Vitebsk District

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Vitebsk Raion
Віцебскі раён / Витебский район
District
Flag of Vitebsk Raion
Flag
Coat of arms of Vitebsk Raion
Coat of arms
Location within the voblast
Location within the voblast
Country  Belarus
Voblast Flag of Vitsebsk Voblasts.png Vitebsk
Seat Vitebsk
Municipalities Total 44 + Vitebsk
Area
 • Total 2,800 km2 (1,100 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 42,000
 • Density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Governor ?
Website Official website

Vitebsk District (Belarusian: Віцебскі раён, Russian: Витебский район, Vitebsk Raion) is a second-level administrative subdivision (raion) of Belarus in Vitebsk Region (Vitebsk Voblast).

The administrative center of the district is the city of Vitebsk, administratively separated from the district. The most populated town of the raion itself is Ruba.

Geography[edit]

Situated in the eastern side of its Voblast and crossed by the Vitba river; Vitebsk Raion borders, from north to south, with the districts of Haradok, Shumilina, Beshankovichy, Syanno and Liozna. In the eastern side it borders with the Russian Oblasts, from south to north, of Smolensk and Pskov.

Subdivision[edit]

The district is divided into 8 rural councils (selsoviets) and 45 municipalities (including Vitebsk).[1]

Rural councils[edit]

Municipalities[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Vitebsk Raion at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 55°11′N 30°10′E / 55.183°N 30.167°E / 55.183; 30.167