|• Governor||Viktor Matchin|
|• Total||1,874 km2 (724 sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|Area code||+380 4847|
Tarutyne Raion (Ukrainian: Тарутинський район Tarutyns'kyj rajon) is a raion (administrative division) in Odessa Oblast in southwestern Ukraine. It is in the historical region of Budjak in southern Bessarabia and its administrative seat is Tarutyne.
In the 2001 Ukrainian Census, the raion had a multi-ethnic population of 45,169 of which 38% were Bessarabian Bulgarians, 25% Ukrainians, 17% Moldovans, 14% Russians, and 6% Gagauz people. The area was formerly home to a number of Bessarabia Germans, which could have once made up a majority in the surrounding areas.
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