Tag: zaporizhia oblast

  • Zaporizhia

    The town of Zaporozhia (Zaporozhye) is situated in the south-east of Ukraine on either side of the Dnieper River. The town itself is about 200 years old, though Stone Age remnants excavated in the area show that it has been inhabited for much longer than that. History tells us that Scythians, Samatians and Slavs have all had a chance to make a home on this beautiful little spot by the river.

  • Zaporizhia Oblast

    The Zaporizhia Oblast (Zaporizhzhya) is one of the oblasts in Ukraine that shows a lot of potential for economic growth. Many port cities are located in the Zaporizhia oblast, with Zaporizhia being the capital of the region. The city of Zaporizhia was constructed on an old Cossack campsite and has been in existence since 1770. Industrialization in the city, and throughout the region, ...

  • 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.

  • Enerhodar

    Located on the banks of the Dnieper River, is the city of Enerhodar. It is in the north-west area of the Zaporizhia Oblast (Zaporizhzhya Oblast). Enerhobar was established on 12 June 1970 to service Europe's largest nuclear power plant and has grown to be home to around 47,000 residents.

  • Melitopol

    The city of Melitopol has an approximate population of 200,000 residents, and is located in the Zaporizhia Oblast (Zaporizhzhya Oblast) of Ukraine. It is first mentioned in the year 1784 when it was founded as the village of Novo-Aleksandrovka by Prince Potemkim. This village in the Zaporizhzhya oblast was renamed to Melitopol, meaning ‘Honey Town’, in 1942. The name is rather fitting, as ...

  • Orikhiv

    If you travel to southern Ukraine, you will find the beautiful province of Zaporizhia (Zaporizhzhya). Known as the Zaporizhia Oblast (Zaporizhzhya Oblast), this province plays an important role in both industry and agriculture of Ukraine. It covers an area of approximately 27,200 square kilometers and is home to just under 2 million people. Within this oblast there are a lot of great towns, ...

  • Tokmak

    For travelers with an interest in Ukrainian history and culture, the Zaporizhia oblast was the place where the Cossack heritage all started. Many local Cossack bands were known as Zaporizhians instead of Cossacks and even the coat of arms for the region bears a Cossack on its shield. Almost every city and town in the region has spent at least some time as a host to Cossack settlements and ...