Khoiniki District

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Khoiniki District
Хойніцкі раён (be)
Хойникский район (ru)
Coat of arms of Khoiniki District
Coat of arms
Location of Khoiniki Raion within Gomel Region
Location of Khoiniki Raion within Gomel Region
Coordinates: 51°54′N 29°58′E / 51.900°N 29.967°E / 51.900; 29.967Coordinates: 51°54′N 29°58′E / 51.900°N 29.967°E / 51.900; 29.967
Country  Belarus
Voblast Gomel
Seat Hoiniki
Government
 • Ispolkom ?
Area
 • Total 2,027.74 km2 (782.91 sq mi)
Population (2016)[1]
 • Total 19,539
Website Official website

Khoiniki District or Chojnicki Rajon (Belarusian: Хойніцкі раён, Russian: Хойникский район) is an administrative subdivision, a rajon of Gomel Region, in Belarus. Its administrative seat is the town of Hoiniki.

Geography[edit]

The district includes the town of Hoiniki, 8 rural councils (Selsovets), and several villages. Following the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, it is partially included in the Polesie State Radioecological Reserve.[2][3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Russian) Source: BelStat 2016
  2. ^ Polesie Radio-ecological Zapovednik (APB BirdLife Belarus)
  3. ^ 253459229 Polesie State Radioecological Reserve on OpenStreetMap

External links[edit]

Media related to Chojniki District at Wikimedia Commons