Sviatoshyn Raion

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For information on the Kiev Oblast raion, see Kiev-Sviatoshyn Raion.
Sviatoshyn Raion
Святошинський район
Raion in Kiev
Coat of arms of Sviatoshyn Raion
Coat of arms
Location of Sviatoshyn Raion
Country  Ukraine
Oblast Kiev City Municipality
Area
 • Total 110 km2 (40 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 318.4
 • Density 2,894/km2 (7,500/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Metro stations Akademmistechko, Zhytomyrska, Sviatoshyn
Website svyatoshin.kyiv-city.gov.ua

Sviatoshyn Raion (Ukrainian: Святошинський район, Sviatoshynskyi Raion) is a raion in the city of Kiev located at the western part of city. Raion was created in 2001 after renaming the former Leningrad Raion. It borders four other raions in Kiev such as Podil Raion, Obolon Raion, Solomianka Raion, Shevchenko Raion as well as the Kiev-Sviatoshyn Raion and city of Irpin that administratively are part of Kiev Oblast. Its name raion takes from one of its historical neighborhoods.

Historical neighborhoods[edit]

The raion includes number of neighborhoods Svyatoshyn, Borshchahivka, Akademmistechko, Aviamistechko, Bilychi, Bratska Borshchahivka and many others.

Kyiv-Svyatoshyn Raion intallations[edit]

The governing bodies of the adjacent Kyiv-Svyatoshyn Raion of the Kiev Oblast are situated in the Sviatoshyn Raion of Kiev as the former oblast raion is purely suburban and lacks a distinctive center settlement.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The Kiev Oblast is administratively independent form the Kiev city, but Kiev historically hosts its governing bodies and other institutions.

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Coordinates: 50°27′18″N 30°22′05″E / 50.45500°N 30.36806°E / 50.45500; 30.36806