The Regions and Cities of Ukraine
The Kherson Region is situated in the south of Ukraine, the zone of
steppes, which reaches the Dnieper.
The territory of the region is situated in Prichernomorie Lowland. The
area is 28,500 square kilometres.
The population is more than 1 mln people.
Administrative division: the area consists of 18 rural districts and 3
municipal districts in the Kherson-city. The region has 9 cities, 3 of
them are regional subordinates, 30 towns and many villages.
There are more than 50 nationalities in the region. The share of the
Ukrainians is the biggest.
Agricultural-climatical conditions: the region is divided into 6 zones:
cereals and industrial crops are cultivated in the northern and eastern
areas, vegetable-growing, gardening, vinegrowing are cultivated in the
southern and central areas.
The public sector remains the main producer of the agricultural
The Khmelnytskyi Region is located in the western part of Ukraine in the
Volyno-Podilska Highland. The region borders on Vinnytsia in the East,
Ternopil in the West, Rivne in the North-West and Chernivtsi in the
South. The area of the Khmelnitsky Region is 6 thousand square
As for its administrative division, the region has 13 cities, 20
districts and many villages. The largest cities are Khmelnytskyi, and
Kamianets-Podilsky. The other cities and towns are rather small as for
Population of the Khmelnytskyi Region is 1,509,000. The region is
located in favourable geographical area. It is a gateway to both the
East and the West.
The transport system of the region is quite developed. The most
important railway and other roads of Ukraine go through the territory of
the Khmelnytskyi Region. The highspeed railways "Kyiv-West" and the
"Western Europe-Kyiv" are being designed which will go through the
The region energetics is based upon delivered coal and oil, natural gas
and local peat-bed.
The light industry branch is represented by textile factories. There are
shoe, knitted-goods, haberdashery factories in Khmelnytskyi.
In short, this is Khmelnytchyna. It generously opens for all those who
want to see the roads and paths of a small but beautiful land.
Ivano-Frankivsk is located in the west of Ukraine at the juncture of the
East-European Plain and the Ukrainian Carpathians. Its territory is 9
thousand sq. km. Population — 5 mln people. Ivano-Frankivsk Region is
the 18th region of Ukraine as for the population and the 22nd as for the
It comprises 14 administrative districts and 5 cities and towns of the
The region is rich in natural resources. There are the deposits of oil
and gas, peat, phosphates and magnesium salts, large deposits of clay,
gypsum, limestone and gravel.
Forests of the region occupy a very large territory with a lot of
valuable industrial species. The agricultural lands are valuable too.
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