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Administrative arrangement

District center - City of Korets

50 settlements, incl.:

– 1 city

– 49 villages

Settlements are combined in:

- 25 rural councils

– 1 city council

Population

Total population - 32 949 people, incl.:

- urban population - 7 245 people

- rural population - 25 704 people

- population density - 47 people/km2

Agriculture

Main branches:

- cultivation of cereals and industrial crops

- meat and dairy cattle breeding

- vegetables and potatoes farming

Industry

Main branches:

— dairy production

— building materials production

— extraction and processing of decorative and rubble stone

Tourism and recreational potential

The tourism potential of the district is represented by a lot of religious buildings and structures of 17-19th centuries, including:

— St. Nicholas Church (19th century)

— Basilian monastery (18th century)

— Convent of the Holy Trinity (17th century)

A comprehensive route has been developed in the area, which includes visits to the following tourist centers of the district: Korets city, New Korets village, Koryst, Svitanok, Zastavia, Velyki Mezhyrichi, Dyven, Nevirkiv, Voronukha. This route at the request of the tourist group can be modified into: ecotourism, nostalgic, pilgrim-religious, cultural and educational.

In Korets district you can get a full range of tourist services. In the vicinity of the town of Korets there is a bilingual roadmap established as part of the Volyn Tourist project.

There are 2 green tourism farms in Korets district: Voronukha near the village of Schekychyn and the farmstaed of Tyshkevych V.V. in the village Storozhiv.

Basic social and economic indicators

Sold production of industry - 36 173.0 thousand UAH

Gross agricultural output  – 146.1 thousand UAH

Foreign direct investment (FDI) – 57.5 thousand UAH

Construction output  – 251,0 thousand UAH

Number of legal entities – 75

Number of private entrepreneurs – 807

Investment projects of the district

High-priority investment projects of the district are:

— restoration of the property complex «Velykomezhyritskyy fruit and vegetable dehydration plant» (Velyki Mezhyrychi village)

— construction of a plant for the ceramic products manufacture using local raw materials

— restoration of Hvizdivskyi granite quarry functioning (Hvizdiv village)

— industrial park creation

— construction of farms for cattle growing

— establishment of an industrial and commercial center «Korchyk»

— reconstruction of the resort complex «Koretz»

Natural-resources potential

Total district area is 72.0 thsd ha

Land resources:

— agricultural lands - 57.4 thsd ha

— built-up areas - 1.8 thsd ha

— total area of water bodies - 1.3 thsd ha

— forests and other wooden land - 10.2 thsd ha

Natural resources

— radon mineral waters

— building stone

— granite crushed stone

— rubble stone

— Migmatite crushed stone

— brick-tile raw materials

— clay and loam

— kaolin

— Granites suitable for the production of cladding

— peat

Average salary

Average salary in the district is - UAH 6 726.

Largest enterprises of the district

The largest and most numerous are the chemical, forestry and food processing enterprises:

— LLC «Monashynski syry»

— PE «Invest-Adam»

— PE «Uno Dor»

— PE «Bogdanovsky brickyard»

— LLC «Holding company «Nadra of Ukraine»

— LLC «Ukr-soia»

— LLC «Heat-Energy»

— LLC «Favoryt Agro»

— LLC «Poliskyi standart»