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Zaporozhye Travel Guide, Ukraine

Zaporozhye, Ukraine – Overview: An Ancient Town of Ukraine

Zaporozhye is an ancient Ukraine town, which has been there for more than 200 years. It lies in the south-eastern part of Kiev, which is the capital of Ukraine. The town is located on the plains along the banks of the Dniepr River and this river plays a vital role in Zaporozhye and is the third longest river in Europe.

Climate

The climatic conditions of Zaporozhye favour the development of vegetation, agriculture and tourism. The hot summer and mild winter seasons account for mixed weather conditions. However, the climate here is relatively dry.

People

Zaporozhye is an urban area, which has 4 percent of the Ukraine population. Over 1 million inhabitants reside in this area. A survey reveals that there are about 600 doctors and more than 200 writers and journalist.

Arts

There are about 100 secondary schools, professional schools and universities, about 300 libraries, medical schools, medical colleges, concert halls, circus shows, palaces and evening clubs. These make Zaporozhye boomingly active.

Culture

The spacious streets of Zaporozhye are the longest in Europe. They slope towards the Dniepr River offering a pleasant view. The city is full of museums, theatres and circus shows that people from every corner of the world visit. The fun in the city will definitely be a lasting experience.

Festivals

The independence day of Zaporozhye is celebrated on August 24. The day is celebrated with utmost joy since it proved to be a long fought battle.

Economy

Zaporozhye region improves the country’s economy in various ways. It has the facility to generate energy, produce ferrous as well as non-ferrous metallurgy, produces heavy machines and also transportation machines. Nearly half of the stainless steel in the country is produced by this region. More than 400 products are being exported to several countries every year.

Transport

The airways, waterways, road transport and trains connect Zaporozhye with almost every city and town of the country. One of the vast reservoirs called Kakhovsy is a famous health resort area. There is less than an hour drive from Zaporozhye to the airport. Trains are an alternative to reach the city. Lenin Prospekt is the longest road in Zaporozhye, which ends down in the Dniepr River.

Accomodations

Tourists majorly come from Poland, France, England, Finland, Yugoslavia, Austria and Germany and enjoy the hospitality of the inhabitants of Zaporozhye.

Restaurants

Ukranian cooking is considered to be cheap and abundant. The floating restaurant on the Dniepr River is considered to be the original eating-place.

Although Zaporozhye is an ancient town of Ukraine, it will still give you the fun you need to make your vacation a memorable one.


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