Nikolaev region, Ukraine (Mykolaiv)

The capital city of Nikolaev oblast: Nikolaev.

Nikolaev region overview

Nikolaev (Mykolaiv) region is located in the southern part of Ukraine, in the basin of the lower reach of the Southern Bug River. Nikolaev is the capital city.

Population (2014) - 1,165,000.

Land area - 24,598 sq. km. (4.07%, 14th place).

Nikolaev oblast flag

Nikolaev oblast flag

Nikolaev oblast coat of arms

Nikolaev oblast coat of arms

Nikolaev oblast map location


Nikolaev region features

The northwestern part of the region lies in the forest-steppe zone, the southeastern part - in the steppe zone, on the south the region is washed by the waters of the Black Sea.

The climate of Nikolaev region is temperate continental with mild winters and hot dry summers. The average temperature in January is minus 4 degrees Celsius, in July - plus 22 degrees Celsius.

Natural and climatic conditions are favorable for agricultural development.

The region has 19 districts, 9 cities and towns, 17 urban villages, 822 villages. About 60% of the urban population reside in Nikolaev city - an administrative, industrial and cultural center of the region.

The historical and archaeological reserve “Olvia” is located in the settlement Parutino. It preserves pieces of titled pavement, workshops, burials and Apollo temple.

Chernomorsky (“the Black Sea”) biosphere reserve is located on the territory of the region as well as a number of landscape parks.

Nikolaev province nature

Nikolaev oblast nature

Nikolaev oblast nature

Author: Alexander Batursky

Nikolaev region beautiful nature

Nikolaev region beautiful nature

Author: Alexander Batursky

Nikolaev region nature

Nikolaev region nature

Author: Alexander Batursky


Nikolaev region economy

Industry: food processing, consumer goods industry, machine-building (incl. world level shipbuilding facilities and power engines).

Agriculture: grains, sugar beets, potatoes, vegetables, sunflowers; cattle and poultry farming.

Among the favorable factors of the economic and geographical location of the region are its closeness to large industrial centers of Donetsk-Dnieper region and the outlet to the Black Sea.

Nikolaev oblast, Ukraine photos

Nikolaev region views

Nikolaev region view

Nikolaev region view

Author: Alexander Gromov

Nikolaev province view

Nikolaev province view

Author: Mykola Baranets

Nikolaev region scenery

Nikolaev region scenery

Author: Devichenko Alexander


Nikolaev region scenery

Nikolaev region sea view

Nikolaev region sea view

Author: Drizhak Konstantin

Nikolaev province landscape

Nikolaev province landscape

Author: Mikhail Kotlyarenko

Nikolaev region church

Nikolaev region church

Author: Chikov


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