The Cherkasy or Cherkassy Oblast lies in the center of Ukraine and borders four regions, which includes Poltava, Kiev, Kirovograd and Vinnytsa. The Cherkasy region is ranked the eighteenth largest oblast in Ukraine, covering 20,900 square kilometers. Smila, Kaniv, Vatutine and Zolotonosha are some of the cities found in Cherkasy, most of which are densely populated.
Zolotonosha, which means ‘a load of gold' or 'a gold carrier’, may have originated from one of the many legends that existed, and many believe the name to have come about due to the golden hue of the Zolotonoshka sands. Nonetheless it is one of the many cities located within Ukraine along the Zolotonoshka River tributary, lying on the left of the Dnieper River, situated about 30 kilometers ...