- From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A raion (or rayon) is the name of a way several former Soviet republics are divided. The word is from French rayon which means 'honeycomb, department'. It describes both a type of a subnational entity and a division of a city.
A raion (also rayon) is a type of administrative unit of several post-Soviet states (such as part of an oblast).The term is from the French "rayon" (meaning "honeycomb, department"), which is both a type of a subnational entity and a division of a city, and is commonly translated in English as "district".
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Kalush Raion (Ukrainian: Калуський район) is a raion (district) of Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast (province). Kalush is the administrative center of the raion. The city of Kalush itself is administratively incorporated as a city of oblast significance and does not belong to the raion.
The raion is divided into 15 municipal councils: one city municipality, one town municipality and 13 - rural councils. Within Novoazovsk Raion there are one city, Novoazovsk, one urban-type settlement (Sedovo), 9 selsoviets, and 59 small settlements.
- 818.612 km² (316.068 sq mi)
The raion contains a great number of historical landmarks of the ancient history and the Middle Ages history of Crimea, among which are so called cave cities Chufut-Kale, Mangup, and others. The administrative centre of the raion, Bakhchysarai , in the past was a capital of the Crimean Khanate .
Raions of Ukraine (Ukrainian: Райони України) are the second level of administrative division of Ukraine, below the oblast. As an administrative unit raions have existed in Ukraine since 1922 as part of an administrative reform in the Soviet Union.
The Berehove district (raion) consists of one town municipality and 30 rural municipalities, all of which also have their respective administrative councils (rada). The administrative center of the district is situated in the city of Berehovo which is not part of the district administration.
- 635 km² (245 sq mi)
- 120 m (390 ft)
The Zalishchyky Raion (Ukrainian: Заліщицький район) is a former raion of the Ternopil Oblast.The administrative centre and largest town is Zalishchyky.The rest of the district's population lives in one of 35 village councils or 53 rural settlements.
Un raion este de obicei o entitate cu două trepte mai jos decât nivelul național. Poate fi subordonat unei entități superioare, și anume: unui voblast (în Belarus); unui oblast (regiune), unei kraine, republici autonome, district autonom, sau, în Rusia, unui oraș mare;