Rakhiv Raion

Rakhiv Raion (Ukrainian: Рахівський район, Romanian: Raionul Rahău) is a raion in Zakarpattia Oblast in western Ukraine. Its administrative center is Rakhiv. Population: 92,446(2016 est.)[1].

Rakhiv Raion

Рахівський район (in Ukrainian)
Raionul Rahău (in Romanian)

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Coordinates: 48°3′24.72″N 24°11′48.35″E
Country Ukraine
RegionZakarpattia Oblast
Established1945
Admin. centerRakhiv
Subdivisions
Area
  Total1,892 km2 (731 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
  Total92,446
  Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Area code380-3132
Websitehttp://rakhiv-rda.gov.ua/ Rakhiv Raion

Administrative division

Romanian is since September 2012 a regional language in the village of Bila Tserkva; meaning it will now be used in the towns administrative office work and documents.[2] This was made possible after new legislation on languages in Ukraine was passed in the summer of 2012.[2]

City: Rakhiv (Rahó, Rachov between 1920–1938 and 1944–1945)

Urban-type settlements:

Villages:

  • Bilyn (Bilin, Bilina)
  • Bla Tserkva (Tiszafejéregyház, Bilá Cirkev)
  • Bohdan (Tiszabogdány, Bila Tisa)
  • Breboia (Bértelek, Preboja)
  • Chorna Tysa (Feketetisza, Mogelki (between 1920–1938), Černá Tisa (1944–1945))
  • Dilove (Terebesfejérpatak, Trebušany)
  • Dobrik (Dobrikdülő, Dobrik)
  • Hoverla (Hóvár, Hoverla)
  • Khmeliv (Komlós, Chmely)
  • Kosivska Polyana (Kaszómező, Kosovská Poľana)
  • Kostylivka (Barnabás, Berlebaš)
  • Kruhlyy (Körtelep, Kruhlý)
  • Kvasy (Tiszaborkút, Kvásy)
  • Lazeshchyna (Mezőhát, Lazeština)
  • Lugi (Láposmező, Luhy)
  • Luh (Tizsalonka, Luh)
  • Plaiuts (Plajuc, Gandal)
  • Rosishka (Rászócska, Rosuška)
  • Roztoky (Nyilas, Rostoka)
  • Sitnyi (Szitni, Sitný)
  • Sredneye Vodyanoye (Középapsa, Stredná Apša)
  • Stebnev (Dombhát, Stebna)
  • Strymba (Almáspatak, Strimba)
  • Trostianets (Trosztyanec, Trsťenec)
  • Verkhneye Vodyanoye (Felsőapsa, Vyšná Apša)
  • Vilkhovatyy (Kiscserjés, Vilchovatý)
  • Voditsa (Kisapsa, Apšica)
  • Vydrychka (Vidráspatak, Vydryčka)

Note: Hungarian name of places are given in parenthesis at first. Slovakian name of ones were valid between 1920–1938 and 1944–1945.

Demographics

In the 2001 census, the population of Rakhiv Raion was 90,900 which included:[3]

  • 83.8% Ukrainians (76,200)
  • 3.2% Hungarians (2,900)
  • 11.6% Romanians (10,500)
  • 0.8% Russians (800)

See also

References

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