Bilohirsk Raion

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Bilohirsk Raion
Білогірський район
Raion
Flag of Bilohirsk Raion
Flag
Official seal of Bilohirsk Raion
Seal
Raion location within Crimea
Raion location within Crimea
Country Disputed:
Republic Crimea
Capital Bilohirsk
Subdivisions
Area
 • Total 1,894 km2 (731 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 60,445
 • Density 32/km2 (83/sq mi)
Time zone MSK (UTC+3)
Dialing code +380-6559
Website belogorskiy.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