Bilohirsk Raion

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Bilohirsk Raion
Білогірський район
Raion
Flag of Bilohirsk Raion
Flag
Official seal of Bilohirsk Raion
Seal
Raion location within Crimea
Raion location within Crimea
Country Disputed:
Republic Crimea
Capital Bilohirsk
Subdivisions
Area
 • Total 1,894 km2 (731 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 64,166
 • Density 34/km2 (88/sq mi)
Time zone MSK (UTC+4)
Dialing code +380-6559

Bilohirsk Raion (Ukrainian: Білогірський район, Russian: Белогорский район, Crimean Tatar: Qarasuvbazar rayonı) is one of the 25 regions of Crimea, currently subject to a territorial dispute between the Russian Federation and Ukraine. Population: 64,166 (2013 population estimate)[1].

This landlocked region is situated in the foothills of the central Crimea. The raion's administrative centre is the historical town of Bilohirsk.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України" (in Ukrainian). State Service of Statistics. Retrieved 6 May 2014. 

Coordinates: 45°03′16″N 34°36′08″E / 45.05444°N 34.60222°E / 45.05444; 34.60222