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Kharkiv

Kharkiv is located in the Eastern part of Ukraine in the valley of rivers Kharkiv, Lopan’ and Uda. At the territory of the city these rivers join and flow into river Donets. The territory of modern Kharkiv city covers 300 square kilometers and is divided into nine districts. The name of the city can be written in two ways Kharkov (transliterated from Russian language) and Kharkiv (transliterated from Ukrainian language). Today Kharkiv with population of about 2 millions is the second-largest city in Ukraine after the capital, Kyiv.

Kharkiv is the city which can be said to produce everything – from a needle to an aircraft. More than 380 industrial enterprises are located in the city. Among them enterprises which are working in machine-building, electrotechnical, instrument-making, energy, food and light industries. The city of Kharkov is very big industrial and business centre of Ukraine. International airport of the city has about 200 flights a day; almost all of them are passenger flights. To see sights of Kharkov and feel the soul of the city we'd advice you contact translator, interpreter and guide in Kharkov. You can be sure to get Best services & best rates.

Kharkov is not only an industrial and business center of Ukraine, it is also a city with a long and glorious history. From 1918 to 1934 years Kharkov was the official capital of Ukraine. In 2004 the city celebrated its 350 anniversary and today it is one of the largest cultural and scientific centers of Ukraine and Eastern Europe. The city has about 60 scientific-research institutes, 13 national universities and numerous professional, technical and private higher education institutions, offering its students a wide range of disciplines.

The architecture of Kharkov Ukraine and its sightseeing attracts a lot of tourists. Uspenskiy (Dormition) Cathedral, Blagoveshenskiy (the Annunciation) Cathedral, Intercession Cathedral, Catholic Cathedral, Memorial Complex of Glory, Freedom Square which is the third large square in the Europe and the seventh in the world (according to list of city squares by size), Taras Shevchenko Monument, Mirror Stream, Militia Museum and many others.

The name of widely famous philosopher and educator Hrihoriy Skovoroda and painter Ilya Repin are connected with Kharkov (Kharkiv Ukraine). Skovoroda lectured at Kharkiv Collegium. He died here in 1794 and was buried here. The house, where this famous painter Ilya Repin was born in a little town of Chuhuiv, not far from Kharkiv and spent his childhood there. The exposition of his house-museum tells the visitors about his life and activity.

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Category: Cities of Ukraine | Added by: Vik
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