Chernihiv Oblast

Chernihiv Oblast
Чернігівська область
Chernihivs'ka oblast'
Oblast
Flag of Chernihiv Oblast
Flag
Coat of arms of Chernihiv Oblast
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Чернігівщина (Chernihivshchyna)
Chernihiv in Ukraine.svg
Coordinates: 51°20′N 32°04′E / 51°20′N 32°04′E / 34
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Chernihiv Oblast (Ukrainian: Чернігівська область, translit. Chernihivs’ka oblast’; also referred to as Chernihivshchyna - Ukrainian: Чернігівщина) is an oblast (province) of northern Ukraine. The administrative center of the oblast is the city of Chernihiv. Within the Oblast are 1,511 settlements of various sizes ranging from large cities to very small villages. Population: 1,055,673 (2015 est.)[3]

Geography

The total area of the province is around 31,900 km².

The oblast is bordered on the west by the Kiev Reservoir of the Dnieper River and Kiev Oblast, by the Sumy Oblast to the east, and the Poltava Oblast to the south. The northern border of the oblast is part of Ukraine's international border abutting Belarus's Homyel Voblast in the north-west and the Russian Bryansk Oblast in the north-east, respectively.

The oblast is bisected into northern and southern sections by the Desna River, which enters the Dnieper just north of the Kiev city limits.

Other Languages
azərbaycanca: Çerniqov vilayəti
Bân-lâm-gú: Chernigiv séng
башҡортса: Чернигов өлкәһе
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Чарнігаўская вобласьць
Bahasa Indonesia: Oblast Chernihiv
لۊری شومالی: چرنیهیو
მარგალური: ჩერნიგოვიშ ოლქი
Bahasa Melayu: Oblast Chernihiv
Nederlands: Oblast Tsjernihiv
norsk nynorsk: Tsjernihiv oblast
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Chernigov viloyati
qırımtatarca: Çernigiv vilâyeti
Simple English: Chernihiv Oblast
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Černigivska oblast
татарча/tatarça: Чернигов өлкәсе
Tiếng Việt: Chernihiv (tỉnh)