anches of national economy.8 vocational training school assure
training of specialists for machine-building industry, 8 – for
construction industry, 7 – for agriculture, 1 – for railway transport,
17 rural and 6 city schools – for motor transport, 7 – for consumer
services. There are vocational training schools of new type: a higher
vocational training school №7 in Kremenchuk, inter-regional center of
professional training for servicemen who have been transferred to the
reserve in Khorol and art vocational training school №28 in
TOURING AND RECREATION
Poltava region has considerable potential for development of touring and
The region has not suffered from Chernobyl disaster. There are all
favourable nature and climate grounds for the development of touring and
recreation facilities: forests, considerable number of rivers and lakes,
and picturesque landscapes.
There are many mineral springs, which contain biologically active
substances in Poltava region. Many operating health centers and holiday
homes are situated at such springs.
There are many hunting areas in the region. Controled wolf-hunting,
hare-hunting, wild duck hunting, elk-hunting, deer-hunting, wild boar
hunting, roe hunting and foxhunting are permited.
3 touring and excursion enterprises and their 7 agencies, 44 touring
firms operate in the region.
Measures have been worked out to promote historical and cultural values
of Poltava region. New itineraries of national system “Neclace of
Slavutich”, “By chumak routes of Poltava region”, “Chimes of Cathedral”
and teaching, health improving and cognitive itinerary “Ecological path”
have been worked out on the base of these measures.
Rural touring (green touring) becomes more and more popular in Poltava
region. 39 stadiums, 15 swimming pools, 700 gyms, 364 shooting galleries
are at disposal of the population.
There is a developed transport infrastructure for motor-tourist in the
region. It includes a system of shops and service/filling stations.
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majority of them are situated in Poltava, Mirhorod and Kremenchuk.
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