Tatarbunary Raion

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Tatarbunarskyi Raion

Татарбунарський район
Flag of Tatarbunarskyi Raion
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Coat of arms of Tatarbunarskyi Raion
Coat of arms
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Coordinates: 45°44′44″N 29°46′2″E / 45.74556°N 29.76722°E / 45.74556; 29.76722Coordinates: 45°44′44″N 29°46′2″E / 45.74556°N 29.76722°E / 45.74556; 29.76722
Country Ukraine
RegionOdessa Oblast
Admin. centerTatarbunary
Subdivisions
Area
 • Total1,748 km2 (675 sq mi)
Population
 • Total38,901
 • Density22/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Postal index
68104
Area code+380 04844

Tatarbunary Raion (Ukrainian: Татарбунарський район) is a raion (district) in Odessa Oblast of Ukraine. The raion is located in the south-west part of the oblast, along the Black Sea coast, and it is part of the historical region of Bessarabia. Its administrative center is the city of Tatarbunary. Population: 38,901 (2015 est.)[1]

Geographically, there are 1 city (Tatarbunary), and 35 villages in the raion. Administratively, there are 1 City Council (Tatarbunary), and 18 Village Councils.

History[edit]

Tatarbunarskyi Raion was established in 1940, as one of 13 raions of newly established Akkerman Oblast (later Izmail Oblast) of Ukrainian SSR. The area was transferred from Kingdom of Romania to the USSR following June 1940 Soviet Ultimatum.

In 1954, Izmail Oblast was liquidated, and Tatarbunarskyi Raion, as well as other raions of the oblast, was transferred to Odessa Oblast.

In 1978, the administrative center of the raion, Tatarbunary, was given city status.

Administrative division[edit]

The raion is divided into 18 rural councils and one city council.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 1 July 2016.

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