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Mogilev
Mogilev
Region, also Mahilyow Voblasts (Province) or Mogilyov Oblast (Belarusian: Магілёўская во́бласць; Mahilioŭskaja voblasć; Russian: Могилёвская о́бласть; Mogilyovskaya Oblast), is a region (voblast) of Belarus
Belarus
with its administrative center at Mogilev
Mogilev
(Mahilyow). Both Mogilev
Mogilev
and Gomel Regions suffered severely after the Chernobyl nuclear radioactive reactor catastrophe in April 1986. Important cities within the region include: Mogilev, Asipovichy, and Babruysk.

Contents

1 Geography

1.1 Climate

2 Demographics 3 Tourism 4 Administrative subdivisions

4.1 Districts 4.2 Cities and towns

5 See also 6 References 7 External links

Geography[edit] The Mahilyow Voblast covers a total area of 29,100 km2 (11,200 sq mi),[2] about 14% of the national total. The voblast's greatest extent from north to south is 150 km (93 mi), from east to west - 300 km (190 mi), while the highest point is 239 metres (784 ft) above sea level and the lowest at 126 m (413 ft) above sea level. Many rivers flow through the Mahilyow Voblast including the Dnieper (Dniapro), Berezina, Sozh, Druts, Pronya and Ptsich. The voblast' also has small lakes, the largest being the Zaozerye Lake with a surface area of 0.58 km2 (0.22 sq mi). The Chihirin Reservoir on the Druts River
Druts River
has an area of 21.1 km2 (8.1 sq mi). The extreme eastern point of Belarus
Belarus
is situated within the Mahilyow Voblast to the east of the Khotimsk District.[3] Climate[edit] The Mahilyow Voblast has a temperate continental climate. The region has mild winters and warm summers. January's average temperature reaches from −8.2 °C (17.2 °F) in the northeast to −6.5 °C (20.3 °F) in the southwest. July's average temperature reaches from 17.8 °C (64.0 °F) in the northeast to 18.7 °C (65.7 °F) in the southwest. The region's average yearly vegetative period lasts around 183–194 days. The average precipitation is 575–675 millimetres (22.6–26.6 in) a year with approximately 70% falling during the warm season (April–October). Demographics[edit] With a total population of 1,088,100 (2011),[2] 353,600 inhabitants live in rural areas and 855,000 live in cities or towns. There are 639,300 women and 567,300 men in the region, of which 288,100 are under 18 while 267,300 are elderly people. Of the major nationalities living in the Mahilyow Voblast, 1,044,000 inhabitants are Belarusians, 132,000 are Russians, 3,500 are Jewish, 2,800 are Poles, 2,110 are Ukrainians, 1,700 are Tatars, 1,300 are Lithuanians, 1,100 are Armenians, and 1,070 are Romani. Tourism[edit] Number of travel agencies in Mogilev
Mogilev
Region has grown from 20 in 2000 to 50 in 2010, 12 of which provide agent services, the others are tour operators.[4][5] Mogilev
Mogilev
Region hosts 3-4% of all the organized tourists arrivals of the Republic.[6] Most popular cities to visit in the region are Mogilev
Mogilev
and Bobruisk. Administrative subdivisions[edit] Today the region consists of 21 districts (raions), 195 selsovets, 14 towns, 3 city municipalities, and 12 urban-type settlements. Districts[edit]

The twenty-one raions (districts) of the Mahilyow Voblast are:

Asipovichy
Asipovichy
District Babruysk
Babruysk
District Byalynichy District Bykhaw
Bykhaw
District Chavusy
Chavusy
District Cherykaw
Cherykaw
District

Drybin District Hlusk District Horki
Horki
District Kastsyukovichy
Kastsyukovichy
District Khotsimsk District

Kirawsk District Klichaw
Klichaw
District Klimavichy
Klimavichy
District Krasnapolle District Kruhlaye District

Krychaw
Krychaw
District Mogilev
Mogilev
District Mstsislaw
Mstsislaw
District Shklow
Shklow
District Slawharad
Slawharad
District

Cities and towns[edit]

Mahilyow (Belarusian: Магілёў; Russian: Могилёв; Łacinka: Mahiloŭ) - 365,100 Babruysk
Babruysk
(Belarusian: Бабруйск; Russian: Бобруйск) - 220,800 Asipovichy
Asipovichy
(Belarusian: Асiповiчы; Russian: Осипо́вичи; Łacinka: Asipovičy) - 34,700 Horki
Horki
(Belarusian: Горкі) - 34,000 Krychaw
Krychaw
(Belarusian: Крычаў; Łacinka: Kryčaŭ) - 28,200 Bykhaw
Bykhaw
(Belarusian: Бы́хаў; Russian: Бы́хов) - 17,300 Kastsyukovichy
Kastsyukovichy
(Russian: Костюковичи) - 16,100 Klimavichy
Klimavichy
(Belarusian: Клiмавiчы; Russian: Климовичи; Łacinka: Klimavičy) - 16,000 Shklow
Shklow
(Belarusian: Шклоў; Russian: Шклов; Łacinka: Škłoŭ) - 15,900 Mstsislaw
Mstsislaw
or Amstsislaw (Belarusian: Мсці́слаў, Амсьці́слаў, Мсьці́слаў; Russian: Мстиславль; Łacinka: Amścisłaŭ) - 11,700 Chavusy
Chavusy
(Belarusian: Чавусы; Russian: Чаусы; Łacinka: Čavusy) - 10,800 Cherykaw
Cherykaw
(Russian: Чериков) - 8,400 Slawharad
Slawharad
(Belarusian: Слаўгарод; Russian: Славгород) - 8,300 Klichaw
Klichaw
(Belarusian: Клічаў; Belarusian: Кличев) - 7,500

See also[edit]

Subdivisions of Belarus

References[edit]

^ Gushtyn, Adaria (27 December 2014). В новый год с новым правительством. Лукашенко убрал Мясниковича и Ермакову [Into the new year with a new government. Lukashenko removed Myasnikovich and Ermakova] (in Russian). naviny.by. Retrieved 14 March 2017.  ^ a b "Main Geographic Characteristics of the Republic of Belarus. Territory and population density of Belarus
Belarus
by region as of January 1, 2011". Land of Ancestors. The Scientific and Production State Republican Unitary Enterprise “National Cadastre Agency” of the State Property Committee of the Republic of Belarus. 2011. Retrieved 24 September 2013.  ^ "Main Geographic Characteristics of the Republic of Belarus". Land of Ancestors. The Scientific and Production State Republican Unitary Enterprise “National Cadastre Agency” of the State Property Committee of the Republic of Belarus. 2011. Retrieved 20 September 2013.  ^ Ministry of Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus. (2011). "Number of organizations engaged in tourist activities in 2010 in Belarus". Land of Ancestors. National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus. Retrieved 10 October 2013.  ^ Ministry of Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Belarus. (2011). "Number of organisations engaged in tourist activities in Belarus
Belarus
by region". Land of Ancestors. National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus. Retrieved 10 October 2013.  ^ "Arrivals of organised tourists to the Republic of Belarus
Belarus
by region". Land of Ancestors. National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus. 2011. Retrieved 10 October 2013. 

External links[edit]

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(in Russian)/(in English) Mogilev
Mogilev
Regional Executive Committee

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Subdivisions of Mogilev
Mogilev
Region, Belarus

Districts (raiony)

Asipovichy Byalynichy Babruysk Bykhaw Chavusy Cherykaw Hlusk Horki Drybin Khotsimsk Kirawsk Klimavichy Klichaw Krasnapolle Krychaw Kruhlaye Kastsyukovichy Mogilev Mstsislaw Slawharad Shklow

Cities and towns

Asipovichy Babruysk Bykhaw Cherykaw Chavusy Horki Kastsyukovichy Klichaw Klimavichy Krychaw Mogilev Mstsislaw Slawharad Shklov

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First-level administrative divisions of Belarus

Brest Gomel Grodno Minsk Minsk
Minsk
(city)1 Mogilev Vitebsk

1 A municipality ("horad") rather than a province ("voblast") [1]

Coordinates: 53°54′N 30°20′E / 53.900°N 30.333°E / 53

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