Bila Tserkva Raion
|Bila Tserkva Raion
|Admin. center||Bila Tserkva|
|• Governor||Roman Ivanovych Pluhator|
|• Total||1,276.8 km2 (493.0 sq mi)|
|• Density||38/km2 (100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Bila Tserkva Raion (Ukrainian: Білоцерківський район) is a raion (district) in Kiev Oblast of Ukraine. Its administrative center is Bila Tserkva, which is separately incorporated as a city of oblast significance and does not belong to the raion. The raions area totals 1,276.8 km². Population: 49,055 (2013 est.).
- Bykova Hreblia
- Mala Antonivka
- Mala Skvyrka
- Mala Vilshanka
- Oliinykova Sloboda
- Vilna Tarasivka
Various monuments of architecture located within the raion's territory include:
- Monument to Ivan Mazepa, 1991 in the village of Mazepyntsi.
- Church Zishestia Sviatoho Dukha, 1750 in the village of Shkarivka.
- Church Sviatoi Paraskevy, 1903 in the village of Oliinykova Sloboda.
- Church of the Wives of Myronosyts, 1893 in the village of Sorokotiahy.
- Cathedral of the Saint Ioanna Khrestytelia in Bila Tserkva.
- Mykhailivska Church, 1891 in Bila Tserkva.
- Preobrazhenska Church, 1849 in the village of Sukholisy.
- Oleksandriia Park, 1793-1797 in Bila Tserkva.
- Zymovyi (Winter) Palace in Bila Tserkva.
Famous people from the territory that is now known as the Bilotserkivskyi Raion include:
- Ivan Mazepa, from Bila Tserkva, was a Cossack Hetman of the Hetmanate in Left-bank Ukraine, in 1687–1708.
- Pavel Popovich, from Uzyn, is a Soviet cosmonaut of Ukrainian descent, arguably the first ethnic Ukrainian to fly in space.
- "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 21 January 2015.