Varva Raion (Ukrainian: Варвинський район) was a raion (district) of Chernihiv Oblast, northern Ukraine. Its administrative centre was located at the urban-type settlement of Varva. The raion was abolished on 18 July 2020 as part of the administrative reform of Ukraine, which reduced the number of raions of Chernihiv Oblast to five. The area of Varva Raion was merged into Pryluky Raion.[1][2] The last estimate of the raion population was 15,186 (2020 est.)[3]

Varva Raion
Варвинський район
Flag of Varva Raion
Coat of arms of Varva Raion
Raion location in Chernihiv Oblast
Raion location in Chernihiv Oblast
Coordinates: 50°27′3″N 32°44′44″E / 50.45083°N 32.74556°E / 50.45083; 32.74556Coordinates: 50°27′3″N 32°44′44″E / 50.45083°N 32.74556°E / 50.45083; 32.74556
Country Ukraine
OblastChernihiv Oblast
Disestablished18 July 2020
Admin. centerVarva
Area
 • Total590 km2 (230 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total15,186
 • Density26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitehttp://varadm.cg.gov.ua/

At the time of disestablishment, the raion consisted of one hromada, Varva settlement hromada with the administration in Varva.[4]


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. ^ "Варвинська районна рада (состав до 2020 г.)" (in Russian). Портал об'єднаних громад України.