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Novoselytsia Rayon
(Новоселицький район)

Romanian: Raionul Noua Suliță
—  Rayon  —
Flag of Novoselytsia Rayon (Новоселицький район)
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Coat of arms of Novoselytsia Rayon (Новоселицький район)
Coat of arms
Country  Ukraine
Province Chernivtsi Oblast
Established 1940
Admin. center Novoselytsia
Subdivisions
Government
 • Administration N/A
 • Council
Area
 • Total 734 km2 (283 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 87,461
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal index 604XX
Area code 380-3733X
Website [?]

Novoselytsia Rayon (Ukrainian: Новоселицький район|, Romanian: Raionul Noua Suliță is a rayon (administrative district) in Chernivtsi Oblast, (province) in the west of Ukraine. The center of the raion is the town of Novoselytsia.

History and population[]

Until 1775 Bucovina was part of the voivodate of Moldavia From 1775 to 1918, Bucovina was an administrative division of the Habsburg Monarchy, and a province of Austria–Hungary (Austrian half).[1] After World War I, Bucovina became part of Romania. In 1940, the northern half of Bucovina was annexed by the Soviet Union.

Austrian stamp cancelled around 1874 in the Bucovina province

According to the 2001 Ukrainian Census, the raion's population was 87,241. The ethnical composition was as follows:

Total Ukrainians Russians Romanians Moldovans Other
87,461 29,703 1,235 5,904 50,329 290

Sofia Rotaru was born in Marshintsy, one of the Romanian speaking villages of Novoselytskyi Raion.

Tarasivtsi village in the rayon is notable as the only place in Ukraine where the Moldovan (Romanian) language has been designated as a regional language. This occurred after Ukraine permitted regional languages to be designated in August 2012 .[2]

Settlements[]

Novoselytsia Rayon is composed by:

Towns and urban settlements
Name Population
Romanian Ukrainian Russian
Ukrainian writing transliteration Russian writing transliteration
Noua Suliță, (Sulița Târg), (Sulița) Новоселиця Novoselytsia Новоселица Novoselitsia 8.166


  • 42 villages [3], out of which:
    • 30 communes or selsoviets as follows:
Comune
Name Population
Romanian Ukrainian Russian German
Ukrainian writing transliteration Russian writing transliteration
Bălcăuți, (Balcăuți) Балківці Balkivtsi Балковцы Balkovtsy 1.577
Berestea, (Beresta) Берестя Berestia Берестя Berestia 836
Boian Бояни Boiani Бояны Boiany Boyany (Bojan) 4.425
Cerlena Mare (Cerlina Mare) Черленівка Cherlenivka Черленовка Cerlenovka 2.236
Cernăuca Чорнівка Chornivka Черновка Chernovka Czernowka 2.364
Chișla-Salieva (Podvârna) Подвірне Podvirne Подворное Podvornoe 2.440
Costiceni Костичани Kostichiani Костичаны Kosticheany 3.450
Coteleu Котелеве Koteleve Котелево Kotelevo 2.991
Dinăuți Динівці Dinivtsi Диновцы Dinovtsy 3.193
Doljoc Довжок Dovzhok Должок Dolzhok 1.023
Forostna Форосна Forosna Форосна Forosna 987
Lehăcenii Tăutului (Priprutea) Припруття Pripruttia Припрутье Priprutie Lehuczeny des Teutul 2.206
Leușenii Tăutului, (Gogolina) Зелений Гай Zelenyi Hay Зеленый Гай Zelyonyi Gai Ober-Gogolina (Strojestie) 1.891
Mahala Магала Mahala Магала Magala Mahala 2.552
Marșenița (Marșineți) Маршинці Marshintsi Маршинцы Marshintsy 5.353
Mălinești (Malinești) Малинівка Malinivka Малиновка Malinovka 1.527
Mămăliga Мамалига Mamaliha Мамалыга Mamalyga 2.589
Nesfoaia (Nesvoia) Несвоя Nesvoia Несвоя Nesvoia 1.330
Rarancea (Redcăuți) Рідківці Ridkivtsi Редковцы Redkovtsy 4.177
Răchitna (Rachitna) Рокитне Rokitne Ракитноe Rakitnoe 2.468
Rângaci Рингач Rynhachi Рингач Ryngaci 1.165
Sânger Жилівка Zhylivka Жиловка Zhilovka 725
Slobozia Rarancei (Slobozia-Rarancea) Слобода Sloboda Слобода Sloboda Rarancze Slobodzia 855
Stălinești Стальнівці Stalnivtsi Стальновцы Stalnovtsy 2.104
Stroești (Stroiești) Строїнці Strointsi Строинцы Strointsy 1.546
Șendreni (Dranița) Драниця Dranitsia Драниц Dranits 1.761
Șerbinți Щербинці Shcherbintsi Щербинцы Shcherbintsy 835
Tărăsăuți Тарасівці Tarasivtsi Тарасовцы Tarasovtsy 5.330
Toporăuți Топорівці Toporivtsi Топоровцы Toporovtsy Toporoutz 4.435
Vancicăuții Mari Ванчиківці Vanchikivtsi Ванчиковцы Vanchikovtsy 2.656
    • 12 villages, which are not selsoviets and do not have their own administration, as follows:


Village
Name Population Selsoviet
Romanian Ukrainian Russian German
Ukrainian writing transliteration Russian writing transliteration
Buda Буда Buda Буда Buda Buda 1.452 Mahala
Coșuleni Кошуляни Koshuliani Кошуляны Koshuliany 1.141 Mămăliga
Cotul Boianului (Cotul Boian) (Cotul Hotinului) Боянівка Boianivka Бояновка Boianovka 403 Lehăcenii Tăutului
Cotul Ostriței (Cutul Ostriței) Остриця Ostritsia Острица Ostritsa Kotul Ostritza 2.368 Mahala
Dumeni Думени Dumeny Думены Dumeny 1.186 Costiceni
Hlinița, Hlinița pe Prut, Arboreni, Gai Гай Hay Гай Gay Hlinitza 351 Boian
Negreni Негринці Negrintsi Негринцы Negrintsy 757 Șendreni
Prut Прут Prut Прут Prut 397 Mahala
Revcăuți (Revacăuți) Ревківці Revkivtsi Ревковцы Revkovtsy Rewakoutz 641 Slobozia Rarancei
Șișcăuți Шишківці Shishkivtsi Шишковцы Shishkovtsy 371 Rângaci
Vancicăuții Mici (Ivancăuții Noi) Новоіванківці Novoivankivtsi Новоиванковцы Novoivankovtsy 980 Costiceni
Vancineți (Vancineț) Ванчинець Vanchinets Ванчинец Vanchnets 246 Vancicăuții Mari

Out of those, 8 selsoviets (Boiani, Chornivka, Pripruttia, Zelenyi Hay, Mahala, Sloboda and Toporivtsi) and 6 villages (Buda, Boianivka, Ostritsia, Hay, Prut and Revkivtsi) are part of Bucovina, and the other 22 selsoviets and 6 villages, as well as the town of Noua Suliță are part of Bessarabia.

References[]

  1. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967
  2. ^ "Popov: No bilingualism in Kyiv", Kyiv Post, September 19, 2012
  3. ^ Administrative - territorial division at the date of 5 December 2001 CHERNIVTSI REGION

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