Berdychiv Raion

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Berdychiv Raion
Бердичівський район
Flag of Berdychiv Raion
Coat of arms of Berdychiv Raion
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Coordinates: 49°56′4″N 28°36′42″E / 49.93444°N 28.61167°E / 49.93444; 28.61167Coordinates: 49°56′4″N 28°36′42″E / 49.93444°N 28.61167°E / 49.93444; 28.61167
Country  Ukraine
Region Zhytomyr Oblast
Admin. center Berdychiv
 • Total 865.2 km2 (334.1 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total Decrease 29,234
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code +380

Berdychiv District (Raion) (Ukrainian: Бердичівський район) is a raion (district) of Zhytomyr Oblast, northern Ukraine. Its administrative centre is located at Berdychiv, which does not belong to the raion and is incorporated separately as a city of oblast significance. The raion is located in the southern part of the oblast; the distance between Zhytomyr and Berdychiv is 43 kilometres (27 mi). It covers an area of 865.2 square kilometres (334.1 sq mi). Population: 29,234 (2013 est.)[1]

Natural tourist objects[edit]

Demchynskyi and Rayhorodskiy park-memorials landscape of gardening art of local value, hydro-recreation resource of the river Hnylopiat.

The natives of the district[edit]

  • figure of the Polish national movement Edmund Różycki (vil. Ahativka);
  • doctor of Economic I.Oliynyk;
  • opera singer G.Shapovalov (vil. Zhurbyntsi),
  • rector of Zhytomyr pedagogical institute P. Gornostai (vil. Ivankivtsi);
  • doctor of Biological S. Markevych (vil. Katerynivka),
  • doctor of Philological P.Bilous;
  • Honored trainer of the USSR V.Lonskyi (vil. Obukhivka);
  • poet M. Pasichnyk (vil. Polovetske);
  • bibliographer and literary critic M.Gumenyuk (vil.Reia );
  • the Doctor of engineering, general I. Oliynyk (vil.Skraglivka);
  • doctor of Arts and Philosophy D. Stepovyk, (vil. Slobodshche);
  • doctor of biological Ye. Kondratyuk (vil. Old Solotvyn);
  • classic of English literature Joseph Conrad;
  • author, memorialist Stefan Borovskyi (s. Terekhove);
  • corresponding member of Academy of Science of the USSR;
  • a physicist, Hero of the Soviet Union V.Mostovyi (s. Khazhyn).


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