Oblasts and Raions in Ukraine
In the 19th Century Ukraine was divided into Crown Colonies of Austria (Galicia, Bukovina or Subcarpathia), or large Gubernias of Russia (equivalent to North America's States or Provinces) and Uezds (equivalent to our Counties or Regions). By the end of the 2nd World War the Country of Ukraine was made up of Oblasts (equivalent to our States or Provinces) and Raions (equivalent to our Counties or Regions). There are presently 25 Oblasts and a number of Raions in each Oblast.

To communicate by letter with anyone in Ukraine, or to request information on an ancestor from an Archives in Ukraine, one should know the appropriate modern Raion and Oblast of the ancestral village or town and the Russian Gubernia or Austrian Crown Colony.

There are a number of ways to find the proper address of your ancestral home. Look in the book 'Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer of the World,' which would list the longitude and latitude of the location and should also list the Raion and Oblast.

You might also find the village on maps on the internet or in Atlases in your local library.

Be very careful of the spelling of the village, Raion and Oblast. The following are spellings transliterated from the cyrillic Ukrainian. You would need to request information from Ukraine setting out these places in Ukrainian, and this spelling would indicate how the place was spelled in cyrillic. See the transliteration guide at the end of this article to translate back into cyrillic.


The Ukrainian Archival system for family research is made up of:

- the Main Archives in Kiev
- the Central State Historical Archives in Kiev (TsDIA-K), for eastern Ukraine
- the Central State Historical Archives in Lviv (TsDIA-L), for western Ukraine
- the Oblast Archives in the 25 Oblasts
- the Registry of Vital Statistics Archives (Reyestratsiya aktiv Hromadianskoho Stanu (RAHS) - usually the same number in an Oblast as the Raions and usually based in the capital city of the Raion. These are Archives for civil records from the past 75-100 years.

The Main Archival Administration office is located in Kiev, Ukraine. There has been a success story of someone who wrote to the Central State Historical Archives in Kiev, his letter was forwarded by Kiev to the appropriate Oblast address, and he finally received a reply from the Oblast address, but it was a long wait.

There have also been success stories of persons writing to the State Historical Archives in Lviv.
Historians are recommending that you write two letters, one to the appropriate State Historical Archives, for either eastern Ukraine or Western Ukraine, and one to the Oblast Archives. The Lviv address would be for records in Galicia and Transcarpathia/ Subcarpathia, in the Oblasts of Ivano-Frankivsk, Lviv, Chernivtsi, Ternopil and Transcarpathia, and the Kiev address for the remainder of the Oblasts.

The addresses are shown with a year by each; they have changed from time to time but were current in the year indicated. Notice the order of items in an addressed envelope to Ukraine, first the Country, then the City, then the street address and finally the name of the person or office.

info on Kyiv received on 3/04/2003
State Committee on Archives of Ukraine
Holovne Arkhivne Upravlinnia
Prof. Dr. Hennadii Boriak
Director General
03110, m. Kyiv
vul. Solomianska 24

Tel. (044)277-2777
Fax: (044)277-3655
E-mail: ,

Dr. Heorhii Papakin, Head, Information,
Using of Records and International Department
Tel.: (380 44) 277-4522
Fax: (380 44) 277-3655

There are also State Historical Archives in Kiev for the eastern part of Ukraine and in Lviv for the western part of Ukraine.

see above for Kyiv

The Lviv Historical Archives also has films for Greek Catholic Parishes from the south-eastern part of Poland, which are currently being microfilmed for the Mormon Church.

Central State Historical Archives in Lviv, Ukraine (1997)
290008, Lviv - 8
pl. Soborna, 3-a
Tsentralnyi derzhavnyi istorychnyi arkhiv Ukraony, Lviv
Director: Orest Iaroslavoych Matsiuk
Deputy Director: Diana Pelc
Tel/Fax: 011-380-322-72-35-08 (ph. 72-30-63)


The following are the addresses of the Archives of the 25 Oblasts in Ukraine, and the Archive of the City of Kiev. There have not been any success stories of persons writing direct to an Oblast Archives for information, but if you were planning a trip to Ukraine, you might be able to obtain admittance for personal research. Write ahead to request an appointment to do personal research at the Archives.

The first 3 archives should contain material from the former Kingdom of Galicia in Ukraine, and the 4th archive has material from the former Kingdom of Bukovina. The 5th archive address is for the Transcarpathian Oblast in south-west Ukraine.

State Archives of Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast, Ukraine (Galicia)(1998)
284000, Ivano Frankivsk
vul. Sahaidachnoho, 42A
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Ivano-Frankivskoi oblasti
Tel: (38-03422) 63403

State Archives of Lviv Oblast, Ukraine (Galicia) (1998)
290006, Lviv
vul. Pidvalna, 13
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Lvivskoi oblasti (DALO)
Tel: 73-07-14

State Archives of Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine (Galicia) (1998)
282000, Ternopil
vul. Sahaidachnoho, 14
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Ternopilskoi oblasti
Director: Bohdan Khavarivsky
Tel: (0352) 224495 Fax: (0352) 228618

State Archives of Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine (Bukovina) (1998)
27400l, Chernivtsi
vul. Shevchenka, 2
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Chernivetskoi oblasti

State Archives of Transcarpathian Oblast (Sub Carpathia) (1998)
294018 Uzhhorod
vul. Minajska, 14a
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Zakarpatskoi oblasti

Addresses of the other Ukrainian Oblasts

State Archives of Cherkassky Oblast (1997)
257015, Cherkasy-15
vul. Oktiabrskaya, 244a
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Cherkaskoi oblasti

State Archives of Chernihivska Oblast (1998)
250006, Chernihiv-6,
vul. Frunze, 2
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Chernihivskoi oblasti

State Archives of Crimean Oblast (1994)
333680, Simferopol
vul. Kechkemetska, 3
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Krymskoi oblasti
Tel: 0652-22-8405

State Archives of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast (1991)
320069, Dnipropetrovsk
vul. K. Libknekhta, 89
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Dnipropetrovskoi oblasti

State Archives of Donetsk Oblast (1991)
340086, Donetsk
prospekt Lahutenka, 12
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Donetskoi oblasti

State Archives of Kharkiv Oblast (1997)
310003, Kharkiv-3
prospekt Moskovskyi, 7
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Kharkivskoi oblasti

State Archives of Kherson Oblast (1991)
326000, Kherson
vul. Petrenka, 6
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Khersonskoi oblasti

State Archives of Khmelnytskyi Oblast (1997)
281900, Kamianets-Podilskyi
vul. R. Liuksemburh, 15
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Khmelnytskoi oblasti

State Archives of Kirovohrad Oblast (1991)
316013, Kirovohrad
ul. Akedemika Koroleva, 3
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Kirovohradskoi oblasti

State Archives of Kyiv Oblast              (1997)
254073, Kyiv-73
vul. Frunze, 113
Derzhavyi arkhiv Kyivsko oblasti              (DAKO)
Chief: Neonila Paolina Voilsekhevska
Tel: 435-00-16 435-00-19

State Archives of the City of Kyiv              (1997)
252060, Kyiv-60
vul. Oleny Telehy, 23
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Mista Kyieva
Tel: 440-63-50

State Archives of Luhanska Oblast (formerly Voroshylovhrad)
UKRAINA (1991)
348053, Luhansk
ul. Sovetskaya, 85
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Luhanskoi oblasti

State Archives of Mykolaiv Oblast (1991)
327044, Mykolaiv-44
vul. Vasliaieva, 43
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Mykolaivskoi oblasti

State Archives of Odessa Oblast (1997)
270001, Odesa
vul. Zhukovskoho, 18
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Odeskoi oblasti

State Archives of Poltava Oblast (1991)
314011, Poltava
vul. Pushkina, 18/24
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Poltavskoi oblasti,

State Archives of Rovno Oblast (Volynska Gubernia) (1997)
266014, Rovno
vul. Moskovska, 26-a
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Rovenskoi oblasti

State Archives of Sumy Oblast (1991)
244030, Sumy
vul. Sadova, 49
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Sumskoi oblasti

State Archives of Vinnytsia Oblast (1997)
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Vinnytskoi oblasti
287100, Vinnytsia
vul. Lenina, 17

State Archives of Volhynian Oblast (Volynska Gubernia) (1991)
263026, Lutsk
vul. Veteranov, 21
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Volynskoi oblasti

State Archives of Zaporizhian Oblast (1991)
330095, Zaporizhia-05
vul. Ukrainska, 48
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Zaporizkoi oblasti

State Archives of Zhytomyr Oblast (Volynska Gubernia) (1997)
262001, Zhytomyr
vul. K. Libnkekhta, 17
Derzhavnyi arkhiv Zhytomyrskoi oblasti

If you wanted to write away to the Mayor of your ancestral village requesting information on your family, you could address the envelope in cyrillic Ukrainian as follows:

[name of Oblast] Oblast
[name of Raion] Raion
misto [name of village/town/city]
[Holova] Mayor
then add UKRAINE in English for your local postal authorities.

The following are the Raions and the Capital City of each Raion in each of the Oblasts, with the year these were current. Please remember this Raions are constantly changing.

Oblasts and Raions Capital City


Raions - 20

Cherkaskyi                   Heronymivka
Chornobaivskyi                   Chornobayi            
Chyhyrynskyi                   Chyhyryn
Drabivskyi                   Drabiv
Horodyshchenskyi                   Horodyshche
Kamyanskyi                    Kamyanka
Kanivskyi                    Kaniv
Katerynopilskyi                   Katerynopil
Khrystynivskyi                   Khrystynivka
Korsyn-Shevchenkivskyi                    Korsyn-Shevchenskyi            
Lysyanskyi                    Lysyanka
Mankivskyi                   Mankivka
Monastyryshchenskyi                   Monastyryshche
Shnolyanskyi                   Shnola
Smilyanskyi                    Smila
Talnivskyi                   Talne
Umanskyi                    Uman
Zhashkivskyi                   Zhashkiv
Zolotoniskyi                    Zolotonosha
Zvenyhorodskyi                   Zvenyhorodka


Raions - 22

Bahmatskyi                    Bahmach
Bobrovytskyi                   Bobrovytsya
Borznyanskyi                   Borzna
Chernihivskyi                   Anysiv
Horodnyanskyi                   Horodnya
Ichnyanskyi                   Ichnya
Koropskyi                   Korop
Koryukivskyi                   Koryukivka
Kozeletskyi                    Kozelets
Kulykivskyi                   Kulykivka
Menskyi                    Mena
Nizhynskyi                   Nizhyn
Nosivskyi                    Nosivka
Novhorod-Siverskyi                   Novhorod-Siverskyi            
Prylutskyi                    Pryluky
Ripkynskyi                    Ripky
Semenivskyi                   Semenivka
Shchorskyi                   Shchors
Sosnytskyi                   Sosnytsya
Sribnyanskyi                   Sribne
Talalaivskyi                   Talalaivka
Varvynskyi                    Varva


Raions - 10

Hlybotskyi                    Hlyboka
Kelmenetskyi                   Kelmentsi
Khotynskyi                   Khotyn
Kitsmanskyi                    Kitsman
Novoselytskyi                   Novoselytsia
Putylskyi                          Putyla
Sokyryanskyi                          Sokyryany
Storozhynetskyi                          Storozhynets
Vyzhnytskyi                          Vyzhnytsia
Zastavnivskyi                         Zastavna

DNIPROPETROVSKA OBLAST              Dnipropetrovsk (1969)

Raions and City States - 23

Apostolivskyi                          Apostolove
Dnipropetrovskyi                         Pidhorodne
Krynychanskyi                          Krynychky
Kryvorizkyi                          Kryvyi             Rih
Mahdalynivskyi                          Mahdalynivka
Marhanets - City State
Mezhivskyi                          Mezhova
Nikopolskyi                          Nikopol
Novomoskovskyi                          Novomoskovsk
Ordzhonikidze - City State
Pavlohradskyi                         Pavlohrad
Petropavlivskyi                          Petropavlivka
Pokrovskyi                          Pokrovske
Pyatyhatskyi                          Pyatyhatky
Shyrokivskyi                          Shyroke
Sofiivskyi                         Sofiivka
Solonyanskyi                         Solone
Synelnykivskyi                          Synelnikove
Tomakivskyi                         Tomakivka
Tsarychanskyi                         Tsarychanka
Vasylkivskyi                          Vacylkivka
Verhnodniprovskyi                         Verhnodniprovsk
Zhoti Body - City State

DONETSKA OBLAST             DONETSK              (1970)

Raions and City States - 29

Amvrosiivskyi                          Amvrosiivka
Artemivskyi                          Artemivsk
Dobropilskyi                          Dobropillya
Dryzhkivka - City
Dzerzhynsk - City
Enakieve - City
Khartsyzk - City
Khorlivka - City
Kostyantynivskyi                          Kostyantynivka
Kramatorsk - City
Krasnoarmiiskyi                          Krasnoarmiisk
Krasnolymanskyi                         Krasnyi             Lyman
Makiivka - City
Mariinskyi                          Mariinka
Novoazovskyi                          Novoazovsk
Oleksandrivskyi                          Oleksandrivka
Pershotravnevyi                         Pershotravneve
Selydove - City
Shakhtarskyi                         Shakhtarsk
Slovyanskyi                          Slovyansk
Snizhne - City
Starobeshivskyi                         Starobesheve
Telmanivskyi                          Telmanove
Torez - City
Velykonovosilkivskyi                          Velyka Novosilka
Volnovaskyi                         Volnovakha
Volodarskyi                          Volodarske
Yasynuvatskyi                          Yasynuvata
Zhdanov - City

IVANO-FRANKIVSKA OBLAST             IVANO-FRANKIVSK              (1971)

Raions - 14

Bohorodchanskyi                          Bohorodchany
Dolynskyi                          Dolyna
Halytskyi                          Halych
Horodenkivskyi                          Horodenka
Ivano-Frankivskyi                          Tysmenytsya
Kaluskyi                          Kalush
Kolomyiskyi                          Kolomyia
Kosivskyi                          Kosiv
Nadvirnyanskyi                          Nadvirna
Rohatynskyi                          Rohatyn
Rozhniativskyi                          Rozhnyativ
Snyatynskyi                          Snyatyn
Tlumatskyi                          Tlumach (formerly Tovniach)
Verkhovynskyi                          Verkhovyna (formerly Zhabie)

KHARKIVSKA OBLAST              KHARKIV              (1967)

Raions - 25

Balakliiskyi                          Balakliya
Barvinkivskyi                          Barvinkove
Blyznyukivskyi                          Blyznyuky
Bohoduhivskyi                          Bohoduhiv
Borivskyi                          Borova
Chuhuivskyi                          Chuhuiv
Derhachivskyi                          Derhachi
Dvorichanskyi                          Dvorichna
Izyumskyi                          Izyum
Kehychivskyi                          Kehychivka
Kharkivskyi                          Lyubotyn
Krasnohradskyi                          Krasnohrad
Krasnokutskyi                          Krasnokutsk
Kupyanskyi                          Kupyansk
Lozivskyi                          Lozova
Novovodolazkyi                          Nova-Vodolaha
Pervomaiskyi                          Pervomaiske
Sakhnovshchynskyi                          Sakhnovshchyna
Shevchenkivskyi                          Shevchenkove
Valkivskyi                          Valky
Velykoburlutskyi                          Velykyi             Burluk
Vovchanskyi                          Vovchansk
Zachepylivskyi                          Zachepylivka
Zmiivskyi                          Zmiiv
Zolochivskyi                          Zolochiv

KHERSONSKA OBLAST              KHERSON              (1972)

Raions - 18

Beryslavskyi                          Beryslav
Bilozerskyi                          Bilozerka
Chaplynskyi                          Chaplynka
Henicheskyi                          Henichesk
Holoprystanskyi                          Hola Prystan
Hornostaiivskyi             Hornostaiivka
Ivanivskyi                          Ivanivka
Kakhovskyi                          Kakhovka
Kalanchatskyi                          Kalanchak
Novotroiitskyi                          Novotroiitske
Novovorontsovskyi                          Novovorontsovka
Nyzhnosirohozkyi                          Nyzhni Sirohozy
Skadovskyi                          Skadovsk
Tsyurypynskyi                          Tsyurypynsk
Velykolepetyskyi                          Velyka Lepetykha
Velykooleksandrivskyi                         Velyka Oleksandrivka
Verkhnorohachytskyi                          Verkhnyi Rohachyk
Vysokopilskyi                          Vysokopillya


Raions - 19

Bilohirskyi                          Bilohirya
Chemerovetskyi                          Chemerivtsi
Derazhnyanskyi                          Derazhnya
Dunaevetskyi                          Dunaivtsi
Horodotskyi                          Horodok
Izyaslavskyi                          Izyaslav
Khmelnytskyi                          Ruzhychna
Krasylivskyi                          Krasyliv
Letychivskyi                          Letychiv
Novoushytskyi                          Nova Ushytsya
Polonskyi                          Polonne
Shepetivskyi                          Shepetivka
Slavutskyi                          Slavuta
Starokostyantynivskyi                          Starokostyantyniv
Starosynyavskyi                          Stara Cynyava
Teofipolskyi                          Teofipol
Vinkovetskyi                          Vinkivtsi
Volochyskyi                          Volochysk
Yarmolynetskyi                          Yarmolyntsi

KIROVOHRADSKA OBLAST              KIROVOHRAD              (1972)

Raions - 21

Bobrynetskyi                          Bobrynets
Dobrovelychkivskyi                          Dobrovelychkivka
Dolynskyi                          Dolynska
Haivoronskyi                          Haivoron
Holovanivskyi                          Holovanivsk
Kirovohradskyi                          Adzhamka
Kompaniivskyi                          Kompaniivka
Maloviskivskyi                          Mala Viska
Novhorodkivskyi                          Novhorodka
Novoarkhanhelskyi                          Novoarkhanhelsk
Novomyrhorodskyi                          Novomyrhorod
Novoukrainskyi                          Novoukrainka
Oleksandriiskyi                          Oleksandriya
Oleksandrivskyi                          Oleksandrivka
Onyfriivskyi                          Onyfriivka
Petrivskyi                          Petrove
Svitlovodskyi                          Svitovodsk
Ulyanovskyi                          Ulyanovka
Ustynivskyi                          Ustynivka
Vilshanskyi                          Vilshanka
Znamyanskyi                          Znamyanka

KRYMSKA OBLAST            (Crimea)             Simferopol (1974)

Raions and City States - 20

Alushta - City State
Bakhchysaraiskyi             Bakhchysaray
Bilohirskyi             Bilohirsk
Chornomorskyi             Chornomorske
Dzhankoyskyi             Dzhankoy
Evpatoriya - City State
Feodosia - City State
Kerch - City State
Kirovskyi             Kirovske
Krasnohvardiiskyi             Krasnohvardiiske
Krasnoperekopskyi             Krasnoperekopsk
Leninskyi             Lenine
Nyzhnohirskyi             Nyzhnohirskyi            
Pervomaiskyi             Pervomaiske
Pozdolnenskyi             Pozdolne
Sakskyi             Saky
Simferopolskyi             Hvardiiske
Sovetskyi             Sovetskyi            
Sevastopol - City State
Yalta - City State

KYIVSKA OBLAST              KYIV (1971)

Raions - 24

Baryshivskyi             Baryshivka
Bilotserkivskyi             Bila Tserkva
Bohuslavskyi             Bohuslav
Borodyanskyi             Borodyanka
Boryspilskyi             Boryspil
Brovarskyi             Brovary
Chornobylskyi             Chornobyl
Fastivskyi             Fastiv
Ivankivskyi             Ivankiv
Kaharlytskyi             Kaharlyk
Kyevo-Svyatoshynskyi             Boyarka
Makarivskyi             Makariv
Myronivskyi             Myronivka
Obukhivskyi             Obukhiv
Pereyaslav-Khmelnytskyi             Pereyaslav-Khmelnytskyi            
Poliskyi             Poliske
Rokytnyanskyi             Rokytne
Skvyrskyi             Skvyra
Stavyshchenskyi             Stavyshche
Tarashchanskyi             Tarashcha
Tetiivskyi             Tetiiv
Vasylkivskyi             Vasylkiv
Volodarskyi             Volodarka
Yahotynskyi             Yahotyn

LUHANSKA OBLAST              LUHANSK (1968)

Raions and City States - 27

Antratsytivskyi             Antratsyt
Bilokurakynskyi             Bilokurakyne
Bilovodskyi             Bilovodsk
Bryanka - City State             Bryanka
Kadiivka - City State             Kadiivka
Kirovsk - City State              Kirovsk
Komunarsk - City State             Komunarsk
Krasnodonskyi             Krasnodon
Krasnyi Lych - City State             Krasnyi Lych
Kreminskyi             Kreminna
Lutuhynskyi             Lutuhyne
Lysychanskyi             Lysychansk
Markivskyi             Markivka
Milovskyi             Milove
Novoaidarskyi             Novoaidar
Novopskovskyi             Novopskov
Perevalskyi             Perevalsk
Pervomaisk - City State              Pervomaisk
Rovenky - City State              Rovenky
Rubizhne - City State
Severodonetsk - City State              Severodonetsk
Slovyanoserbskyi             Slovyanoserobsk
Stanychno-Luhanskyi             Stanychno-Luhanske
Starobilskyi             Starobilsk
Svativskyi             Svatove
Sverdlovskyi             Sverdlovsk
Troitskyi             Troitske

LVIVSKA OBLAST              LVIV (1968)

Raions and City States - 24

Brodivskyi             Brody
Brodyslav - City State
Buskyi             Busk
Chervonohrad - City State
Drohobytskyi             Drohobych
Horodotskyi             Horodok
Kamyansko-Buzkyi             Kamyanka Buzka (formerly Kaminka
Lvivskyi             Pustomyty
Mostyskskyi             Mostyska
Mykolaivskyi             Mykolaiv
Nesterovskyi             Nesterov (formerly Zhavkva)
Peremyshlyanskyi             Peremyshlyany
Pustomytivskyi             Pustomyty
Radekhivskyi             Radekhiv
Sambirskyi             Sambir
Skolivskyi             Skole
Sokalskyi             Sokal
Starosambirskyi             Staryi             Sambir
Stryi            skyi             Stryi            
Truskavets - City State
Turkivskyi             Turka
Yavorivskyi             Yavoriv
Zhydachivskyi             Zhydachiv
Zolochivskyi             Zolochiv


Raions - 19

Arbuzynskyi             Arbuzynka
Bashtanskyi             Bashtanka
Berezanskyi             Berezanka
Bereznehuvatskyi             Bereznehuvate
Bratskyi             Bratske
Domanivskyi             Domanivka
Elanetskyi             Elanets
Kazankivskyi             Kazanka
Kryvoozerskyi             Kryve Ozero
Mykovaivskyi             Kovalivka
Novobuzkyi             Novyi             Buh
Novoodeskyi             Nova Odesa
Ochakivskyi             Ochakiv
Pervomaiskyi             Pervomaisk
Snihurivskyi             Snihurivka
Veselynivskyi             Veselynove
Voznesenskyi             Voznesensk
Vradiivskyi             Vradiivka
Zhovtnevyi             Zhovtneve

ODESKA OBLAST              ODESA (1969)

Raions - 26

Ananivskyi             Ananiv
Artsyzkyi             Artsyz
Baltskyi             Balta
Berezivskyi             Berezivka
Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi             Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi            
Bilyaivskyi             Bilyaivka
Bolhradskyi             Bolhrad
Frunzivskyi             Frunzivka
Ivanivskyi             Ivanivka
Izmailskyi             Izmail
Kiliiskyi             Kiliya
Kodymskyi             Kodyma
Kominternivskyi             Kominternivske
Kotovskyi             Kotovsk
Krasnooknyanskyi             Krasni Okny
Lubashivskyi             Lubashivka
Mykolaivskyi             Mykolaivka
Ovidiopolskyi             Ovidiopol
Reniiskyi             Reni
Rozdilnyanskyi             Rozdilna
Saratskyi             Sarata
Savranskyi             Savran
Shyryaivskyi             Shyryaeve
Tarutynskyi             Tarutyne
Tatarbunarskyi             Tatarbunary
Velikomykhailivskyi             Velika Mykhailivka

POLTAVSKA OBLAST              POLTAVA (1967)

Raions - 25

Chornukhynskyi             Chornykhy
Chutivsky Chutove
Dykanskyi             Dykanka
Hadyatskyi             Hadyach
Hlobynskyi             Hlobyne
Hrebihkivskyi             Hrebihka
Karlivskyi             Karlivka
Khorolskyi             Khorol
Kobelyatskyi             Kobelyaky
Kotelevskyi             Kotelva
Kozelshchynskyi             Kozelshchyna
Kremenchutskyi             Kremenchuk
Lokhvytskyi             Lokhvytsya
Lubenskyi             Lubny
Mashivskyi             Mishivka
Myrhorodskyi             Myrhorod
Novosanzharskyi             Novi Sanzhary
Orzhytskyi             Orzhytsya
Peshetylivskyi             Peshetylivka
Poltavskyi             Kovalivka
Pyryatynskyi             Peryatyn
Semenivsky Semenivka
Shyshatskyi             Shyshaky
Velykobahachanskyi             Velyka Bahachka
Zinkivskyi             Zinkiv

ROVENSKA OBLAST              ROVNO (1973)

Raions - 15

Berezhnivskyi             Berezhne
Chervohoarmiiskyi             Chervonoarmiisk
Dubnivskyi             Dubno
Dubrovytskyi             Dubrovytsya
Hoshchanskyi             Hoshcha
Koretskyi             Korets
Kostopilskyi             Kostopil
Mlynivskyi             Mlyniv
Ostrozkyi             Ostroh
Rokytnivskyi             Rokytne
Rovenskyi             Horodok
Sarnenskyi             Sarny
Volodymyretskyi             Volodymyrets
Zarichnenskyi             Zarichne
Zdolbunivskyi             Zdolbuniv

SUMSKA OBLAST              SUMY (1973)

Raions - 18

Bilopilskyi             Bilopillya
Burynskyi             Buryn
Hlukhivskyi             Hlukhiv
Konotopskyi             Konotop
Krasnopilskyi             Krasnopillya
Krolevetskyi             Krolevets
Lebedynskyi             Lebedyn
Lypovodolynskyi             Lypova Dolyna
Nedryhailivskyi             Nedryhailiv
Okhtyrskyi             Okhtyrka
Putyvlskyi             Putyvl
Romenskyi             Romny
Seredyno-Budskyi             Seredyna-Buda
Shostkynskyi             Shostka
Sumskyi             Khotin
Trostyanetskyi             Trostyanets
Velukopysarivskyi             Velyka Pysirivka
Yampilskyi             Yampil


Raions - 16

Berezhanskyi             Berezhany
Borshchivskyi             Borshchiv
Buchatskyi             Buchach
Chortkivskyi             Chortkiv
Husiatynskyi             Husiatyn
Kozivskyi             Kozova
Kremenetskyi             Kremenets
Lanevtskyi             Lanivtsi
Monastyryskyi             Monastyryska
Pidvolochyskyi             Pidvolochysk
Shumskyi             Shumske
Terebovlyanskyi             Terebovlya
Ternopilskyi             Velykyi             Hlybochok
Zalishchytskyi             Zalishchyky
Zbarazkyi             Zbarazh
Zborivskyi             Zboriv


Raions - 25

Barskyi             Bar
Bershadskyi             Bershad
Chechelnytskyi             Chechelnyk
Haisynskyi             Haysyn
Illinetskyi             Illintsi
Kalynivskyi             Kalynivka
Khmilnytskyi             Khmilnyk
Kozyatynskyi             Kozyatyn
Kryzhopilskyi             Kryzhopil
Litynskyi             Lityn
Lypovetskyi             Lypovets
Mohyliv-Podilskyi             Mohyliv-Podilskyi            
Murovanokurylovetskyi             Murovani Kurylivtsi
Nemyrivskyi             Nemyriv
Pishchanskyi             Pishchanka
Pohrebyshchenskyi             Pohrebyshche
Sharhorodskyi             Sharhorod
Teplytskyi             Teplyk
Tomashpilskyi             Tomashpil
Trostyanetskyi             Trostyanets
Tulchynskyi             Tulchyn
Tyvrivskyi             Tyvriv
Vinnytskyi             Voronovytsya
Yampilskyi             Yampil
Zhmerynskyi             Zhmerynka

VOLYNSKA OBLAST              LUTSK (1970)

Raions and City States - 16

Horohivskyi             Horohiv
Ivanychivskyi             Ivanychi
Kamin-Kamyrskyi             Kamin-Kamyrski
Kivertsivskyi             Kivertsi
Kovelskyi             Kovel
Lokachynskyi             Lokachi
Lubeshivskyi             Lubeshiv
Lubomlskyi             Luboml
Lutskyi             Mayaky
Manevytskyi             Manevychi
Novovolynsk - City State
Ratnivskyi             Ratne
Rozhyshchenskyi             Rozhyshche
Starovyzhivskyi             Stara Vyzhivka
Turiiskyi             Turiisk
Volodymyr-Volynskyi             Volodymyr-Volynski


Raions - 13

Berehivskyi             Berehove
Irshavskyi             Irshava
Khustskyi             Khust
Mizhhirskyi             Mizhhirya
Mukachivskyi             Mykacheve
Perechynskyi             Perechyn
Rahivskyi             Rahiv
Svalyavskyi             Svalyava
Tyachivskyi             Tyachiv
Uzhhorodskyi             Velyka Dobron
Velykobereznyanskyi             Velykyi             Bereznyi            
Volovetskyi             Volovetz
Vynohradivskyi             Vynohradiv


Raions - 18

Berdyanskyi             Berdyansk
Chernihivskyi             Chernihivka
Hulyaipilskyi             Hulyaipole
Kamyansko-Dniprovskyi             Kamyanka-Dniprovska
Kuybyshevsky              Kuybysheve
Melitopolskyi             Melitopol
Mykhaylivskyi             Mykhaylivka
Novomykolaivskyi             Novomykolaivka
Orikhivskyi             Orikhiv
Polohivsky Polohy
Pryazovskyi             Pryazovsky
Prymorskyi             Prymorsk
Tokmatskyi             Tokmak
Vasylivskyi             Vasilivka
Veselivskyi             Vesele
Vilnyanskyi             Vilnyansk
Yakymivskyi             Yakymivka
Zaporizkyi             Vilenke


Raions - 22

Andrushivskyi             Andrushivka
Baranivskyi             Baranivka
Berdychivskyi             Berdychiv
Chernyakhivsky Chernyakhiv
Chervonoarmiiskyi             Chervonoarmiisk
Chudnivsky Chudniv
Dzerzhynskyi             Dzerzhynsk
Emilchynskyi             Emilchyne
Korostenskyi             Korosten
Korostyshivskyi             Korotyshiv
Luhynskyi             Luhyny
Lyubarskyi             Lyubar
Malynskyi             Malyn
Narodytskyi             Narodychi
Novohrad-Volynskyi             Novohrad-Volynskyi            
Olevskyi             Olevsk
Ovrutskyi             Ovrych
Popilnyanskyi             Popilnya
Radomyshlskyi             Radomyshl
Ruzhynskyi             Ruzhyn
Volodarsko-Volynskyi             Volodarsk-Volynskyi            
Zhytomyrskyi             Kodnya


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