Administrative divisions of Khmelnytskyi Oblast

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Khmelnytskyi Oblast

Хмельницька область
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Administrative center Khmelnytskyi
Administrative divisions
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  • 20 districts
  • 13 cities
  • 24 towns
  • 568 silradas
  • 1409 villages
  • 5 settlements
Statistics dated 1 January 2006 [1] [2]

The administrative divisions of Khmelnytskyi Oblast (Ukrainian : Хмельницька область) follows the general scheme of the administrative divisions in Ukraine. It is subdivided into districts ( raions ) which are subdivided into amalgamated territorial communities ( hromadas ). As Ukraine is a unitary state, any changes to the administrative divisions have to be approved by the Verkhovna Rada.

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The oblast was established on September 22, 1937, as the "Kamianets-Podilskyi Oblast" to replace the Kamianets Okruha and other neighboring administrative regions in the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic. Its administrative center was moved from Kamianets-Podilskyi to Proskuriv in 1941, and when Proskuriv's name was changed to Khmelnytskyi, the oblast's name was changed as well. The administrative divisions in the oblast have remained the same since January 1, 2006. [2]

The Khmelnytskyi Oblast is one of the smaller of the 24 oblasts of Ukraine with a total area of 20,629 square kilometres (7,965  sq mi ). [1] Its population was 1,426,649 at the 2001 census. [1] The oblast borders upon the Rivne Oblast to the northwest, the Zhytomyr Oblast to the northeast, the Vinnytsia Oblast to the east, the Chernivtsi Oblast to the south, and the Ternopil Oblast to the west.

The oblast has 24 urban-type settlements, 568 rural municipalities, 1409 villages, and five rural settlements.

Administrative divisions after 2020

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

On 18 July 2020, the number of districts was reduced to three. [3] [4] These are:

  1. Kamianets-Podilskyi (Кам’янець-Подільський район), the center is in the town of Kamianets-Podilskyi;
  2. Khmelnytskyi (Хмельницький район), the center is in the city of Khmelnytskyi;
  3. Shepetivka (Шепетівський район), the center is in the town of Shepetivka.

Districts before 2020

Before July 2020, the Khmelnytskyi Oblast was administratively divided into 20 districts (райони). [5] which served as the second level of administrative division in the country. It had a total of 13 cities, six of which are under the oblast's jurisdiction (including its administrative center Khmelnytskyi) and seven which are under their raion's jurisdiction.

DistrictArea (km2)Population (2012)Administrative centerUrban-type settlementsRural municipalitiesVillagesSettlements
Belogor prapor.gif Bilohiria Raion 776.328,128 Bilohiria Bilohiria
Yampil
2372
Chemerivetskiy rayon prapor.png Chemerivtsi Raion 93042,722 Chemerivtsi Chemerivtsi
Zakupne
3368
Flag of Derazhnia raion.svg Derazhnia Raion 91032,955 Derazhnia Lozove
Vovkovyntsi
2259
UKR Dunaievets'kii raion flag.png Dunaivtsi Raion 1,18064,422 Dunaivtsi Dunaivtsi
Smotrych
4383
Gorodots'kii raion prapor.png Horodok Raion 1,11049,939 Horodok Sataniv 29711
Iz flag.png Iziaslav Raion 1,25046,059 Iziaslav 2991
Flag of Kamianets-Podilskyi Raion, Ukraine.PNG Kamianets-Podilskyi Raion 1,53767,900 Kamianets-Podilskyi Stara Ushytsia 421201
Hmelny rh.png Khmelnytskyi Raion 1,22052,906 Khmelnytskyi Chornyi Ostriv 38761
Krasyliv rh.PNG Krasyliv Raion 1,18053,814 Krasyliv Antoniny 3593
Flag of Letychiv raion.svg Letychiv Raion 95129,209 Letychiv Letychiv
Medzhybizh
1955
Novoushits'kii raion prapor.jpg Nova Ushytsia Raion 85330,271 Nova Ushytsia Nova Ushytsia 21571
Flag of Polonne raion.svg Polonne Raion 86645,813 Polonne Poninka 17441
Flag of Shepetivka raion.svg Shepetivka Raion 1,16034,724 Shepetivka Hrytsiv 2268
Slavutskiy rayon prapor.png Slavuta Raion 1,16230,743 Slavuta 3679
Flag of Starokostiantyniv raion.svg Starokostiantyniv Raion 1,21030,448 Starokostiantyniv 3097
Flag of Stara Syniava raion.svg Stara Syniava Raion 66221,276 Stara Syniava Stara Syniava 1544
Teofipolr flag.svg Teofipol Raion 71627,831 Teofipol Teofipol
Bazaliia
2253
Vinc-flag.png Vinkivtsi Raion 65325,630 Vinkivtsi Vinkivtsi 1735
Volochysk rh.png Volochysk Raion 1,10353,113 Volochysk Viitivtsi
Narkevychi
4085
Flag missing.jpg Yarmolyntsi Raion 89831,599 Yarmolyntsi Yarmolyntsi 2959

Populated settlements

Cities

The Khmelnytskyi Oblast has a total of 13 cities, with six of them governed under the oblast's jurisdiction (міста обласного значення), [6] and the remaining seven under their respective district's jurisdiction (міста районного значення). [7] Each urban locality also administers their own respective municipality, which can have a few villages and settlements under its jurisdiction. The combined urban population of the cities and urban-type settlements was 723,431 in 2001. [1]

Urban-type settlements

The Khmelnytskyi Oblast has a total of 24 urban-type settlements (селищ міського типу). [8] Each urban locality also administers their own respective municipality, which can have a few villages and settlements under its jurisdiction.

Villages

The Khmelnytskyi Oblast has a total of 1,409 villages (сіл) [9] and five settlements (селищ). [10] Out of the 1,409 villages, 568 villages administer their own rural municipality (сільських рад) which may have a few other villages under its jurisdiction. [11] The combined rural population of the villages and settlements was 703,218 in 2001. [1]

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