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Guida turistica Zaporizhia
Zaporozhye is the cradle of Zaporizhian Cossacks, whose glory is well-known outside Ukraine. The city of Zaporozhye is more 200 years old and is situated about 600 km South-East of Kiev- Ukraine’s capital. The population is 815,000. The city is built on the wide plains along both banks of the mighty and ancient Dnieper River, which gives Zaporozhye a unique atmosphere.
A most remarkable sight and the pride of Zaporozhye's citizens is Khortitsa Island, which is the custodian of an antiquity reserve museum and a nature reserve popular with weekend visitors. Khortytsia, the largest island on the Dnieper as well as the largest Hydro Rower Plant on this river, DNEPROGES, which are closely connected with the history of this country.
In the south part of Zaporozhye is washed by warm waters of the Azov Sea well-known for its health resorts and summer recreation facilities.