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"Unique Chernigov region"

Chernihiv region – is a beautiful and very interesting of all contemporary region of Ukraine. Great history of this place perfectly complemented by picturesque nature, unique object architecture and other places that have great significance for the state.

8 interesting facts about the Chernigov region:

  • It is the second largest region of Ukraine;
  • Here is the northernmost point of Ukraine - the village Gremyach;
  • There is located the point borders three countries: Ukraine, Russia, Belarus (village Senkovka, Gorodnyanskiy district);
  • It has the largest village, area - 1918 ha in Ukraine (village Kobyzhcha, Bobrovitskiy district);
  • In 1814 it became the birthplace of the modern hive, responsible for the invention was Peter Prokopovich - landowner, from Chernigov;
  • A well-known fact, Chernihiv is the birthplace Nezhin cucumbers and the Chernigov beer;
  • Mensky zoo in Chernihiv region is the only zoo in area, and the only zoo in Ukraine, which is located in the district center;
  • City Baturin, the place of the hetman's capital, is located in the Chernihiv region.

8 prominent personalities that were born in Chernigov region:

  • Hero with bylina - Dobrinya (according to some versions - Ilya of Murom, too, was a native of these lands, namely: two hero of the known three!);
  • Yuri Dolgoruky, who was the founder of Moscow;
  • St. Anthony of the Caves - personality, which was founded by the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra;
  • Kirill Razumovsky, who became the last Hetman of Levoberezhnaya Ukraine;
  • Ivan Martos - sculptor. He was the author of the monument to Minin and Pozharsky in Moscow (Red Square);
  • Nikolai Kibalchich - a great inventor and a revolutionary who became the author of the scheme the world's first jet aircraft (executed him for taking part in a successful attempt on the Emperor Alexander II);
  • Alexander Dovzhenko - world famous film director;
  • Leonid Kuchma - the ex-president of independent Ukraine.

Chernihiv region often become a source of inspiration for many writers and poets. These lands were at one time earned the praise of such masters of the pen as: Shevchenko, Pushkin, Leo Tolstoy, Griboedov, Gorky, Adam Mickiewicz and others.

One of the main wonders of this area is the regional center - Chernigov. There is more than eight interesting facts inherent in this region. In this collection definitely need to include chronicle Ljubech, ancient Sednev, Nizhin educated, warlike Priluki, known worldwide Mezinskoe place Neolith period, a great number of monasteries, churches and much more.

Author Julia Salyuk

Our tours Beauty Chernihiv lands: Kozelets - Chernihiv - Sedniv and Tour of park trails Chernigiv: Trostyanets - Kachanivka do not leave you indifferent. Chernihiv region are truly a great place to relax. After visiting with us, you will be able to see all this in real!

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