POLITICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE ATLAS OF UKRAINE
State Scientific and Production Enterprise "Kartographia", Kyiv, Ukraine
Political and Administrative Atlas of the Ukraine, edited
in 2006, can be characterized as the first attempt at atlas mapping of such
kind and the first political and administrative atlas of Ukraine in the
entire history of its territory mapping
. It represents present day and historical peculiarities of the state administrative
and territorial division and consists of four chapters:
Formation of territory of Ukraine. (9 maps).
Administrative division of Ukraine (33 maps).
Centres of administrative units
Towns and cities of regional
(oblast) subordination (6 maps).
The first chapter represents changes in
political and administrative division of Ukraine beginning with 1917 till
the present day. Political and administrative maps of the Autonomous Republic
of the Crimea and maps of administrative
regions (oblasts) are charted in the scales of 1:1 000 000and 1:750 000.
Besides, city maps are in larger scale: maps of cities of state subordination of
1: 150 000, the main city agglomerations of 1:300 000. Maps of the cities,
which are the centres of administrative units, constitute a separate chapter.
All the plans are charted in the scale of 1:100 000. Plans of cities of
regional (oblast) subordination are in the same scale.
Reference information on the Autonomous Republic of the Crimea,
all the oblasts of Ukraine
and its biggest cities makes up an important part of the Atlas. The Atlas
includes the list of settlements, which had been taken off record due to their
merger with other settlements or transmigration of the inhabitants. The index
of geographical names includes 23 000 entries.