Holosiiv Raion

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Holosiiv Raion
Голосіївський район
Raion in Kiev
Coat of arms of Holosiiv Raion
Coat of arms
Location of Holosiiv Raion
Country  Ukraine
Oblast Kiev City Municipality
Government
 • Mayor Serhiy Sadovoi
Area
 • Total 156.35 km2 (60.37 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 205,300
 • Density 1,311/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Landmarks National Expocenter of Ukraine, Museum of Folk Architecture and Life, Baikove Cemetery
Metro stations Lybidska, Ukraina Palace, Respublikansky Stadion
Website golosiiv.gov.ua
The Pirogovo museum is located within the raion.

Holosiiv Raion (Ukrainian: Голосіївський район, translit.: Holosiivs’kyi raion) is an administrative raion (district) of the city of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine.

Holosiiv Raion was created during changing of administrative divisions of the capital of Ukraine, which was conducted in September 2001, as per the decision of the Kiev City Council on January 1, 2001.

Holosiiv Raion is located in the southwestern part of Kiev, bordering the Shevchenkivskyi, Solomianskyi, Pecherskyi, and Darnytskyi raions of Kiev, and the Kyievo-Sviatoshynskyi, Obukhivskyi, and Boryspilskyi raions of Kiev Oblast.

The territory of the raion begins from the famous Khreshchatyk street, and stretches toward the southwest of Kiev. Considering this, the raion is somewhat like the southwest entrance into the city. The raion consists of the following historical neighbourhoods of Kiev: Pankovschyna, Predslavyno, Yamky, Saperna Slobidka, Baikovo, Zabaikove, Demiivka, Shyrma, Tsymbalov Yar, Dobryi Put, Holosiiv, Feofaniya, Lysa Hora, Bahrynova Hora, Myshelovka, Samburky, Kytaevo, Pirogovo, Tserkovschyna, Nyzhna Telychka, Korchevate, Vyta, Teremky, and Vodnykiv Island.

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Coordinates: 50°24′10″N 30°30′55″E / 50.40278°N 30.51528°E / 50.40278; 30.51528