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Coordinates: 46°58′0″N, 32°00′0″E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

Mykolaiv
Миколаїв
Mykolayiv, view of Namyv microdistrict.
Official coat of arms of Mykolaiv
Coat of arms
Location
Location of  Mykolaiv  (orange)
Map of Ukraine with Mykolaiv highlighted.
Government
Country
Oblast
Raion
Ukraine
Mykolaiv Oblast
Mykolaiv City Municipality
Founded 1789
City rights 1789
Mayor Volodymyr Chaika
Geographical characteristics
Area
 - City

259.83 km²
Population
 - City (01-01-04)
   - Density

509,900
  1,959/km²
Coordinates 46°58′0″N, 32°00′0″E
Other Information
Postal Code 54000
Dialing Code +380 512
Sister cities Rzeszów
Website: mykolayiv.osp-ua.info

Mykolaiv (Ukrainian: Миколаїв, Russian: Никола́ев, translit. Nikolayev; also referred to as or Mykolayiv, Nikolaev, or Nikolayev) is a major city in southern Ukraine. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1516x1024, 1545 KB) Mykolayiv, Ukraine. ... Microdistrict, or microraion (Russian: ; Chinese: 小区; Pinyin: XiÇŽoqÅ«), is a residential compound—a primary structural element of the residential area construction used in the Soviet Union, other former Warsaw pact countries, and the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 532 pixel Image in higher resolution (1200 × 798 pixel, file size: 80 KB, MIME type: image/png) Description = Mykolaiv geographical position Source = own work, Skluesener Date = 20. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... Ukraine is subdivided into 24 oblasts (Ukrainian singular: область, oblast; plural області, oblasti), one autonomous republic (автономна республіка, avtonomna respublika), and... A raion (or rayon) (Russian and Ukrainian: ; Belarusian раён; Azeri: rayon, Latvian: rajons, Georgian: , raioni) is one of two kinds of administrative subdivisions in languages of some post-Soviet states: a subnational entity and a subdivision of a city. ... Mykolayiv Oblast (Миколаївська область, Mykolaivs’ka oblast’ or Миколаївщина, Mykolaivshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast of Ukraine. ... 1789 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1789 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Ukrainian postal codes consist of five digits. ... A telephone numbering plan is a system that allows subscribers to make and receive telephone calls across long distances. ... For the 1997 film, see Twin Town Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm, Germany Town twinning is a concept whereby towns or cities in geographically and politically distinct areas are paired with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ... Rzeszów ( ) is a city in south-eastern Poland with a population of 164,000 (2005), granted a town charter in 1354, the capital of the Subcarpathian Voivodeship (since 1999), previously of Rzeszów Voivodeship (1945-1998). ... There exist many possible systems for transliterating the Cyrillic alphabet of the Russian language to English or the Latin alphabet. ... The city of Chicago, as seen from the sky A city is an urban area that is differentiated from a town, village, or hamlet by size, population density, importance, or legal status. ...


The city is located 65 kilometers from the Black Sea along the estuary of the Southern Buh river (where it meets the Inhul River) at around 46°58′N, 32°0′E. Population 514,000 (as of 2001 Ukrainian Census). A kilometer (Commonwealth spelling: kilometre), symbol: km is a unit of length in the metric system equal to 1,000 metres (from the Greek words χίλια (khilia) = thousand and μέτρο (metro) = count/measure). ... NASA satellite image of the Black Sea Map of the Black Sea The Black Sea is an inland sea between southeastern Europe and Anatolia that is actually a distant arm of the Atlantic Ocean by way of the Mediterranean Sea. ... Estuaries and coastal waters are among the most productive ecosystems on Earth, providing ecological, economic, cultural, and aesthetic benefits. ... The Southern Buh, Bug, or Boh River (Південний Буг, Pivdennyi Buh in Ukrainian; Hipanis in ancient Greek) is entirely located in Ukraine. ... Inhul (Ingul) is a river of Ukraine. ... The first Ukrainian Census after the dissolution of the Soviet Union was carried out by State Statistics Committee of Ukraine on December 5, 2001, twelve years after the last All-Union census in 1989. ...

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Administrative status

It is the administrative center of the Mykolaiv Oblast (province), as well as of both the Mykolaivsky and Zhovtnevy raions (districts) within the oblast. However, Mykolaiv is a city of oblast subordinance, thus being subject directly to the oblast authorities rather to the raion administration housed in the city itself. In politics a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has an alternative meaning based on an alternative meaning of capital) is the principal city or town associated with its government. ... Mykolayiv Oblast (Миколаївська область, Mykolaivs’ka oblast’ or Миколаївщина, Mykolaivshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast of Ukraine. ... Oblast (Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasÅ¥, Russian and Ukrainian: , Belarusian: , Bulgarian: о́бласт) refers to a subnational entity in some countries. ... A raion (or rayon) (Russian and Ukrainian: ; Belarusian раён; Azeri: rayon, Latvian: rajons, Georgian: , raioni) is one of two kinds of administrative subdivisions in languages of some post-Soviet states: a subnational entity and a subdivision of a city. ... Ukraine is subdivided into 24 oblasts (Ukrainian singular: область, oblast; plural області, oblasti), one autonomous republic (автономна республіка, avtonomna respublika), and two cities with special status (singular місто зі спеціальним статусом, misto zi spetsialnym statusom). ...


History

The town was founded in 1789 by the Russian Governor General of Novorossiya Knyaz Potemkin initially as a shipyard called simply a New Shipyard on the Ingul river. Knyaz Potemkin signed an order to construct a shipyard on April 27, 1789, which is considered to be a city birth date. The shipyard was to serve for the repair of the Russian Navy ships in the Russo-Turkish war. Later Potemkin ordered the shipyard to be named Nikolaev to commemorate the date of fall of Ochakov to the Russian troops under his command on December 6, 1788, close to the day of Saint Nicholas (Nikolay) December 19, in the Russian Orthodox Church. 1789 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Guberniya (Russian: ) (also gubernia, guberniia, gubernya) was a major administrative subdivision of the Imperial Russia, usually translated as governorate or province. ... Novorossiya (Russian: , literally New Russia) is a historic area now mostly located in southern Ukraine, and partially in southern Russia. ... Kniaz’ or knyaz is a word found in some Slavic languages, denoting a nobility rank. ... Prince Grigori Aleksandrovich Potemkin (Russian: Григорий Александрович Потемкин) (September 13, 1739 (NS: September 24) – October 5, 1791 (NS: October 16)) was a Russian... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... The Russian Navy (Russian: Военно-Морской Флот (ВМФ) - Voyenno- Morskoy Flot (VMF) or Military Maritime Fleet) is the naval arm of the Russian armed forces. ... The Russo-Turkish War of 1787-1792 was a futile attempt by the Ottoman Empire to regain lands lost to Russia in the course of the Russo-Turkish War, 1768-1774. ... Ochakov (Crimean Tatar/Turkish: Özi) is a town in Mykolaiv (Nikolaev) Oblast, in southern Ukraine, located near the site of ancient Greek colony of Olbia. ... December 6 is the 340th day (341st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1788 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Saint Nicholas (Greek: , Agios Nikolaos, victory of the people) is the common name for Saint Nicholas, Bishop of Myra (in modern day Antalya province, Turkey), who had a reputation for secret gift-giving, but is now commonly identified with Santa Claus. ... The Russian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (Russian: ), also known as the Orthodox Christian Church of Russia, is that body of Christians who are united under the Patriarch of Moscow, who in turn is in communion with the other patriarchs and primates of the Eastern Orthodox Church. ...

View of the Lenin Prospekt.
View of the Lenin Prospekt.

The history of the city has always been closely connected to the ship building. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Shipbuilding is the construction of ships. ...


The only Russian Navy aircraft carrier currently in commission, Admiral Flota Sovetskogo Soyuza Kuznetsov, was built in Mykolaiv. The Russian Navy (Russian: Военно-Морской Флот (ВМФ) - Voyenno- Morskoy Flot (VMF) or Military Maritime Fleet) is the naval arm of the Russian armed forces. ... Four aircraft carriers, (front-to-back) Principe de Asturias, amphibious assault carrier USS Wasp, supercarrier USS Forrestal and light V/STOL carrier HMS Invincible, showing size differences. ... Admiral Flota Sovetskogo Soyuza Kuznetsov (originally named Tbilisi and then Leonid Brezhnev[1]) is an aircraft carrier (heavy aircraft carrying cruiser (TAVKR) in Russian classification) serving as the flagship of the Russian Navy. ...


Economy

Today Mykolaiv is a major ship building center of Ukraine (as, earlier, of the whole Soviet Union) and an important riverport. The city has 3 major shipyards some of which are capable of building large navy ships. Other important industries are mechanical engineering, power engineering, metallurgy and cosmetics. Categories: Stub | Commercial item transport and distribution | Transportation ... Small shipyard in Klaksvík (Faroe Islands), reparing fishing vessels Dockyards and shipyards are places which repair and build ships. ... The multinational Combined Task Force One Five Zero (CTF-150) The British Grand Fleet, the supreme naval force of World War I A rare occurrence of a 5-country multinational fleet, during Operation Enduring Freedom in the Oman Sea. ... Mechanical engineers design and build engines and power plants. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Metallurgy is a domain of materials science and of materials engineering that studies the physical and chemical behavior of metallic elements, their intermetallic compounds, and their mixtures, which are called alloys. ... For other uses, see Cosmetic. ...

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External links

Mykolaiv travel guide from Wikitravel


Wikitravel is a project to create an open content, complete, up-to-date, and reliable world-wide travel guide. ... // WikiMapia is an online map resource that combines Google Maps with a wiki system, allowing users to add information (in the form of a note) to any location on the globe. ...

COA of Mykolaiv Oblast Administrative divisions of Mykolaiv Oblast, Ukraine Flag of Ukraine

Raions: Arbuzynskyi | Bashtanskyi | Berezanskyi | Bereznehuvatskyi | Bratskyi | Bradiivskyi | Domanivskyi | Kazankivskyi | Kryvoozerskyi | Mykolaivskyi | Novobuzkyi | Novoodeskyi | Ochakivskyi | Pervomaiskyi | Snihurivskyi | Veselynivskyi | Voznesenskyi | Vradiyivskyi | Yelanetskyi | Zhovtnevyi Image File history File links Mykolajiw-oblast-COA.png File links The following pages link to this file: Mykolaiv Oblast Mykolaiv Ochakiv Nova Odesa Template:Cities in Mykolaiv Oblast ... Mykolayiv Oblast (Миколаївська область, Mykolaivs’ka oblast’ or Миколаївщина, Mykolaivshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast of Ukraine. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... See rayon for the textile made of processed cellulose. ...

Cities: Bashtanka | Mykolaiv | Novyi Buh | Nova Odesa | Ochakiv | Pervomaisk | Snihurivka | Voznesensk | Yuzhnoukrainsk Ukraine is subdivided into 24 oblasts (Ukrainian singular: область, oblast; plural області, oblasti), one autonomous republic (автономна республіка, avtonomna respublika), and two cities with special status (singular місто зі спеціальним статусом, misto zi spetsialnym statusom). ... Bashtanka (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Mykolaiv Oblast, Ukraine. ... Novyi Buh (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Mykolaiv Oblast, Ukraine. ... Nova Odesa is a town in Mykolaiv Oblast of Ukraine. ... Ochakiv (Russian: ; Crimean Tatar/Turkish: Özi) is a town of 16900 inhabitants in Mykolaiv (Nikolaev) Oblast of southern Ukraine, located on a peninsula on the shores of the Black Sea, at the entrance to the estuary of the Dnieper, and opposite to Kinburn. ... Pervomaisk (Ukrainian: ) ( ) is a city in Mykolaiv Oblast, Ukraine. ... Snihurivka (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Mykolaiv Oblast, Ukraine. ... Ivanovo (Russian: Ива́ново) is the administrative center of Ivanovo Oblast, Russia. ... Yuzhnoukrainsk (Ukrainian: ) is a city in Mykolaiv Oblast, Ukraine. ...

Urban-type settlements: Arbuzynka | Berezanka | Bereznehuvate | Bratske | Domanivka | Kazanka | Kostiantynivka | Kryve Ozero | Kudriavtsivka | Oleksandrivka | Olshanske | Pervomayske | Pidhorodna | Veselynove | Voskresenske | Vradiyivka | Yelanets | more... Urban-type settlement (Russian: , posyolok gorodskogo tipa; Ukrainian: , selyshche miskoho typu; abbreviated as in Russian and as in Ukrainian) is an official designation for a certain type of urban settlements used in some of the countries of the former Soviet Union. ... As of January 1, 2006 there are 886 urban-type settlements (Ukrainian: , translit. ...

Villages: more... Masouleh village, Gilan Province, Iran. ...


Coat of arms of Ukraine Ukraine Flag of Ukraine
Administrative divisions of Ukraine:
Cherkasy Oblast | Chernihiv Oblast | Chernivtsi Oblast | Autonomous Republic of Crimea | Dnipropetrovsk Oblast | Donetsk Oblast | Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast | Kharkiv Oblast | Kherson Oblast | Khmelnytskyi Oblast | Kiev City | Kiev Oblast | Kirovohrad Oblast | Luhansk Oblast | Lviv Oblast | Mykolaiv Oblast | Odessa Oblast | Poltava Oblast | Rivne Oblast | Sevastopol City | Sumy Oblast | Ternopil Oblast | Vinnytsia Oblast | Volyn Oblast | Zakarpattia Oblast | Zaporizhia Oblast | Zhytomyr Oblast
Administrative centers of subdivision units:
Cherkasy | Chernihiv | Chernivtsi | Dnipropetrovsk | Donetsk | Ivano-Frankivsk | Kharkiv | Kherson | Khmelnytskyi | Kiev | Kirovohrad | Luhansk | Lutsk | Lviv | Mykolaiv | Odessa | Poltava | Rivne | Sevastopol | Simferopol | Sumy | Ternopil | Uzhhorod | Vinnytsia | Zaporizhia | Zhytomyr

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