Polonne Raion

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Polonne Raion
Полонський район
Raion
Flag of Polonne Raion
Flag
Coat of arms of Polonne Raion
Coat of arms
Polonyanskyi-Raion.png
Country  Ukraine
Region Khmelnytskyi Oblast
Established 1923
Admin. center Polonne
Subdivisions
Government
 • Administration Alexander M. Dekhtyaruk
Area
 • Total 866 km2 (334 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 46,367
 • Density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal index 30500—30545
Area code 380-3843
Website poladm.gov.ua

Polonne Raion (Ukrainian: Полонський район) is a raion in Khmelnytskyi Oblast in Ukraine. Its administrative center is Polonne. Its population is 46 367 inhabitants (January 1, 2011).[1] It was established in 1923. 1 city (Polonne), 1 urban-type settlements and 45 villages are located in Polonne Raion.

Geography[edit]

Saint Prince Alexander Nevskyi Nunnery in Cherniivka.

Polonne Raion is a part of Volhynia. It is one out 20 Raions of Khmelnytskyi Oblast. This is a small Raion it occupies 15th place among the districts of the region (866 km² corresponds to 4,2% of the total area of Khmelnytskyi Oblast).

Polonne Raion is east of Shepetivka Raion, north of Starokostiantyniv Raion, west and south-west of Zhytomyr Oblast (Liubar Raion, Romaniv Raion and Baranivka Raion). The Sluch, Homora, Derevychka, Smilka and other rivers flow through the district. There is a rail line through the districts (ShepetivkaPolonneBerdychiv).

History[edit]

From 1923 to 1932 the district was part of the Shepetivka region, then from 1932 to 1937 it was part of the Vinnytsia region. Following that from 1937 to 1954 it was part of the Kamenets Podolsk region. Since 1954 it has been part of the Khmelnytskyi region. Finally Polonskyi Raion was formed December 8, 1966.[2]

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