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    Chernihiv Oblast

    The Chernihiv oblast is situated in the northeastern section of Ukraine near the borders of Belarus and Russia. The region also borders the Kyiv, Slobidska, Belarus and the Briansk region. Chernihiv is made up of 55,700 square kilometers, which is reasonably populated. Bakhmach, Chernihiv (the capital), Koriukivka, Nizhyn, Pryluky and Novhorod-Siversky are some of the cities situated in the ...

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    Chernihiv

    It is believed that Chernihiv, the capital of the Chernihiv Oblast, first existed in the ninth century according to archaeological evidence excavated in the area, which included unearthed settlements and artifacts from the immensely powerful state, Khazar Khaganate. However, the first formal mention of Chernihiv came in the 907 Rus’-Byzantine Treaty. By the end of the 10th century, Chernihiv ...

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    Bakhmach

    Bakhmach can be regarded as a relatively new city, unlike most within Ukraine, having only made a formal beginning as a settlement when a railway line was constructed here in the 1860’s and 1870’s. Today, the city can be found located in the province of Chernihiv Oblast in Northern Ukraine, acting as the administrative center for the Bakhmatsky Raion or district. It also has two railway ...

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    Nizhyn

    Nizhyn is a small town in the Chernihiv Oblast that is home to approximately 80 000 inhabitants. It lies near the Oster River and is quite diverse for a town of its size. Many historical events and noteworthy sights make Nizhyn an interesting and fascinating town to visit. Tourists that explore the Chernihiv Oblast, will not be disappointed.

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    Novhorod Siversky

    On the banks of the Desna River, lies the small town of Novhorod Siversky. It was first mentioned in ancient documents from the year 1044 and has not grown much since then, with a population of approximately 15,000 residents. Novhorod Siversky is located in the Chernihiv Oblast and has a history that is both colorful and turbulent. Visitors to this picturesque little town will not ...

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    Pryluky

    Even though the city of Pryluky was only mentioned the first time by Prince Vladimir Monomakh in the year 1085, archaeologists believe that their excavations prove that the city is much older. They estimate that the first settlers in this part of the Chernihiv Oblast of Ukraine lived here in the second millennium BC. This indicates that Pryluky is one of the oldest cities in the ...

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    Koriukivka

    If you travel to northern Ukraine you will find a province known as the Chernihiv Oblast. This beautiful region is situated right against the country’s international border and shares its borders with both Belarus and Russia. The Chernihiv Oblast itself is roughly 31,900 square kilometers in size and it is easily divided by the Desna River which bisects the region and joins with the Dniepro ...