Mogilev Region

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Mahilyow Voblasts
Магілёўская во́бласць Могилёвская о́бласть
Mogilev Oblast
The Saint Nicholas Monastery, Mogilev

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Coordinates: 53°55′N 30°21′E / 53.92°N 30.35°E / 53.92; 30.35Coordinates: 53°55′N 30°21′E / 53.92°N 30.35°E / 53.92; 30.35
Administrative center Mogilev
Largest cities Mogilev - 365,100
Babruysk - 220,800
Asipovichy - 34,700
Raions 21
Towns - 14
Urban localities - 12
City raions 3
Government
 • Chairman Pyotr Rudnik
Area
 • Total 29,000 km2 (11,000 sq mi)
Highest elevation 239 m (784 ft)
Lowest elevation 126 m (413 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 1,099,374
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)

Mogilev Region, also Mahilyow Voblasts (Province) or Mogilyov Oblast is a province (voblast) of Belarus. The administrative center is Mogilyov (Mahilyow).

Mogilev and Homyel Voblasts suffered severely after the Chernobyl nuclear radioactive reactor catastrophe in April 1986.

Important cities in the voblast are: Mogilyov, Asipovichy, and Babruysk.

Many rivers flow through the Mahilyow Voblast. They include the: Dnieper River (Dniapro), Berezina, Sozh, Druts, Pronya and Ptsich rivers.

There are 21 districts (raions), 195 selsovets, 14 towns, 3 city municipalities, and 12 urban-type settlements.