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Vyzhnytsia Rayon
Вижницкий район
—  Rayon  —
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Coordinates: 49°10′N 25°20′E / 49.167, 25.333Coordinates: 49°10′N 25°20′E / 49.167, 25.333
Country  Ukraine
Province Chernivtsi Oblast
Established 1940
Admin. center Vyzhnytsia
Subdivisions
Government
 • Administration
 • Council
Area
 • Total 903.4 km2 (348.8 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 59,993
 • Density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal index 592xx
Area code 380 3730
Website http://vdc.cv.ua

Vyzhnytsia Rayon (Ukrainian: Вижницкий район|) is an administrative rayon (district) in the southern part of Chernivtsi Oblast in western Ukraine, on the Romanian border. The region has an area of 903.4 km² and 59,993 inhabitants, and centers on the city of Vyzhnytsia.

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.


According to the 2001 Ukrainian Census, the rayon's population was 59,993. The ethnical composition was as follows:

Total Ukrainians Russians Romanians Moldovans Other
58,924 631 196 58 184
98.22% 1.05% 0.32% 0.11% 0.30% [2]

Of the rayon's population, 32.7% was living in urban settlements (19.600 inhabitants) and 67.3% in rural settlements (40.400 inhabitants).

The most populated settlements are the towns of Berehomet (Romanian: Berhomet pe Siret) - 8.513 inhabitants), Vashkivtsi (Romanian: Vășcăuți) - 5.660 and Vyzhnytsia (Romanian: Vijnița) - 4.580 as well as the villages of Ispas (Romanian: Ispas) - 4.440, Banyliv (Romanian: Bănila pe Ceremuș) - 3.897 and [Mihove, Vyzhnytsia|Mihove]] (Romanian: Mihova) - 3.693.

Settlements[]

Kitsman Rayon is composed by:

Towns and urban settlements
Name Population
Ukrainian Romanian Russian German
Ukrainian writing transliteration Russian writing transliteration
Вижниця Vyzhnytsia Vijnița (Vișnița) Вижница Vizhnitsa Wischnitza, (Wiznitz), (Wischnitz), (Wyschnyzja) 4.580
Вашківці Vashkivtsi Vășcăuți, (Vășcăuți-pe-Ceremuș) Вашковцы Vashkovtsy Waschkautz (Waschkiwzi) 5.660
Берегомет Berehomet Berhomet pe Siret, (Berhomete), (Berehomete pe Siret} Берегомет Beregomet Berhometh am Sereth (Berhometh [am Sereth) 8.513
  • 31 villages [3], out of which:
    • 14 communes or selsoviets as follows:


Comune
Name Population
Ukrainian Romanian Russian German
Ukrainian writing transliteration Russian writing transliteration
Багна Bahna Bahna Багна Bagna Bahna 1.009
Банилів Banyliv Bănila pe Ceremuș, Vijnița, (Bănila Rusească) Банилов Banilov Banilla am Czeremosch 3.897
Черешенька Chereshenka Cireșel (Cereșenca) Черешенка Chereshenka Czereszanka 1.084
Чорногузи Chornohuzi Ciornohuzi, (Cernăhuzi) Черногузы Chernoguzy Czornohuzy 2.804
Долішній Шепіт Dolishnii Shepit Șipotele pe Siret (Șipotul pe Siret), (Șipote) Долишний Шепот Dolishnii Shepot Schipoth, Schipoth am Sereth 1.304
Іспас Ispas Ispas Испас Ispas Ispas 4.440
Карапчів Karapchiv Carapciu pe Ceremuș Карапчов Karapchov Karapcziu am Czeremosch 2.158
Коритне Koritne Vilaucea (Coritna), (Coritnoe) Корытное Korytnoe Willawcze 2.452
Лукавці Lukavtsi Lucavăț (Lucavăț pe Siret) (Luncavăț) Лукавцы (Черновицкая область) Lukavtsy Lukawetz 2.608
Мигове Mihove Mihova (Mihoveni) Мигово Migovo Mihowa 3.693
Міліїве Miliive Milie Милиево Milievo Millie 2.071
Слобода-Банилів Sloboda-Baniliv Slobozia Bănilei (Slobozia-Bănila) Слобода-Банилов Sloboda-Banilov Banilla-Slobozia 942
Виженка Vizhenka Vijnicioara (Vijenca) Виженка Vizhenka Wizenka 1.321
Замостя Zamostia Zamostea Замостье Zamostye Zamostie 2.106
    • 17 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
Babin Бабине Babine Бабино Babino Babin 787 Karapchiv
Berejnița Бережниця Berezhnitsia Бережница (Черновицкая область) Berezhnitsa Bereznitza Skit 636 Banyliv
Berejonca Бережонка Berezhonka Бережонка Berezhonka - 944 Koritne
Chibachi Кибаки Kibaki Кибаки Kibaki - 604 Miliive
Falcău Фальків Falkiv Фальков Falkov - 51 Dolishnii Shepit
Lăpușna (Lopușna) Лопушна Lopushna Лопушна Lopushna Lopuschna (Lopuszna) 844 Dolishnii Shepit
Lecheci Лекечі Lekechi Лекечи Lekechi Leketschi 237 Dolishnii Shepit
Lipoveni Липовани Lipovani Липованы Lipovany Lipoveni 394 Lukavtsi
Maidan-Ispas Майдан Maidan (Ispas) Майдан Maydan (Ispas) Majdan 212 Ispas
Maidan-Lucavăț Майдан Maidan (Lukavtsi) Майдан Maydan (Lukavtsy) Lukawetz-Majdan 238 Lukavtsi
Maidanul de Mijloc (Seredni Maidan) Середній Майдан Serednii Maydan Sredniy Maydan Sredniy Maydan Mihowa-Majdan 193 Miliive
Mega, (Velike) Велике Velyke Великое Velikoye Mega 632 Mihove
Vahnăuți, (Vahnoveni) Вахнівці Vahnivtsi Вахновцы Vakhnovtsy Wachniewa 247 Lukavtsi
Valea Вали Valy Valy Valy --- 972 Karapchiv
Volcineț (Volcineț pe Siret) Вовчинець Vovchynets Волчинец Volchinets Wolczynetz 774 Lukavtsi
Voloca (Voloca pe Ceremuș) Волока Voloka Волока Voloka Woloka am Czeremosz 486 Vashkivtsi
Zaricicea Заріччя Zarichichia Заречье Zarechye --- 494 Berehomet

References[]

  1. ^ Die postalischen Abstempelungen auf den österreichischen Postwertzeichen-Ausgaben 1867, 1883 und 1890, Wilhelm KLEIN, 1967
  2. ^ Дністрянський М. С. Етнополітична географія України. Львів: Літопис, 2006. С.477.
  3. ^ Administrative - territorial division at the date of 5 December 2001 CHERNIVTSI REGION

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