Cherkasy is one of the largest cities in Ukraine with a population of more than 280 thousand people. It is considered the center of the economy and industry. Satellite images show that the city is located on the territory of the right bank of the Dnieper on the artificial Kremenchug reservoir. The distance to Kiev is only about 160 km.
The history of Cherkassy dates back to the middle of the 19th century. At that time, they began to actively establish railway communication, and more and more cargo ships were floated along the rivers.
Despite the large population, the city is currently compact and occupies only 70 km2. Cherkasy is divided into two parts by Smelyanskaya Street. The right and left banks are connected by platinum, along which rail and road traffic is organized. Also in the Sosnovy district of Cherkassy there is a dam of the reservoir.