Bilohirsk Raion

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Bilohirsk Raion
Белогорский район
Raion
Landscape in Bilohirsk Raion (Belogorsky District)
Landscape in Bilohirsk Raion (Belogorsky District)
Flag of Bilohirsk Raion
Flag
Official seal of Bilohirsk Raion
Seal
Raion location within Crimea
Raion location within Crimea
CountryDisputed:
RepublicCrimea
CapitalBilohirsk
Subdivisions
Area
 • Total1,894 km2 (731 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total60,445
 • Density32/km2 (83/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK)
Dialing code+380-6559
Websitebelogorskiy.rk.gov.ru

Bilohirsk Raion (Ukrainian: Білогірський район, Russian: Белогорский район, Crimean Tatar: Qarasuvbazar rayonı) is one of the 25 regions of Crimea, currently subject to a territorial dispute between the Russian Federation and Ukraine. Population: 60,445 (2014 Census).[1]

This landlocked region is situated in the foothills of the central Crimea. The raion's administrative centre is the historical town of Bilohirsk.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2014). "Таблица 1.3. Численность населения Крымского федерального округа, городских округов, муниципальных районов, городских и сельских поселений" [Table 1.3. Population of Crimean Federal District, Its Urban Okrugs, Municipal Districts, Urban and Rural Settlements]. Федеральное статистическое наблюдение «Перепись населения в Крымском федеральном округе». ("Population Census in Crimean Federal District" Federal Statistical Examination) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved January 4, 2016.

Coordinates: 45°03′16″N 34°36′08″E / 45.05444°N 34.60222°E / 45.05444; 34.60222