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Pechers'k or Pechersk (Ukrainian: Печерськ) is a neighborhood in Kiev (Kyiv), the capital of Ukraine, located on the hills adjoining the right bank of the Dnieper river. Also, the Pecherskyi Raion (Ukrainian: Печерський район) is an administrative district (raion) of the Kiev city. Pechersk is the most important cultural area of the city and is the location of the legendary Kiev Pechersk Lavra (Kiev Monastery of the Caves), from which it received its name (Pechera in Ukrainian means a cave). Many other historical and architectural monuments are situated here. Motto: Oblast Municipality Municipal government City council (Київська Міська рада) Mayor Oleksandr Omelchenko Area 800 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 2,642,486 100% 3,299/km² Founded City rights around 5th century 1487 Latitude Longitude 50°27′ N 30°30′ E Area code +380 44 Car plates  ? Twin towns Athenes, Brussels, Budapest... Length 2,290 km Elevation of the source - m Average discharge 1670 m³/s Area watershed 516,300 km² Origin Russia Mouth Black Sea Basin countries Russia, Belarus, Ukraine The Dnieper River (Russian: Днепр/Dnepr; Belarusian: Дняпро/Dnyapro; Ukrainian: Дніпро/Dnipro) is a river (2,290 km length) which flows... See rayon for the textile made of processed cellulose. ... Kievo-Pecherskaya Lavra, 1972 Kiev Pechersk Lavra or Monastery, also known as Kiev Monastery on the Caves, (Ukrainian: ; Russian: ), is an ancient underground, cave monastery in Kiev. ...


Since 1930s, Pechersk is also the political center of the city and houses many branches of the Government of Ukraine, as well as the city government. The Verkhovna Rada (Parliament), the offices of the president, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (formerly the Ukrainian SSR cabinet), the Supreme Court of Ukraine are located on the hills. Many other administrative and educational facilities are situated in the district. There are also few picturesque parks. The Lobanovs'kyi Dynamo Stadium, the home ground of the Dynamo Kyiv football club, is also located in Pechersk. // Events and trends The 1930s were spent struggling for a solution to the global depression. ... Ukraine is a democracy under a semi-presidential system with separate legislative, executive, and judicial branches. ... Verkhovna Rada. ... The debating chamber or hemicycle of the European Parliament in Brussels. ... The President of Ukraine (in Ukrainian, Президент України, Prezydent Ukrayiny) is the head of state and acts in its name. ... The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine is the highest body in the system of bodies of executive power of Ukraine. ... State motto: Пролетарі всіх країн, єднайтеся! Official language None. ... A Cabinet is a body of high-ranking members of government, typically representing the executive branch. ... The Supreme Court of Ukraine (in Ukrainian, Верховний Суд України) is the highest judicial body in the system of courts of general jurisdiction in Ukraine. ... Club Crest FC Dynamo Kyiv (Ukrainian: ФК Динамо Київ, formerly Dinamo Kiev) is the main professional football club in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv. ...


After the declaration of Ukrainian independence in 1991, Pechersk retained and developed its role also becoming a luxury residential area with increased security. The few large industrial companies located in the district are considering to move elsewhere pocketing a significant profit from the real estate they hold from the times of the Soviet Ukraine (see Kiev Arsenal factory). 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A luxury good is a good at the highest end of the market in terms of quality and price. ... Kiev Arsenal factory (Ukrainian and Russian: Завод Арсенал ; Zavod Arsenal) is one of the oldest and most famous industrial factories of the Ukrainian capital Kiev. ...


One should note that "Pechersk" often refers to the number of smaller and more distinct historical neighborhoods of Kiev, included in the administrative Pechersk Raion, and only one of such small neighborhoods itself bears the name "Pechersk". For example, the premises of Verkhovna Rada and the president are located in the Lypky (Lipki) historical district, located in the triangle between the Hrushevska, Bankivska and Shovkovychna Streets. Motto: Oblast Municipality Municipal government City council (Київська Міська рада) Mayor Oleksandr Omelchenko Area 800 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 2,642,486 100% 3,299/km² Founded City rights around 5th century 1487 Latitude Longitude 50°27′ N 30°30′ E Area code +380 44 Car plates  ? Twin towns Athenes, Brussels, Budapest...


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