Administrative divisions of Donetsk Oblast

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Donetsk Oblast is subdivided into districts ( raions ) which are further subdivided into amalgamated territorial communities ( hromadas ).

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Administrative divisions after 2020

Raions of Donetsk Oblast as of August 2020. Donetsk Oblast 2020 subdivisions.jpg
Raions of Donetsk Oblast as of August 2020.

On 18 July 2020, the number of districts was reduced to eight. [1] [2] This includes territories not under control of Ukrainian government, where the old territorial division is in use. The eight districts are:

  1. Bakhmut (Бахмутський район), the center is in the city of Bakhmut;
  2. Donetsk (Донецький район), the center is in the city of Donetsk;
  3. Horlivka (Горлівський район), the center is in the city of Horlivka;
  4. Kalmiuske (Кальміуський район), the center is in the city of Kalmiuske (Komsomolske);
  5. Kramatorsk (Краматорський район), the center is in the city of Kramatorsk;
  6. Mariupol (Маріупольський район), the center is in the city of Mariupol;
  7. Pokrovsk (Покровський район), the center is in the city of Pokrovsk;
  8. Volnovakha (Волноваський район), the center is in the city of Volnovakha.

Administrative divisions until 2020

Raions of Donetsk Oblast as of 2013. The city of Donetsk is shown in dark blue. Donetsk regions.svg
Raions of Donetsk Oblast as of 2013. The city of Donetsk is shown in dark blue.
Raions and cities of Donetsk Oblast on 1991-2014 and 2015. The grey area is not under control of the central government of Ukraine.
Districts (raions): a -- Amvrosiivka, b -- Bakhmut, c -- Velyka Novosilka, d -- Volnovakha, e -- Nikolske, f -- Dobropillia, g -- Kostiantynivka, h -- Pokrovsk, i -- Lyman, j -- Marinka, k -- Novoazovsk, l -- Oleksandrivka, m -- Manhush, n -- Sloviansk, o -- Starobesheve, p -- Telmanove, q -- Shakhtarsk, r -- Yasynuvata,
City of regional significance: 1 -- Donetsk, 2 -- Avdiivka, 3 -- Bakhmut, 4 -- Vuhledar, 5 -- Horlivka, 6 -- Debaltseve, 7 -- Toretsk, 8 -- Myrnohrad, 9 -- Dobropillia, 10 -- Dokuchaievsk, 11 -- Druzhkivka, 12 -- Yenakiieve, 13 -- Zhdanivka, 14 -- Kirovske, 15 -- Kostiantynivka, 16 -- Kramatorsk, 17 -- Lyman, 18 -- Pokrovsk, 19 -- Makiivka, 20 -- Mariupol, 21 -- Novohrodivka, 22 -- Selydove, 23 -- Sloviansk, 24 -- Snizhne, 25 -- Torez, 26 -- Khartsyzk, 27 -- Shakhtarsk, 28-- Yasynuvata Regions of Donetsk Oblast.png
Raions and cities of Donetsk Oblast on 1991-2014 and 2015. The grey area is not under control of the central government of Ukraine.
Districts (raions): a — Amvrosiivka, b — Bakhmut, c — Velyka Novosilka, d — Volnovakha, e — Nikolske, f — Dobropillia, g — Kostiantynivka, h — Pokrovsk, i — Lyman, j — Marinka, k — Novoazovsk, l — Oleksandrivka, m — Manhush, n — Sloviansk, o — Starobesheve, p — Telmanove, q — Shakhtarsk, r — Yasynuvata,
City of regional significance: 1Donetsk, 2Avdiivka, 3Bakhmut, 4Vuhledar, 5Horlivka, 6Debaltseve, 7Toretsk, 8Myrnohrad, 9Dobropillia, 10Dokuchaievsk, 11Druzhkivka, 12Yenakiieve, 13Zhdanivka, 14Kirovske, 15Kostiantynivka, 16Kramatorsk, 17Lyman, 18Pokrovsk, 19Makiivka, 20Mariupol, 21Novohrodivka, 22Selydove, 23Sloviansk, 24Snizhne, 25Torez, 26Khartsyzk, 27Shakhtarsk, 28Yasynuvata

Until 2020, Donetsk Oblast was subdivided into 46 regions: 18 districts ( raions ) and 28 city municipalities (mis'krada or misto), officially known as territories governed by city councils. [3] [4] In 2014, the War in Donbass started, and whereas some areas are controlled by the central Ukrainian government, others are under control of separatists representing Donetsk People's Republic. The pro-Ukrainian government of the oblast was relocated from Donetsk to Mariupol.

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Amvrosiivka Raion Former subdivision of Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine, in use by the Donetsk Peoples Republic

Amvrosiivka Raion was a raion (district) within the eastern part of Donetsk Oblast in the Eastern Ukraine. The raion was abolished on 18 July 2020 as part of the administrative reform of Ukraine, which reduced the number of raions of Donetsk Oblast to eight. However, since 2014 the raion was not under control of Ukrainian government and has been part of the Donetsk People's Republic which continues using it as an administrative unit. The administrative center of the raion is the town of Amvrosiivka. The last estimate of the raion population, reported by the Ukrainian government, was 43,759 (2020 est.) .

Bakhmut Raion Subdivision of Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine

Bakhmut Raion is a raion (district) within the northeastern part of Donetsk Oblast in eastern Ukraine. Its administrative center is Bakhmut, but the city itself does not administratively belong the raion. Its area is 1,687 km2 (651 sq mi), and its population is approximately 105,040 (2020 est.) .

Pokrovsk Raion Subdivision of Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine

Pokrovsk Raion, formerly Krasnoarmiisk Raion is a raion (district) within Donetsk Oblast in eastern Ukraine. Its administrative center is Pokrovsk, which is incorporated separately as a city of oblast significance and does not belong to the raion. Its area is 1,316 km2 (508 sq mi) and its population is approximately 29,449 (2020 est.) .

Novoazovsk Raion Former subdivision of Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine, in use by the Donetsk Peoples Republic

Novoazovsk Raion was one of the administrative raions of Donetsk Oblast in eastern Ukraine. The raion was abolished on 18 July 2020 as part of the administrative reform of Ukraine, which reduced the number of raions of Donetsk Oblast to eight. However, since 2014 much of the raion was not under control of Ukrainian government and has been part of the Donetsk People's Republic which continues using it as an administrative unit. Its administrative center was located in the city of Novoazovsk, and its southern portion borders the Azov Sea. The last estimate of the raion population, reported by the Ukrainian government, was 26,952 (2020 est.)

Telmanove Raion Former subdivision of Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine, in use by the Donetsk Peoples Republic

Telmanove Raion is one of the administrative raions of Donetsk Oblast, located in southeastern Ukraine. The raion was abolished on 18 July 2020 as part of the administrative reform of Ukraine, which reduced the number of raions of Donetsk Oblast to eight. However, since 2014 much of the raion was not under control of Ukrainian government and has been part of the Donetsk People's Republic which continues using it as an administrative unit. The administrative center of the raion is located in the urban-type settlement of Telmanove. The last estimate of the raion population, reported by the Ukrainian government, was 13,773 (2020 est.) .

Volnovakha Raion Subdivision of Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine

Volnovakha Raion is one of the 18 administrative raions of Donetsk Oblast, located in southwestern Ukraine. The administrative center of the district is located in the city of Volnovakha. Population: 95,805 (2020 est.)

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