Pidhaitsi Raion

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Pidhaitsi Raion
Підгаєцький район
Raion
Coat of arms of Pidhaitsi Raion
Coat of arms
Pidgayskyi-Raion.png
Country  Ukraine
Region Ternopil Oblast
Established 1991
Admin. center Pidhaitsi
Subdivisions
Area
 • Total 0.496 km2 (0.192 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 22,913
 • Density 46,000/km2 (120,000/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code 380-3542

Pidhaitsi Raion (Ukrainian: Підгаєцький район) is a district in the western part of Ternopil Oblast, western Ukraine. It is part of the historic area known as Halychyna (Galicia). The administrative center is the city of Pidhaitsi. The Koropets river flows through the district. This raion was formed as a separate district on December 6, 1991 by a decree of the Ukrainian parliament. Before that it was part of neighbouring Berezhanskyi Raion.

Population[edit]

The population of the district is 22,913 inhabitants. Of these 3,203 are concentrated in Pidhaitsi, the rest in the villages cited below.

Territory[edit]

The area of Pidhaitsi Raion is 496 km2 (192 sq mi).

Villages[edit]

Names are presented in modern Ukrainian transliteration. Polish spellings (often used in documents prior to 1939 when the area was part of the Austro-Hungarian empire and Poland) are given in parenthesis:

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Coordinates: 49°27′N 24°56′E / 49.450°N 24.933°E / 49.450; 24.933