Chernihiv Oblast

The Chernihiv Oblast (Ukrainian Чернігівська область / Tschernihiwska oblast, Russian Черниговская область / Tschernigowskaja Oblast ) is one of 25 administrative units ( oblasts of Ukraine) in northern Ukraine. Their population is around 1.07 million (2014). It is bordered to the northwest by Belarus with the Homelskaja Woblasz and their Rajonen Brahin, Lojeu, Homel and Dobrusch and on the northeast by Russia with the Bryansk Oblast. In the southwest of Chernihiv Oblast is the Kiev Oblast, in the southeast of the Poltava and Sumy Oblast in the east.

Coming from Belarus, represents the course of the Dnieper 's western border with Belarus dar. The main river is the Desna, the Oblast flows in a north-south direction to north of Kiev to connect to the Dnieper. Other important rivers are the Snow and the Seim.

The main cities of Chernihiv Oblast are, Nizhyn and Pryluky. Historically important places are Ljubetsch, Novhorod - Seversky, Kozelets and Baturyn.

Largest cities

Capital of Chernihiv Oblast is the same lying on the Desna Chernihiv city.

See also: List of cities in the Chernihiv Oblast

Administrative divisions

The Chernihiv Oblast is administratively divided into 22 Rajone and 3 directly below the Oblastverwaltung cities. These are the cities Nizhyn, Pryluky as well as the eponymous administrative center of the oblast, the city of Chernihiv.

Rajone Oblast Chernihiv with their administrative centers

The Chernihiv Oblast is divided into 22 Rajone: