021 est.)[1]

Podilsk Raion
Подільський район
Podolskiy rayon 2020.svg
Coordinates: 47°42′29″N 29°32′17″E / 47.70806°N 29.53806°E / 47.70806; 29.53806Coordinates: 47°42′29″N 29°32′17″E / 47.70806°N 29.53806°E / 47.70806; 29.53806
Country Ukraine
RegionOdessa Oblast
Established1923
Admin. centerPodilsk
Subdivisions12 hromadas
Government
 • GovernorVolodymyr Syn`ko
Area
- since July 2020
 • Total7,078.58 km2 (2,733.06 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total224,163
 • Density32/km2 (82/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Postal index
66300—66383
Area code+380 4862
Websitehttp://kotovsk-rda.odessa.gov.ua

On 18 July 2020, as part of the administrative reform of Ukraine, the number of raions of Odessa Oblast was reduced to seven, and the area of Podilsk Raion was significantly expanded. [2][3] The January 2020 estimate of the raion population was 25,524 (2020 est.)[4]

In the 2001 census 25.9 percent of its population declared to be Moldovan.

On 21 May 2016, Verkhovna Rada adopted decision to rename Kotovsk Raion to Podilsk Raion and Kotovsk to Podilsk according to the law prohibiting names of Communist origin.[5]

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.
  5. ^ "Про перейменування деяких населених пунктів..." (in Ukrainian). Holos Ukrainy. 21 May 2016. Retrieved 1 June 2016.

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