Kherson on a Map

One of the major sea and river ports of Ukraine is Kherson. The city is located on the right bank of the Dnieper River, 25 kilometers from its confluence with the Dnieper estuary of the Black Sea. The Kherson seaport, founded in 1778, is located there. At the end of the 19th centRead More

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Ternopil on a Map

In the western part of Ukraine, spreads out the city of Ternopil, occupying a fairly large part of the area.  It is one of the largest settlements located on the banks of the Seret River. Its founder is considered to be Jan Amor Tarnowski, who began the construction of a small seRead More

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Mykolaiv on a Map

Mykolaiv is a city in the south of Ukraine that has the status of a district and regional center. It is located on the peninsula and is a Black Sea port. Two rivers flow within the city limits — the Southern Bug and Ingul, and automobile bridges are built across them. It was consRead More

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What cards of Ukraine were issued in 1918

There are two original cartographic images of Ukraine as of the first post-revolutionary year. One is the most widespread on the Internet from the historical maps of Ukraine in 1918. It was published in Kharkov at the beginning of the winter of the same year, when the Central RadRead More

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Dnipro on a Map

The city of Ekaterinoslavl (today Dnipro) was called the third state capital of the Russian Empire. At the end of the 18th century, this area showed a rapid development of trade and industry, and, very soon, the settlement was given the status of a city. Today, Dnipro occupies quRead More

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Zaporizhzhia on a Map

Today’s Zaporizhzhia is one of the largest cities in Ukraine as well as one of the main industrial and cultural centers of the country, spread out on both banks of the Dnieper River, between which there is the Khortytsia Island. At the end of the 18th century, on the place where Read More

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Donetsk on a Map

Donetsk is the capital of the large industrial region of Donbas as well as the administrative center of the Donetsk Oblast. It is located 95 kilometers north of the Sea of Azov. Since the middle of the 18th century, the city and the region specializes in coal mining. Now there arRead More

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Kremenchuk on the map

Kremenchuk is a regional center in the Poltava region (central part of Ukraine). It is located on both sides of the Dnieper, the territory stretched from north to south in a strip no more than 8 km wide. Surrounded by forests and numerous bodies of water. Initially, there was a fRead More

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