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  • Kherson Oblast

    Kherson

    Kherson currently has a population of about 400 000 residents and is situated on the Dnieper river and seaport. The city of Kherson was founded on June 29, 1778 on the site of former fortification Oleksadrivs’kyi Shanets ruined by the Turks, by Rince Potiomkin. Kherson was named in honor of Chersonesus of Tauris founded by the Greeks in the 5th century before Christ.

  • Castles

    Yenikale

    There are many historic fortresses in the Ukraine which are fascinating to explore. One of these military constructions can be found in the city of Kerch, located in the Northeast part of the country in the region of Crimea. The fortress was named Yenikale which, when translated from Turkish, means 'New Fortress'. It was built and completed by the Turks in the late seventeenth century or ...

  • Activities

    Swimming and Sunbathing

    Of all the activities that tourists might expect to enjoy, swimming and sunbathing in Ukraine may not be at the top of their list. Most of us tend to associate Ukraine with the cold winters of Russia, but the fact is that Ukraine enjoys warm and pleasant summers. Since Ukraine is situated a little further south than most of European Russia, its climate is generally slightly warmer and one ...

  • Regions

    Kherson Oblast

    The Kherson Oblast or Region takes up approximately 28,500 square kilometers of land, which is mainly flat. Kherson is situated in the Black Sea lowland and near the Sea of Azov. Kherson also lies close to the lower Dnieper, which is classified as a Steppe zone and holds the principal river supplying water to the southern parts of Ukraine. The oblast borders four regions, which include ...

  • Zaporizhia Oblast

    Berdiansk

    The city of Berdiansk is one of the treasures that can be found along the shores of the Sea of Azov, in the Zaporizhia Oblast. It is a port city and has an estimated population of 125,000 residents. Berdiansk is a destination in the Zaporizhia region that is known for its peaceful atmosphere, luxurious caviar and the best seafood in Ukraine.