Cities of Ukraine


City Status:

Regional Center

First mentioned in Chronicles:


Land Area:

310 square km


1 470 900

Administrative Division:

9 districts

Phone Code:


Postal Code:


Geographical Coordinates:

50°00′ N 36°15′ E

Distance to Kiev (auto)

471 km

Short Description:

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.

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