Chernihiv region on the map

The Chernihiv region is located near the border of Russia and Belarus, namely with the Bryansk and Gomel regions. And on the territory of the country in the south, west and east it borders on the Poltava, Kiev and Sumy regions, respectively.

The East European Plain, on which the Chernihiv region is located, determines the flat nature of the landscape, the elevations do not exceed a height of 50-150 meters above sea level.

The area is rich in rivers, of which there are more than 1000, and the total length is 8.5 km. The largest of them are: Dnieper, Daughter, Desna, Snov, Strizhen, Ubed, Oster, Diet, Udai.

The region boasts of its natural protected objects, the total number of which is currently 610. The most famous of them are the Mezinsky and Ichnyansky national parks and the regional Mezhrechensky landscape park. The Red Book of Ukraine includes many animals living in the region.

Kiev on the map

Kiev is the famous capital of Ukraine. One of the largest megacities in terms of population. It occupies the largest area in the country. Located on the picturesque banks of the Dnieper River. Which, overflowing, forms a considerable number of reservoirs within the city.

National parks and rich forests surrounded Kiev from its northern, northwestern and eastern sides. The most famous and significant objects of the capital of Ukraine are Hydropark and the Venetian Island. They are located in the middle of the Dnieper between the picturesque districts: Pechersk and Dnieper.

Kiev is geographically divided into 10 districts. The largest in area is Goloseevsky. And in terms of population – Desnyansky.

The Dnieper River splits the city into two unequal parts. So, the largest number of residents is on the right bank.

The most significant objects are also located here:

administrative;
infrastructural;
industrial.

The districts on the left and right banks are connected by 5 major road arteries and 2 railway bridges.

Kherson region on the map

The total area of ​​the territory of the Kherson region is 28,461 km², while it stretches 180 km from north to south, and 258 km from west to east. The territory of the region is located in the steppe zone on both banks of the lower reaches of the Dnieper – the main waterway. The Dnieper divides the territory into the right bank and the left bank (the left bank has the second name Northern Tavria) and stretches for 178 km. Another equally large river is the Ingulets. Its length within the region is 180 km.

In total, there are 19 rivers on the territory of the Kherson region. The southern shores of the region are washed by the Black and Azov Seas, as well as by the waters of the Kakhovka Reservoir and the Sivash Bay. Access to the basins of two seas, as well as the location of a large hydrographic network on the territory of the region makes its geographical position quite advantageous, since it makes it possible to use sea and river transport, as well as to develop a tourist destination.

Kharkiv region on the map

In the northeastern part, on the banks of the legendary Ukrainian rivers Dnieper and Don, the Kharkiv region is spread. It occupied 31,418 km2 and became the fourth largest in the country. Located in the steppe and forest-steppe zones, it borders on several Ukrainian regions (Donetsk, Lugansk, Poltava, Sumy and Dnepropetrovsk), as well as the Russian Belgorod region. The relief here is predominantly flat, with slight slopes in the southwest and southeast towards the river basins. In the north-east, the region occupies a part of the Central Russian Upland, and in the south – a part of the Donetsk ridge.

The famous Dnieper-Donbass canal runs through the territory of the region, and shale gas is being produced on the border with the Donetsk region (Yuzovskoye field). The Don River is the main supplier of all water resources in the region (by 75%). there are about 50 reservoirs here, the largest of which are Pechenezhskoye, Krasnopavlovskoye and Oskolskoye. The largest water bodies include the rivers Bereka, Oskol, Udy and Lake Liman.

Odessa region on the map

Odessa region is located on the picturesque Black Sea lowland. In the north, it borders on the Kirovograd and Vinnitsa territories. In the west with the state of Moldova and unrecognized Transnistria. In the east, it has common borders with the Nikolaev region. With Romania in the southwest.

From the east and south-west it is washed by the warm waters of the Black Sea. It forms a large number of estuaries in this area.

On the northern side, there are spurs characteristic of the Podolsk Upland – 286 m above sea level. Beams and ravines differ in their depth (up to 120 m).

In the southwest, between the deep rivers Dniester and Prut, the area is characterized by a dense and deep gully-ravine network.

The rivers located on the lands of the region belong to the basins of the Southern Bug, Dniester and Black Sea. There are about 200 rivers in total, many of which dry up in the summer season.

The main waterways are the Dniester and Danube rivers, with their numerous tributaries. They are of great economic importance.

Donetsk region on the map

Dnepropetrovsk and Kharkov regions of Ukraine are adjacent to Donetsk in the southwest and northwest. Luhansk and Zaporozhye regions approach it from the north-east and west. In the southeast, the region is adjacent to Russia (Rostov region), and on the south, the border runs along the Sea of ​​Azov. Donetsk region stretches from south to north, and its mileage is 255 km, and from east to west it stretches for 180 km. The total length of its borders is 1526 km., 1376 km. which pass by land, and 140 km. – by sea.

The highest point of the region is the height of 336 m. It is located near the railway, at the stops in Debaltseve: Meteorological and Platform No. 3. The most low-lying area is the sea surface (-0.4 m). There are few rivers in the region, the largest of them is the Seversky Donets, a tributary of the Don is in the north. Several small rivers flow into the Sea of ​​Azov. There are no large lakes here, but there are many reservoirs.

Kiev region on the map

Kiev oblast. – one of the constituent parts of the country Ukraine. The occupied area is 28 121 square kilometers. The region is located in the middle reaches of the Dnieper River. The region is mainly located on the right bank. Kiev oblast. its northern part occupied the Polesie lowland, and the left-bank (eastern) – the Dnieper lowland. The maximum height in the region reaches 100-140 meters. The Dnieper Upland was occupied by the Central and South-Western parts, where the relative height reaches 273 meters. The territory of this region is entirely attributed to the Dnieper River basin, which at the moment is the most important waterway in the region. Within the Kiev region. The Dnieper flows for 246 kilometers and has tributaries:

Right: Pripyat, Teterev, Ros, Irpen, Stugna;
Left: Trubezh, Soup, Desna.
Outside the border of the Kiev region. The Supoy and Ros tributaries flow into the river. There are 177 rivers flowing in the region, there are a small number of lakes, most of which are located in the north. Within the region there are:

Kanevskoe reservoir.
The main part of the “Kiev Sea”, the length of which is 110 kilometers, the width reaches 12 kilometers, the area is 922 square kilometers, the average depth reaches 4 meters, the volume is 3.73 thousand cubic kilometers.
On the territory of this region there are: 13 reservoirs, about 750 medium-sized lakes and more than two thousand small ponds.

Sumy on the map

The city of Sumy is a district and regional center. Located in the north-east of Ukraine. Within the boundaries of the settlement there are a significant number of water bodies: the Psel, the river Sumka (formerly Suma), which flows into it, with its tributaries Strelka (formerly Sumka) and Popad’ka, Lake Chekha, hydro-quarries. On the northern and northeastern sides, there are forest plantations and the Tokarevsky forest.

The origin of the city’s name is ambiguous. The most likely – the name appeared thanks to the rivers washing it. But according to legend, hunting bags full of gold were once found here in the forest. The legend was reflected in the coat of arms of the city in 1781 – three black bags with sashes and gold buttons against the background of a rectangular shield.

The city was founded as part of the Belgorod line of fortifications, protecting the south of Russia from the Crimean Tatars. The wooden Sumy fortress was built in 1656-1658, it was the location of the Cossack regiment. The names of the current streets remind of that period.

Sumy is a very busy transport interchange. Highways connect it with neighboring areas. There is a central bus station and a bus station, and many intercity buses pass. An international airport has been opened since 1978. It accepts non-scheduled flights by prior arrangement. The following railway stations operate: Central (is the station of the Southern Railway, accepts long-distance trains) and Sumy-Tovarny (serves suburban electric trains).