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Shepetivka Raion

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Country  Ukraine
Admin. center  Shepetivka
Postal index  30410—30457
Region  Khmelnytskyi Oblast
Established  1923
Time zone  EET (UTC+2)
Area  1,160 km²
Administrative center  Shepetivka
Shepetivka Raion
Subdivisions  List   0 — city councils   1 — settlement councils 22 — rural councils Number of localities:   0 — cities   1 — urban-type settlements 68 — villages   0 — rural settlements

Shepetivka Raion (Ukrainian: Шепетівський район) is a raion in Khmelnytskyi Oblast in Ukraine. Its administrative center is Shepetivka. Its population is 35 253 inhabitants (January 1, 2011).


Map of Shepetivs'kyi district, Khmelnytska, Ukraine

It was established in 1923. 1 city (Shepetivka — city of regional significance), 1 urban-type settlement (Hrytsiv) and 68 villages are located in Shepetivka Raion.


Shepetivka Region is a part of Volhynia. It is one out 20 Raions of Khmelnytskyi Oblast. It is a large Raion and ranks as the 8th among the largest with respect to the total area (1 160 km² corresponding to 5.6% of the total area of Khmelnytskyi Oblast).

Shepetivka Raion is southeast of Slavuta Raion, southwest of Zhytomyr Oblast (Baranivka Raion), west of Polonne Raion, north of Starokostiantyniv Raion, and east of Iziaslav Raion. The Homora, Korchyk, Tsvitoha, Smilka and other rivers flow through the district. There is a rail lines through the districts (Shepetivka—Slavuta—Zdolbuniv), Shepetivka—Iziaslav—Ternopil, Shepetivka—Starokostiantyniv, Shepetivka—Polonne and Shepetivka—Novohrad-Volynskyi.


From 1923 to 1932, the district was part of the Shepetivka region, then from 1932 to 1937 it was part of the Vinnytsia region. Following that from 1937 to 1954 it was part of the Kamenets Podolsk region. Since 1954 it has been part of the Khmelnytskyi region.


Shepetivka Raion Wikipedia

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