Autonomous republics of Ukraine
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Ukraine is administratively divided into 27 regions, one of which is an autonomous republic, the Autonomous Republic of Crimea. Its administrative status is recognized in the Ukrainian Constitution in Chapter X: Autonomous Republic of Crimea and is governed in accordance with laws passed by Ukraine's parliament, the Verkhovna Rada.
List of former republics
|Name||Time period||Flag||Coat of arms||Capital||Area (sq mi)||Population|
|Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic||1991–1992||Simferopol||10,070||2,183,000 (1989)|
|Moldavian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic||1924–1940||Chisinau (occupied)||3,100||572,339 (1940)|
- Kuibida, Vasyl (18 November 2008). "The concept of reform of the administrative-territorial structure of Ukraine. Project". Kyiv Regional Center for International Relations and Business (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 23 January 2013.
- Officially capital was the city of Chisinau, but temporarily the autonomous republic was governed at first from Balta, then Birzula, and finally - Tiraspol.
- "Regions of Ukraine and their composition". Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 23 January 2013.