|Disestablished||18 July 2020|
|• Governor||Paziuk Serhii Mykolaiovych|
|• Total||1,103 km2 (426 sq mi)|
|• Density||44/km2 (110/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+02:00 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+03:00 (EEST)|
|Website||Volochysk District Council website|
Volochysk Raion (Ukrainian: Волочи́ський район) was a raion (administrative district) of Khmelnytskyi Oblast. Its area was 1,103 square kilometres, and the administrative center was Volochysk. The population of the Volochysky Raion: (as of 2004) was 58,900. The raion was abolished on 18 July 2020 as part of the administrative reform of Ukraine, which reduced the number of raions of Khmelnytskyi Oblast to three. The last estimate of the raion population was 48,875 (2020 est.)
The Buzhok, Grabarka, Zbruch, Sluch, Ushuka and other rivers flowed through the district. The district was the source of the Southern Bug River (near the village Kholodets). There was a rail line through the district as well as the Uzhhorod-Ternopil-Kropyvnytskyi-Donetsk E50 highway. Two gas pipelines ran through the district, Dashava-Kyiv and Kyiv-Western Ukraine.
From 1923 to 1932 the district was part of Proskuriv region, then from 1932 to 1937 it was part of Vinnytsia Oblast. Following that from 1937 to 1954 it was part of Kamenets Podolsk region. Since 1954 it has been part of Khmelnytskyi Oblast.
During the 1930s collectivization of farms was enforced under Soviet rule. By June 10, 1932, 83.4% of the farms in the district had been collectivized. By 1935 the process was complete and there were no longer any privately owned farms. In 1932 an agricultural college was opened which trained students in agronomy and animal husbandry. On March 1, 1930 a communist newspaper “Dawn” began publication. In 1934 a library for adults was opened and in 1937 a children's library followed.
During World War II there was a heavy loss of life and property in the district. Thousands of residents were killed or transported to Germany to labor camps. After the war the property losses were estimated at 107.8 million rubles, based on prewar values.
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- "Нові райони: карти + склад" (in Ukrainian). Міністерство розвитку громад та територій України.
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