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  • Sumy Oblast

    Sumy

    Sumy Oblast is an province in the north-east region of Ukraine. Sumy is the capital of Sumy Oblast and has been a twin town of Celle in Germany, since January 17, 1990. The area of Sumy Oblast is about 23,800 square kilometers and its population is about 1,3 million. The Sumy Oblast was formed in 1939.

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    Sumy Oblast

    The Sumy Oblast covers an area of approximately 23.8 thousand square kilometers. It is a region that is younger than some of its villages and towns, but is one of the remarkably beautiful regions in Ukraine. It is evident through the discoveries made by archaeologists that people inhabited this region almost 15 thousand years ago, but as for the Sumy Oblast, it was founded in the ...

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    Hlukhiv

    The Ukrainian town of Hlukhiv, with an approximate population of 35,000, has been inhabited from the 5th century. Archaeologists have confirmed this, but the town was only mentioned in documents from the year 1152. In 1644, the town of Hlukhiv, received its Magdeburg Rights. Peter the Great then went on to transform the town, located in the Sumy Oblast, into the capital for the Hetman. ...

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    Konotop

    If you travel to the Sumy Oblast in Ukraine, you will discover an interesting city by the name of Konotop. The city is located approximately 130 kilometers away from the region’s capital, Sumy, and can be found at the center of the Konotop ‘Raion’ or district. While many cities in Ukraine are quite modern, Konotop is somewhat older – having first been established at a time when people still ...

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    Romny

    The city of Romny in the Sumy Oblast, located on the Sula River, recently celebrated its 900th anniversary. It was a celebration that few will forget, complete with celebrity guests, politicians, concerts, exhibitions and sports. Even though Prince Volodymyr Monomakh was the first to mention the city in 1096, it is believed that the prince relocated people here as early at 988. But ...

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    Shostka

    Right next to the Shostka River lies a town that bears its name - Shostka. It is located in the Sumy Oblast and has an estimated population of approximately 85 000 residents. It was founded in the 17th century and was ruled by the Cossacks for many years. Its size did not deter it from producing some of the most important products in Ukraine, or having their very own football team, ...