Melitopol Raion

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Melitopolskyi Raion
Мелітопольський район
Raion
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Coordinates: 46°56′35.1″N 35°16′34.96″E / 46.943083°N 35.2763778°E / 46.943083; 35.2763778Coordinates: 46°56′35.1″N 35°16′34.96″E / 46.943083°N 35.2763778°E / 46.943083; 35.2763778
Country  Ukraine
Region Zaporizhia Oblast
Established 1930
Admin. center Melitopol
Subdivisions
Government
 • Governor Valeriy Gorban
Area
 • Total 1,780 km2 (690 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total Decrease 50,188
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal index 72330—72384
Area code +380 619
Website http://www.mrda.gov.ua/

Melitopol Raion (Ukrainian: Мелітопольський район) is one of the 20 raions (districts) of Zaporizhia Oblast in southern Ukraine. The administrative center of the region is Melitopol, which does not belong to the district and is incorporated separately as a city of oblast significance. Population: 50,188 (2013 est.)[1].

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