Kherson Oblast

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Kherson Oblast
Flag of Kherson Oblast
Coat of arms of Kherson Oblast
Location of Kherson Oblast in Ukraine

Kherson Oblast (Ukrainian: Херсонська область) is an oblast (province) of southern Ukraine. The administrative centre is Kherson.

Parts of the province are occupied by Russian soldiers (as of 2023).

History[change | change source]

During 2022, Russia invaded much of Kherson Oblast (see 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine); Ukraine lost control of the city of Kherson, from March to November 2022, because of the Battle of Kherson ended on March 2. On November 11, 2022, Ukraine again took control of the city of Kherson. As of 2023's fourth quarter, Russia is still in control of large parts (of Kherson Oblast) on the East side of the Dniepr river.

Administrative divisions[change | change source]

Beryslav raion

Henichesk raion

Kakhovka raion

Skadovsk raion

References[change | change source]