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Kharkiv Kharkov. Pop. 1,449,000. Currency - Hryvnia (UAH). Language – Ukrainian (with Russian as a second language). Time Zone GMT + 2 hours. Main airport – Kharkiv International Airport HRK. Best Time to go – generally the best time is late spring, especially during the month of May. Kharkiv is the second-largest city in Ukraine and is located in the northeastern region of the country. It traces its origins back to 1654 and at one time was the capital of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic until that function was transferred to Kiev. Despite losing capital status the city has evolved into a major cultural, scientific, educational, transport and industrial centre of Ukraine, with 60 scientific institutes, 30 establishments of higher education, 6 museums, 7 theatres and 80 libraries. Kharkiv has developed a particular specialism in machinery and engineering and the city is home to large industrial companies including - Morozov Design Bureau, Khartron, and the Malyshev Tank Factory where the famous T-34 Soviet battle tank of the Second World War designed and built. Kharkiv was indirectly referenced in the Movie 2012 as the large aircraft featured in the film was an Antonov An-225, the world’s heaviest aircraft, is assembled in the city. The city is also very sports orientated and it was chosen as a venue for the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship with group games played at the Metalist Stadium, the home of FC Metalist Kharkiv. Other sites to see include -Schevchenko Park, Kharkiv State Academy of Culture, Marshal Zhukov Avenue, Chapel of Saint Tatiana, Dynamovska Street, Monument Yaroslav the Wise, Kharkiv Circus, and the T-34 memorial.
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Irish Apartments Kharkiv Ukraine
Each of the rooms at this fine 4-star hotel feature superior amenities. Guests will find television, shower, internet access – LAN waiting in each room. Safety deposit boxes, laundry service/dry cleaning, room service are some of the extra comforts you'll find at this Kharkiv hotel.
Metalist Stadium Kharkiv Ukraine - wikipedia
Oblast Sports Complex "Metalist" commonly known as Metalist Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Kharkov, Ukraine. It is currently used chiefly for football matches and is the home of FC Metalist Kharkiv. The stadium, which was chosen as a venue for Euro 2012, currently seats 38,633.