Nikopol Raion

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Nikopol Raion
Нікопольський район
Flag of Nikopol Raion
Coat of arms of Nikopol Raion
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Coordinates: 47°37′23″N 34°31′57.6″E / 47.62306°N 34.532667°E / 47.62306; 34.532667Coordinates: 47°37′23″N 34°31′57.6″E / 47.62306°N 34.532667°E / 47.62306; 34.532667
Country  Ukraine
Region Dnipropetrovsk Oblast
Admin. center Nikopol
 • Total 1,943 km2 (750 sq mi)
 • Total 42 189
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code +380

Nikopol Raion (Ukrainian: Нікопольський район, Nikopolskyi raion) is an administrative subdivision (raion) of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Ukraine, with the administrative center in the city of Nikopol. Its territory is 1,940 km2. (second largest among the raions). Population: 42,189 (2013 est.)[1].

Within its territory, in addition to its capital of Nikopol, there are 68 settlements subordinated to it, of which 63 villages, 4 minor rural-type settlements[2] and 1 urban-type settlement (Chervonohryhorivka).[3] Nikopol itself is incorporated separately as a city of oblast significance and does not belong to the raion.

The southern border of the raion is by the Kakhovka Reservoir by the Dnieper River.