"Kherson..... what can I say...." Kherson by Lensa
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I can tell you a lot about Kherson...
I was born there. My grandparents lived there. Still I have relatives who live in Kherson nowdays. And finally I studied in Kherson for 5 years. And it wasn't just only education... it was a huge life experience. But I don't regret it.
A lot of people call it a bandits' city. Hmm... There's some truth in it. But still, don't scratch this little city of your travel list. Maybe you'll like it....
Kherson is quite an old city. It was founded by a decree by Ekaterina II in June 18, 1778 with the aim to defend the south part of the Russian empire. LIves of Potyomkin-Tavrichesky, Hannibal, admiral Mordvinov and admiral Ushakov were closely connected with the history of Kherson.
Kherson is a city of two ports: the River and the Sea ports. It is situated on the high right bank of the river Dnipro. It is the area where the Dnipro runs into many branches and forms many islands.
Population: approx 375,000
Territory: about 100 square km
Climate: moderate continental
The city's large railway junction connects Kherson with Moscow, Dnepropetrovsk, Sevastopol, Kharkov, Simferopol and other cities.
There are a lot of nice parks in the city.
Kherson region is very famous for its rich soil. It's a huge agricultural area. Industrial centre specializing in ship-building, agricultural machine-building, and canning industry.
You can read more about Kherson at http://www.city.kherson.ua/index/index_h.html
If you search for Kherson via Internet search engines, you'll mostly find adds about marriage agencies or Kherson girls..... and it is sad... and it 'll give you a little understanding of Kherson life............................................
- Pros:Slowly developing
- Cons:Poor city
- In a nutshell:I was born here
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