Shepetivka Raion

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Shepetivka Raion
Шепетівський район
Raion
Flag of Shepetivka Raion
Flag
Coat of arms of Shepetivka Raion
Coat of arms
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Country  Ukraine
Region Khmelnytskyi Oblast
Established 1923
Admin. center Shepetivka
Subdivisions
Government
 • Administration Mykola S. Kovalchuk
Area
 • Total 1,160 km2 (450 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 35,253
 • Density 30/km2 (79/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal index 30410—30457
Area code 380-3840
Website www.sheprda.ho.ua

Shepetivka Raion (Ukrainian: Шепетівський район) is a raion in Khmelnytskyi Oblast in Ukraine. Its administrative center is Shepetivka. Its population is 35 253 inhabitants (January 1, 2011).[1]

It was established in 1923. 1 city (Shepetivka — city of regional significance), 1 urban-type settlement (Hrytsiv) and 68 villages are located in Shepetivka Raion.

Geography[edit]

Train station Shepetivka

Shepetivka Region is a part of Volhynia. It is one out 20 Raions of Khmelnytskyi Oblast. It is a large Raion and ranks as the 8th among the largest with respect to the total area (1 160 km² corresponding to 5.6% of the total area of Khmelnytskyi Oblast).

Shepetivka Raion is southeast of Slavuta Raion, southwest of Zhytomyr Oblast (Baranivka Raion), west of Polonne Raion, north of Starokostiantyniv Raion, and east of Iziaslav Raion. The Homora, Korchyk, Tsvitoha, Smilka and other rivers flow through the district. There is a rail lines through the districts (ShepetivkaSlavutaZdolbuniv), Shepetivka—IziaslavTernopil, Shepetivka—Starokostiantyniv, Shepetivka—Polonne and Shepetivka—Novohrad-Volynskyi.

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.[2]

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