Reni Raion

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Reniyskyi Raion

Ренійський район
Raionul Reni
Flag of Reniyskyi Raion
Coat of arms of Reniyskyi Raion
Coat of arms
Coordinates: 45°24′13″N 28°29′40″E / 45.40361°N 28.49444°E / 45.40361; 28.49444Coordinates: 45°24′13″N 28°29′40″E / 45.40361°N 28.49444°E / 45.40361; 28.49444
Country Ukraine
RegionOdessa Oblast
Admin. centerReni
 • GovernorOleksandr Soshenko
 • Total861 km2 (332 sq mi)
 • TotalDecrease 37,461
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal index
Area code+380 4840

Reni Raion (Ukrainian: Ренійський район; Romanian: Raionul Reni) is a raion (district) in Odessa Oblast in south-western Ukraine, in the historic Budjak region of Bessarabia. Its administrative center is the city of Reni. Population: 37,461 (2015 est.)[1] In 2001, population was 40,680.

The raion is predominantly Moldavian and the Ukrainian language is rare. According to the 2001 Ukrainian census the population was 49% Moldovan, 18% Ukrainian, 15% Russian, 8.5% Bulgarian and 8% Gagauz.[2] Most of villages (five) are Romanophone while there is one village of Gagauz and another of Bulgarians. The city of Reni is mostly Russophone although 50% of its residents are Moldavians.


  1. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  2. ^ 2001 All Ukrainian population census results for Odessa Region Archived 2009-07-31 at the Wayback Machine

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