Cities of Ukraine

Carpathians

The Carpathian Mountains or Carpathians are a range of mountains forming an arc roughly 1,500 km long across Central and Eastern Europe, making them the largest mountain range in Europe. They provide the habitat for the largest European populations of brown bears, wolves, chamois and lynxes, as well as over one third of all European plant species.

Chernihiv

Chernihiv is a historic city in northern Ukraine. It is an administrative center of Chernihiv region, laying on the right bank of the Desna river.

Chernivtsy

Chernivtsy is an administrative center of Chernivtsy region (Western Ukraine). The city is situated on the right bank of the Prut river (the Sadgora suburb, being now a part of the city lays on the left bank).

Crimea

Crimea or the Autonomous Republic of Crimea is the only autonomous republic of Ukraine. It is located on the northern coast of the Black Sea and on the western coast of the Sea of Azov, bordering Kherson region from the North and occupies a peninsula of the same name.

Dnipropetrovsk

Dnipropetrovsk is Ukraine's third largest city. It is located southeast of Ukraine's capital Kiev on the Dnieper River, in the south-central region of the country. Dnipropetrovsk is the administrative center of the Dnipropetrovsk region. A vital industrial center of Ukraine, Dnipropetrovsk was one of the key centers of the nuclear, arms, and space industries of the former Soviet Union. In particular, it is home to Yuzhmash, a major space and ballistic missile designer and manufacturer.

Donetsk

Donetsk is a large city in eastern Ukraine on the Kalmius river. Administratively, it is a center of Donetsk region, while historically, it is the unofficial capital and the largest city of the economic and cultural Donetsk Basin (Donbass) region.

Ivano-Frankivsk

Ivano-Frankivsk is an administrative center of Ivano-Frankivsk region, an important economic and cultural center situated in western Ukraine.

Kharkiv

Kharkiv is the second largest city in Ukraine located in the northeast of the country. It is the administrative center of the Kharkiv region. Kharkiv is a major cultural, scientific, educational, transport and industrial center of Ukraine, with 60 scientific Institutes, 30 establishments of higher education, 6 museums, 7 theatres and 80 libraries. Its industry specializes mostly in machinery. From December, 1917 till March, 1918 and in 1919 - 1934 Kharkiv was the first capital of Ukrainian SSR. 

Kyiv

 Kyiv is the capital and the largest city of Ukraine, located in the north central part of the country on the Dnieper River. Kiev is an important industrial, scientific, educational and cultural center of Eastern Europe. It is home to many high-tech industries, higher education institutions and world-famous historical landmarks. The city has an extensive infrastructure and highly developed system of public transport, including the Kiev Metro.

Lviv

Lviv is a city in western Ukraine. It is situated on the Poltva river about 70 km from the border with Poland. The city was founded by King Danylo Halytskyi of the Ruthenian principality of Halych-Volhynia, and named in honour of his son, Lev. Lviv is regarded as one of the main cultural centers of today's Ukraine. The historic city center is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. 

Odessa

Odessa is the administrative center of Odessa region, located in southern Ukraine. It is an important cultural, industrial, scientific and resort center. The city is a major seaport located on the northwest shore of the Black Sea and the fourth largest city in Ukraine with a population of 1,001,000 (as of 01.02.2007).

Podillya

The region of Podillya is a historical region in the west-central and south-west portions of present-day Ukraine, corresponding to Khmelnytskyi region and Vinnytsia region. Northern Transnistria, in Moldova is also a part of Podillya.

Podillya lies south of Volhynia, southwest of the Kiev Region, northeast of the Dniester River, and east of Galicia across the Zbruch River, a tributary of the Dniester.


 

Sevastopol

Sevastopol is a port city in Ukraine, located on the Black Sea coast of the Crimea peninsula. The unique geographic location and navigation conditions of the city's harbours make Sevastopol a strategically important naval point. It is also a popular seaside resort and tourist destination. Sevastopol is also an important centre of marine biology research.

Sumy

Sumy is a city on the Psel River in Ukraine (north-eastern part), and the capital of the Sumy region. 

Ternopil

Ternopol is a city and administrative center of Ternopol oblast (region) of Western Ukraine. Ternopol is important highway and railway junction of Western Ukraine. Ternopol city lies along the upper Seret River. 

Yalta

Yalta is a city in the Crimea, southern Ukraine, on the north coast of the Black Sea. The city is situated on a deep bay facing south towards the Black Sea, surrounded by wooded mountains. It enjoys a warm Mediterranean climate with many vineyards and orchards in the vicinity.



 

Zaporizhia

Zaporizhia is a city in south-central Ukraine, which rests on the banks of the Dnieper River. It is the administrative center of the Zaporizhia region. Zaporizhia is an important industrial center of Ukraine, particularly a home for the hydroelectric power plant known as "DnieproGES," the ZAZ, the country's main car manufacturing company, and the Motor-Sich design-bureau and production company, the world-famous aircraft engine manufacturer.

Карпаты

 The Carpathian Mountains or Carpathians are a range of mountains forming an arc roughly 1,500 km long across Central and Eastern Europe, making them the largest mountain range in Europe. They provide the habitat for the largest European populations of brown bears, wolves, chamois and lynxes, as well as over one third of all European plant species.







 
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