Pohrebyshche Raion

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Pohrebyshche Raion
Погребищенський район
Raion
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Coat of arms of Pohrebyshche Raion
Coat of arms
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Coordinates: 49°30′N 29°15′E / 49.500°N 29.250°E / 49.500; 29.250Coordinates: 49°30′N 29°15′E / 49.500°N 29.250°E / 49.500; 29.250
Country  Ukraine
Region Vinnytsia Oblast
Established 1923
Admin. center Pohrebysche
Subdivisions
Government
 • Governor Vasyl Pavlovych Osadchuk
Area
 • Total 1,200 km2 (500 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 31,512
 • Density 26/km2 (68/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal index 22200—22271
Area code 380-4346
Website Pohrebyschenskyi Raion

Pohrebyshche Raion (Ukrainian: Погребищенський район, translit. Pohrebyschens'kyi raion) is a raion (district) of Vinnytsia Oblast in west-central Ukraine. The administrative center of the district is the town of Pohrebyshche. Population: 31,512 (2013 est.)[1].

Geography[edit]

Pohrebyshche Raion is situated on the Podillian forest-steppe area in the north-eastern part of Vinnytsia Oblast. To the north it borders Zhytomyr Oblast (Ruzhyn Raion) and to the east Kiev Oblast (Skvyra Raion, Volodarka Raion, Tetiiv Raion). The Ros River finds its source in the village of Ordyntsi in the Pohrebyshche Raion.

History[edit]

Pohrebyshche Raion was formed on March 7, 1923 as a part of Kiev Governorate, but on February 27, 1932 it was included in the newly formed Vinnytsia Oblast. Although the area of the raion has changed over the years. The biggest change was in 1963 when Plyskiv Raion was dissolved.

Subdivisions[edit]

There are one town, 57 villages and five minor settlements in the Pohrebyshche Raion. There are one city council and 26 village councils.

Town[edit]

Villages[edit]

Famous people from Pohrebyshche Raion[edit]

  • S. Aliekseiev, writer
  • A. Kocherha, opera singer
  • N. Prysiazhniuk, ethnographer
  • Valentyn Rechmedin, writer, journalist
  • M. Sokolovskyi, guitarist
  • Michał Tyszkiewicz, diplomat
  • H. Yablonska, folk artist
  • Ivan Yerofeiv, writer
  • Ivan Zaianchkovskyi, scientist, writer

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