Cherkasy Tourism, Ukraine

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Cherkasy (Ukrainian: Черка́си, pronounced [t͡ʃɛrˈkɑsɪ]), or Cherkassy (Russian: Черка́ссы [tɕɪrˈkasɨ]), is a city in central Ukraine. It is the capital of the Cherkasy Oblast (province), as well as the administrative center of the surrounding Cherkasky Raion (district) within the oblast. The city itself is also designated as its own separate raion within the oblast. It is not to be confused with the Russian city of Cherkassk which is on the Don River to the east. The city is the cultural, educational and industrial center of Cherkasy Oblast and Central Economical Region of Ukraine. Cherkasy has been known since the 13th century and played a great role in the history of Ukraine. Cherkasy was the center of Cossacks, citizens took part in Khmelnychchyna and Koliyivschyna (cossacks' and peasants' rebellions). The city is located on the right bank of Dnieper River (specifically at the Kremenchuk Reservoir), about 200 km (124 mi) south of the nation's capital, Kiev. The city is divided into 2 boroughs (raions): Sosnivskiy (with Orshanets village) and Pridniprovskiy. The current population of Cherkasy is 287,583 (as of 2011). In June 2011, the city celebrated its 725th anniversary.

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Facts and Stats for Cherkasy*

  • Pollution Statistics in Cherkasy

    Know the pollution level of Cherkasy before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 75 (High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 87.5 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Cherkasy: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Cherkasy for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Cherkasy.

    • Burglary and Theft 62.5 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 81.25 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 68.75 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
    • Attacks 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 68.75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 37.5 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 68.75 (High)
  • Living in Cherkasy - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 38.93 (Low)
    • Pollution Index 76.72 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 33.75 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 38.19 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.65 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Cherkasy

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Cherkasy

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.68 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.71 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 50.73 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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