Administrative divisions of Zhytomyr Oblast

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

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Administrative divisions after 2020

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

On 18 July 2020, the number of districts was reduced to four. [1] [2] These are:

  1. Berdychiv (Бердичівський район), the center is in the town of Berdychiv;
  2. Korosten (Коростенський район), the center is in the town of Korosten;
  3. Novohrad-Volynskyi (Новоград-Волинський район), the center is in the town of Novohrad-Volynskyi;
  4. Zhytomyr (Житомирський район), the center is in the city of Zhytomyr.

Administrative divisions until 2020

Raions of Zhytomyr Oblast as of June 2020. The city of Zhytomyr is shown in dark blue. Zhytomyr regions.svg
Raions of Zhytomyr Oblast as of June 2020. The city of Zhytomyr is shown in dark blue.

In 2020, Zhytomyr Oblast was subdivided into 28 regions: 23 districts ( raions ) and 5 city municipalities (mis'krada or misto), officially known as territories governed by city councils. [3]

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