Narodychi Raion

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Narodychi Raion
Народицький район
Raion
Coat of arms of Narodychi Raion
Coat of arms
Narodytskyi-Raion.png
Coordinates: 51°12′21″N 29°4′29″E / 51.20583°N 29.07472°E / 51.20583; 29.07472Coordinates: 51°12′21″N 29°4′29″E / 51.20583°N 29.07472°E / 51.20583; 29.07472
Country  Ukraine
Region Zhytomyr Oblast
Admin. center Narodychi
Subdivisions
Area
 • Total 1,284 km2 (496 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total Decrease 9,573
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code +380

Narodychi Raion (Ukrainian: Народицький район) is a raion (district) of Zhytomyr Oblast, northern Ukraine. Its administrative centre is located at Narodychi. The raion covers an area of 1,284 square kilometres (496 sq mi). Population: 9,573 (2013 est.)[1]

Eastern part of the Narodychi district was heavily polluted due to Chernobyl nuclear accident - Map of radiation levels in 1996 (Cs-137 component)

Eastern part of the district includes protection areas similar to those of Chernobyl Exclusion Zone which were heavily polluted as a result of the radioactive fallout from Chernobyl disaster in 1986.

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