Chernihiv Raion

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Chernihivskyi Raion
Чернігівський район
Raion
Flag of Chernihivskyi Raion
Flag
Coat of arms of Chernihivskyi Raion
Coat of arms
Raion location in Chernihiv Oblast
Raion location in Chernihiv Oblast
Coordinates: 51°29′N 31°17′E / 51.483°N 31.283°E / 51.483; 31.283Coordinates: 51°29′N 31°17′E / 51.483°N 31.283°E / 51.483; 31.283
Country  Ukraine
Oblast Chernihiv Oblast
Admin. center Chernihiv
Area
 • Total 2,547 km2 (983 sq mi)
Elevation 130 m (430 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 52,068
 • Density 20.8/km2 (54/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website Official website

Chernihivskyi Raion (Ukrainian: Чернігівський район) is a raion (district) of Chernihiv Oblast, northern Ukraine. Its administrative centre is the city of Chernihiv, which is incorporated as a city of oblast significance and does not belong to the raion. The raion covers an area of 2,547 square kilometres (983 sq mi). Population: 52,068 (2015 est.)[1]

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The raion borders with the raions of Ripky, Horodnia, Mena, Kulykivka and Kozelets. It borders also with the city of Slavutych, an exclave of Kiev Oblast, the Kievan raion of Ivankiv, and the Belarusian raion of Brahin, in Gomel Oblast. Its capital, Chernihiv, is located in the middle of the raion, but is administratively separate.[2]

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Cities
Urban-type settlements

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