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Bila Tserkva Raion

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Country  Ukraine
Admin. center  Bila Tserkva
Postal index  075
Area  1,276 km²
Administrative center  Bila Tserkva
Subdivisions  58
Established  1930
Time zone  EET (UTC+2)
Area code  380-4563
Founded  1930
Region  Kiev Oblast
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Bila Tserkva Raion (Ukrainian: Білоцерківський район) is a raion (district) in Kiev Oblast of Ukraine. Its administrative center is Bila Tserkva, which is separately incorporated as a city of oblast significance and does not belong to the raion. The raions area totals 1,276.8 km². Population: 49,055 (2013 est.).


Map of Bilotserkivs'kyi district, Kyivs'ka oblast, Ukraine


Bila Tserkva Raion consists of 1 city (Uzyn), 1 urban-type settlement (Terezyne) and 58 villages. The settlements of Bila Tserkva Raion are:

Notable buildings

Various monuments of architecture located within the raion's territory include:

  • Monument to Ivan Mazepa, 1991 in the village of Mazepyntsi.
  • Church Zishestia Sviatoho Dukha, 1750 in the village of Shkarivka.
  • Church Sviatoi Paraskevy, 1903 in the village of Oliinykova Sloboda.
  • Church of the Wives of Myronosyts, 1893 in the village of Sorokotiahy.
  • Cathedral of the Saint Ioanna Khrestytelia in Bila Tserkva.
  • Mykhailivska Church, 1891 in Bila Tserkva.
  • Preobrazhenska Church, 1849 in the village of Sukholisy.
  • Oleksandriia Park, 1793-1797 in Bila Tserkva.
  • Zymovyi (Winter) Palace in Bila Tserkva.
  • Notable residents

    Famous people from the territory that is now known as the Bilotserkivskyi Raion include:

  • Ivan Mazepa, from Bila Tserkva, was a Cossack Hetman of the Hetmanate in Left-bank Ukraine, in 1687–1708.
  • Pavel Popovich, from Uzyn, is a Soviet cosmonaut of Ukrainian descent, arguably the first ethnic Ukrainian to fly in space.
  • References

    Bila Tserkva Raion Wikipedia