Lyman Raion

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Krasnyi Lyman Raion
Лиманський район
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Country  Ukraine
Region Donetsk Oblast
Established N/A
Admin. center Lyman
 • Total 1,018 km2 (393 sq mi)
 • Total 21,881
 • Density 21/km2 (56/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal index 873-XX
Area code 380
Website Verkhovna Rada website

The Lyman Raion (Ukrainian: Лиманський район, translit.: Lymans'kyi raion; Russian: Лиманский район, translit.: Limanskiy raion) is a raion (district) within Donetsk Oblast in eastern Ukraine. Its administrative center is Lyman, which is separately incorporated as a city of oblast significance and does not belong to the district. Its area is 1,018 square kilometres. Population: 21,881 (2013 est.)[1].

Within the Lymanskyi Raion there are: 5 urban-type settlements (Yampil, Kirovs'k, Dorobysheve, Novoselivka, and Yarova), 6 selsovets, and 46 settlements. Also included within the raion are: 5 sovhozy, 11 kolhozy, 7 industrial organisations, 35 schools, 31 libraries, and 2 movie theaters.

Before 1917, the raion was part of the Kharkov Governorate.


The national nature park Svyati Hory is 404.48 km² and it contains plant life from the region of the Seversky Donets River. The park contains over 1,008 different plants, almost 20% of them being endemic plants. Forty-six plants that grow here and 50 types of animals are entered into the Ukraine's Red Book of Rare Species. The fauna contains 43 types of mammals, 194 types of birds, 10 types of reptiles, 9 types of amphibians and 40 types of fish.

Another nature preserve is the Melova Flora. Known for its plant life, the preserve has an area of 11.34 km².

See also


  1. "Чисельність наявного населення України (Actual population of Ukraine)" (in Ukrainian). State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Retrieved 21 January 2015.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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