Administrative divisions of Ukraine

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Oblasts of Ukraine

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On the first level there are 27 regions: 24 oblasts, one autonomous republic, and two "cities with special status".
An oblast, in English referred to as a region, refers to one of Ukraine's 24 primary administrative units.

Raions of Ukraine

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Raions are smaller territorial units of subdivision in Ukraine.
Raions of Ukraine are the second level of administrative division of Ukraine, below the oblast, and are the most common division of regions of Ukraine.

City with special status

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On the first level there are 27 regions: 24 oblasts, one autonomous republic, and two "cities with special status".
City with special status (formerly, "city of republican subordinance") refers to two of Ukraine's 27 administrative regions, which are the cities of Kyiv and Sevastopol.

City of regional significance (Ukraine)

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Some may be of national importance, others of regional (oblast) importance, and the rest of district (raion) importance.
City of regional significance (Місто обласного значення, Misto oblasnoho znachennya) is a city municipality that is designated as a separate district within its region (i.e. oblast, Crimea).

Urban districts of Ukraine

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An urban district or urban raion is an administrative division of certain cities in Ukraine.

Ukraine

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Ukraine is divided into several levels of territorial entities.
However, all oblasts have their own network of general hospitals which are able to deal with almost all medical problems and are typically equipped with major trauma centres; such hospitals are called 'regional hospitals' .

Kiev

KyivKiev, UkraineKyiv, Ukraine
Two cities carry special status: the city of Kiev which is the capital of Ukraine and the city of Sevastopol.
The municipality of the city of Kiev has a special legal status within Ukraine compared to the other administrative subdivisions of the country.

Kharkiv

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While Kharkiv is the administrative centre of the Kharkiv Oblast (province), the city affairs are managed by the Kharkiv Municipality.

Administrative divisions of the Ukrainian SSR

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The administrative division in Ukraine was directly inherited (grandfathered) from the local republican administration of the Soviet Union, the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, and has not changed significantly since the middle of the 20th century.
The present Administrative division of Ukraine have retained the Soviet-time arrangement, though legal formalities such as the Crimea's status as an Autonomous republic and the status of Sevastopol would be settled in the mid-1990s.

Pripyat

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For example, the city of Prypiat still retains its status, while having a population of zero, due to its infrastructure, including buildings, roads, and utility networks.
Although Pripyat is located within the administrative district of Ivankiv Raion, the abandoned municipality now has the status of city of oblast significance within the larger Kiev Oblast (province) and is administered directly from Kiev.

Legal status and local government of Kiev

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However, the status of the mayor of Kiev is somewhat more complex, and for further information see Legal status and local government of Kiev.
The City of Kiev has a unique legal status compared to the other administrative subdivisions of Ukraine.

Kiev Oblast

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One of them, on the border of the Kiev and Zhytomyr Oblasts is Makarov-1.
Kiev Oblast or Kyiv Oblast (Київська область, translit. Kyivs’ka oblast’; also referred to as Kyivshchyna – Київщина) is an oblast (province) in central Ukraine.

Donetsk Oblast

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Due to the War in Donbass, the status of civil–military administrations was created in territories of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts where the respective local government units cannot exercise their constitutionally guaranteed powers.
The Donetsk Oblast, also referred to as Donechyna (literally: Donetsia), is an oblast (province) of eastern Ukraine.

Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

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A special territory known as the zone of alienation falls under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Emergencies and was the most severely affected territory by the Chernobyl disaster.
Geographically, it includes the northernmost raions (districts) of the Kiev and Zhytomyr oblasts (regions) of Ukraine.

Luhansk Oblast

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Due to the War in Donbass, the status of civil–military administrations was created in territories of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts where the respective local government units cannot exercise their constitutionally guaranteed powers.
Luhansk Oblast (Луганська область, translit. Luhanśka oblastj, Луганская область, translit. Luganskaja oblastj; also referred to as Luhanshchyna, Луганщина) is the easternmost oblast (province) of Ukraine.

Poltava

Poltava, UkraineCity of PoltavaPoltava Military Academy
However, Poltava is a city of oblast subordinance, thus being subject directly to the oblast authorities rather to the raion administration housed in the city itself.

Civil–military administrations (Ukraine)

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Due to the War in Donbass, the status of civil–military administrations was created in territories of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts where the respective local government units cannot exercise their constitutionally guaranteed powers.
Civil–military administrations are created by the president in territories where a locally elected government (such as that of a municipality, council, or rural council) cannot exercise, or withdrew from the implementation of their constitutionally guaranteed powers.

Petro Poroshenko

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In his draft constitutional amendments of June 2014 Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko proposed changing the administrative divisions of Ukraine, which should include regions, districts and "hromadas".
In his draft constitutional amendments of June 2014 proposed changing the administrative divisions of Ukraine, which should include regions (replacing the current oblasts), districts and "hromadas" (united territorial communities).