Sviatoshynskyi District

Sviatoshynskyi Raion (Ukrainian: Святошинський район, Sviatoshynskyi Raion) is an urban district in the city of Kyiv located at the western part of city. The district was created in 2001 after renaming the former Leningrad District. It borders four other districts in Kyiv such as Podilskyi District, Obolonskyi District, Solomianskyi District, Shevchenkivskyi District as well as the Kyiv-Sviatoshyn Raion and city of Irpin that administratively are part of Kyiv Oblast. It takes its name from the historical neighbourhood of Sviatoshyn, named for the 12th century Prince Mykola Sviatosha.

Sviatoshyn District
Святошинський район
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Les Kurbas Avenue
Coat of arms of Sviatoshyn District
Location of Sviatoshyn District
Country Ukraine
OblastKyiv City Municipality
 • Total110 km2 (40 sq mi)
 • Total318.4
 • Density2,894/km2 (7,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Metro stationsAkademmistechko, Zhytomyrska, Sviatoshyn

Historical neighborhoodsEdit

The raion includes number of neighborhoods: Sviatoshyn, Borshchahivka, Akademmistechko, Aviamistechko, Bilychi, Bratska Borshchahivka, Berkovets, Nyvky 4, Bilychi, Bilychi village, Novobilichi, Katerynivka, Akademgorodok, Zhovtneve, Mykilska Borshchahivka, Pivdenna Borshchahivka, Mykhailivska Borshchahivka, Peremoha and Galagany.

Kyiv-Sviatoshyn RaionEdit

Historically the raion was referred to as Leningradskyi and was renamed on 27 April 2001 after one of its neighbourhoods that commemorate . Its length is over 12 km, with a total area of 65.75 hectares and includes 5 parks. The governing bodies of the adjacent Kyiv-Sviatoshyn Raion of the Kyiv Oblast are situated in the Sviatoshyn Raion of Kyiv as the former oblast raion is purely suburban and lacks a distinctive center settlement.[1]


Gender and age pyramid of the population of Sviatoshynskyi district in 2001

Population of the district:[2]

2001 - 315,410

2008 - 327,970

2020 - 342,544 [3]

Sports and health careEdit

There are 5 adult and 5 children's polyclinics, a children's clinical hospital, a maternity hospital, 5 hospitals and dispensaries in the district. The residents of the district have at their disposal 5 stadiums, the Nauka sports complex, 4 children's sports schools, and numerous sports clubs. There is a sanatorium for war and labor veterans and a geriatric boarding house in the district.

The main sports center of the district is the TEMP Stadium Sports Complex (10A Generala Vitruka Street). Reconstruction of the complex began in 2017 at the initiative of the district authorities. As of June 2019, 4 additional fields have been built at the stadium.

In 2016–2018, 25 football fields with artificial turf systems were built in educational institutions in the district.

Enclave on territory of districtEdit

Sviatoshynskyi district is the only administrative-territorial unit of the capital of Ukraine, on the territory of which the village of Kotsiubynske is located, which is an enclave of the city of Irpin, Kyiv region.[4]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ The Kyiv Oblast is administratively independent form the Kyiv city, but Kyiv historically hosts its governing bodies and other institutions.
  2. ^ Населення міських районів України з 1959 року
  3. ^ "Головне управління статистики м.Києва - Чисельність населення (щомісячна інформація)". Retrieved 2020-05-14.
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Coordinates: 50°27′18″N 30°22′05″E / 50.45500°N 30.36806°E / 50.45500; 30.36806