The Raion is a raion in Moldova Drochia. The Rajonshauptstadt is Drochia.
The Rajon located in the north of the country. The neighboring districts are Donduşeni Floreşti, Rîşcani, Sîngerei and Soroca.
The Rajon Drochia exists since 2003.
1959 84 974 inhabitants lived in what is now Rajons. Up to 96 953 of 93 724 in 1970, about 94 915 in 1979 in 1989 until 2004, as in all of Moldova decreased the population of the Rajons that was in that year 87 092: In the following decades, the population steadily increased. .
According to the 2004 census put the Moldovans with 85.4 % the proportionally largest ethnic group in Rajon Drochia, followed by the Ukrainians with 11.3%. Smaller minorities form the Russians 1.9%, with 0.8% of the Romanians and the Gagauz 0.1 %.