Магілёўская во́бласць Могилёвская о́бласть
|Largest cities||Mogilev - 365,100
Babruysk - 220,800
Asipovichy - 34,700
Towns - 14
Urban localities - 12
|• Chairman||Pyotr Rudnik|
|• Total||29,000 km2 (11,000 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||239 m (784 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||126 m (413 ft)|
|• Density||40/km2 (100/sq mi)|
Mogilev Region, also Mahilyow Voblasts (Province) or Mogilyov Oblast (Belarusian: Магілёўская во́бласць; Mahilyowskaya Voblasts; Russian: Могилёвская о́бласть; Mogilyovskaya Oblast) is a province (voblast) of Belarus with its administrative center being Mogilyov (Mahilyow).
The Mahilyow Voblast covers a total area of 29,000 km2 (11,000 sq mi), about 14% of the national total. The voblast's greatest extent from north to south is 150 km (93 mi), from east to west - 300 km (190 mi). The highest point is 239 metres (784 ft) above sea level and the lowest point is 126 m (413 ft) above sea level.
Many rivers flow through the Mahilyow Voblast. They include the: Dnieper River (Dniapro), Berezina, Sozh, Druts, Pronya and Ptsich rivers. However, the voblast' contains little lakes, with the largest being the Zaozerye Lake with a surface area of 0.58 km2 (0.22 sq mi). Also, the Chihirin Reservoir on the Druts River has an area of 21.1 km2 (8.1 sq mi).
The Mahilyow Voblast has a temperate continental climate. The region has mild winters and warm summers. January's average temperature reaches from −8.2 °C (17.2 °F) in the northeast to −6.5 °C (20.3 °F) in the southwest. July's average temperature reaches from 17.8 °C (64.0 °F) in the northeast to 18.7 °C (65.7 °F) in the southwest. The region's average vegatative period every year is about 183–194 days. The average precipitation is 575–675 millimetres (22.6–26.6 in) a year. About 70% of the year's precipitation falls during the warm season (April–October).
The Mahilyow Voblast has a population of 1,099,374 (2009). The estimates of 2004 gave the population of 1,169,100, about 12.2% of the national total. Within the voblast', 353,600 people live in rural areas, and 855,000 live in the cities and towns. Also, there are 639,300 women and 567,300 men in the region. About 288,100 inhabitants are children under 18 and 267,300 are elderly people.
Of the major nationalities living in the Mahilyow Voblast, 1,044,000 inhabitants are Belarusians, 132,000 are Russians, 3,500 are Jews, 2,800 are Poles, 2,110 are Ukrainians, 1,700 are Tatars, 1,300 are Lithuanians, 1,100 are Armenians, and 1,070 are Romani.
Administrative subdivisions 
Raions of Mahilyow Voblast 
Cities and towns 
- Mahilyow (Belarusian: Магілёў; Russian: Могилёв; Łacinka: Mahiloŭ) - 365,100
- Babruysk (Belarusian: Бабруйск; Russian: Бобруйск) - 220,800
- Asipovichy (Belarusian: Асiповiчы; Russian: Осипо́вичи; Łacinka: Asipovičy) - 34,700
- Horki (Belarusian: Горкі) - 34,000
- Klichaw (Belarusian: Клічаў; Belarusian: Кличев) - 7,500
- Krychaw (Belarusian: Крычаў; Łacinka: Kryčaŭ) - 28,200
- Bykhaw (Belarusian: Бы́хаў; Russian: Бы́хов) - 17,300
- Kastsyukovichy (Russian: Костюковичи) - 16,100
- Klimavichy (Belarusian: Клiмавiчы; Russian: Климовичи; Łacinka: Klimavičy) - 16,000
- Shklow (Belarusian: Шклоў; Russian: Шклов; Łacinka: Škłoŭ) - 15,900
- Mstsislaw or Amstsislaw (Belarusian: Мсці́слаў, Амсьці́слаў, Мсьці́слаў; Russian: Мстиславль; Łacinka: Amścisłaŭ) - 11,700
- Chavusy (Belarusian: Чавусы; Russian: Чаусы; Łacinka: Čavusy) - 10,800
- Cherykaw (Russian: Чериков) - 8,400
- Slawharad (Belarusian: Слаўгарод; Russian: Славгород) - 8,300
See also 
- "Численность населения областей и районов: Могилевская" (in Russian). Национальный статистический комитет Республики Беларусь. Retrieved 19 February 2012.
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- (Russian)/(English) Mogilev Regional Executive Committee