Donetsk Oblast

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Donetsk Oblast
Location
Donetsk in Ukraine (claims hatched).svg
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Quick Facts
Capital Ukraine:Mariupol(Provisional Administrative center)
Donetsk People's Republic:Donetsk
Government Ukraine:Ukrainian Oblast
Novorossiya:Novorossiya Confederated State
Currency Ukrainian hryvnia,(UAH), Russian ruble (RUB)
Area 26,5172
Population 4,356,392
Language Ukraine
Official:Ukrainian
Regionally Spoken:Russian
Novorossiya
Official:Russian, Ukrainian
Religion Atheist
Electricity 220V/60Hz (European plug)
Time Zone UTC +3/+4
Flag of the self proclaimed state of the Donetsk People's Republic
Donetsk People's Republic's controlled areas as part of the Federal State of Novorossiya

Donetsk Oblast is a Oblast in Eastern Ukraine, it is bordered by Russia to the east, Zaporizhia to the south, Dnipropetrovsk to the west, Kharkiv to the northwest, and Luhansk to the northeast. Parts of Donetsk are under the control of the self proclaimed state of the Donetsk People's Republic.

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  • Mariupol - the provisional administrative center, as proclaimed by Ukraine
  • Donetsk - self proclaimed capital of the Donetsk People's Republic

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Hot dry summers, Cold snowy winters

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Currently the Donetsk Regional airport has been captured by pro-Russian rebels

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Russian is the official language, however Ukrainian is spoken in western Donetsk. Most people also speak Surzhyk (a mix of Ukrainian and Russian)

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Wikipedia:Donetsk Oblast Wikipedia:Donetsk People's Republic