Horokhiv Raion

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Horokhiv Rayon
Горохівський район
Raion
Flag of Horokhiv Rayon
Flag
Coat of arms of Horokhiv Rayon
Coat of arms
Gorohivskyi-Raion.png
Country  Ukraine
Region  Volyn Oblast
Established January 20, 1940
Admin. center Horokhiv
Subdivisions
Government
 • Governor Yaroslav Dovgopolov
Area
 • Total 1,122 km2 (433 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 52,081[1]
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal index 457XX
Area code 380

Horokhiv Raion (Ukrainian: Горохівський район) is a raion in Volyn Oblast in western Ukraine. Its administrative center is the town of Horokhiv. Population: 52,081 (2015 est.)[1]

It was created on January 20, 1940 on the former Polish territories that were annexed by the Soviet Union during World War II. The raion is based on the southern portion of the Horokhow county of Volhynia Voivodeship, while the northern portion was transformed into Lokachi Raion.

Populated places

Cities

Urban-type settlements

References

  1. ^ a b "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (PDF) (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 1 July 2016. 

Coordinates: 50°30′00″N 24°47′00″E / 50.50000001°N 24.7833333433°E / 50.50000001; 24.7833333433

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