|• Governor||Yaroslav Shynkaruk|
|• Total||903 km2 (349 sq mi)|
|• Density||98/km2 (250/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
Kosiv Raion (Ukrainian: Косівський район),(Romanian: Regiunea Cosău) is a raion (administrative district) of Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast of Ukraine. The city of Kosiv is the administrative center of the raion. Population: 88,182 (2016 est.).
The district is located in the Precarpathian region of Ukraine. The total area is 903 km² with 91,1 thousand inhabitants.
The climate is moderately continental.
Archaeological finds show that the territory of the raion was inhabited from the Neolithic times. First written information about Kosiv is from 1424. Firstly, the town was called Rykiv, and only latter it was renamed to Kosiv. Other old settlements of the raion are Kobaky (15th century), Kuty (1448), Vyzhnii Bereziv (1412).
Famous people that were born, lived or worked in Kosiv district:
Marko Cheremshyna (1874-1927) was a Ukrainian writer of Hutsul background.
Dmytro Pavlychko (1929) is a Ukrainian poet, translator, scriptwriter, culturologist, political and public figure, and dissident.
- "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 19 July 2016.
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