Vitebsk Region

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Vitsebsk Voblast

Ві́цебская во́бласць Ви́тебская о́бласть

Vitebsk Oblast
Location of Vitsebsk Voblast
Coordinates: 55°11′N 30°10′E / 55.183°N 30.167°E / 55.183; 30.167Coordinates: 55°11′N 30°10′E / 55.183°N 30.167°E / 55.183; 30.167
Administrative centerVitsebsk
Largest citiesVitsebsk - 342,400
Orsha - 125,300
Navapolatsk - 101,300
Raions21
Cities - 19
Urban localities - 26
City raions5
Area
 • Total40,100 km2 (15,500 sq mi)
Population
 • Total1,230,800
 • Density30.6/km2 (79/sq mi)
Websitewww.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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