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Zaporizhia Oblast

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Zaporiz'ka oblast'
Запорізька область
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Location of Zaporizhia oblast

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Detailed map of Zaporizhia Oblast

Population
Total (2004)
Density
 
2,423,275
73/km²
Area 27,200 km²
Raions 20
Cities 14
City districts 7
Urban localities 23
Villages 920

Zaporizhia Oblast (Запорізька область, Zaporiz'ka oblast’ or Запоріжщина, Zaporizhchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of southern Ukraine. Its capital is Zaporizhzhia.

This oblast is an important part of Ukraine's industry and agriculture.

The area of the province is 27,200 km; its population (as of 2004-05-01) is 1.9 million.

Important cities include:

From the 15th century to the 18th century, the northern parts of the province belonged to the Zaporizhian Sich - a self-governed military republic of the Ukrainian Cossacks.

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Subdivisions of Ukraine Flag of Ukraine
oblasts: Cherkasy | Chernihiv | Chernivtsi | Dnipropetrovsk | Donetsk | Ivano-Frankivsk | Kharkiv | Kherson | Khmelnytskyi | Kirovohrad | Kiev | Luhansk | Lviv | Mykolaiv | Odessa | Poltava | Rivne | Sumy | Ternopil | Vinnytsia | Volyn | Zakarpattia | Zaporizhia | Zhytomyr
autonomous republic: Crimea
cities with special status: Kiev | Sevastopol
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