Vitebsk Region

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Vitsebsk Voblast
Ві́цебская во́бласць Ви́тебская о́бласть
Vitebsk Oblast
Flag of Vitsebsk Voblast
Flag
Coat of arms of Vitsebsk Voblast
Coat of arms
Location of Vitsebsk Voblast
Administrative center Vitsebsk
Largest cities Vitsebsk - 342,400
Orsha - 125,300
Navapolatsk - 101,300
Raions 21
Cities - 19
Urban localities - 26
City raions 5
Area
 • Total 40,100 km2 (15,500 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 1,230,800
 • Density 30.6/km2 (79/sq mi)
Website www.vitebsk-region.gov.by

Vitebsk Region, Vitsebsk Voblast, or Vitebsk Oblast is a region (voblast) of Belarus. The administrative center is Vitebsk (Viciebsk). As of a 2009, the region had a population of 1,230,800.[1]

Important cities within the region include Vitebsk, Orsha, and Navapolatsk.

The Vitsebsk Voblast is divided into 21 raions, 5 cities of oblast subordinance, 19 additional cities, 249 selsovets, and 26 urban-type settlements.

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