Mykolaiv Tourism, Ukraine

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Mykolaiv (Ukrainian: Миколаїв Ukrainian pronunciation: [mɪkoˈɫɑjiw]), also known as Nikolaev (from Russian Николаев), is a city in southern Ukraine, the administrative center of the Mykolaiv Oblast. Mykolaiv is arguably the main ship building center of the Black Sea. Aside from its three shipyards within the city, there are located a number of research centers specializing in shipbuilding such as the State Research and Design Shipbuilding Center, Zoria-Mashproekt and others.Population: 494,763 (2015 est.) The city is an important transportation junction of Ukraine (sea port, commercial port, river port, highway and railway junction, airport). Mykolaiv's orderly layout reflects the fact that its development has been well planned from the founding of the city. Its main streets, including the three main east–west Avenues, (including Lenin Prospect shown in the photo on the right) are very wide and tree lined. A significant part of Mykolaiv's land area consists of beautiful parks. Park Peremohy (Victory) is a large park on the peninsula just north of the city center of Mykolaiv, on the north side of the Inhul river.


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Facts and Stats for Mykolaiv*

  • Pollution Statistics in Mykolaiv

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

    • Air Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 100 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 87.5 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 62.5 (High)
  • Mykolaiv: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 68.75 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 65.63 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 65.63 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 53.13 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 67.86 (High)
    • Attacks 68.75 (High)
    • Drug offense 90.63 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 84.38 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 60.71 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 84.38 (Very High)
  • Living in Mykolaiv - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Mykolaiv is 104.73 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 24.78 (Low)
    • Climate Index 77.28 (High)
    • Pollution Index 61.21 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 11 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 26.4 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 48.15 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 14.45 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 26.79 (Very Low)
    • 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 Mykolaiv

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.3 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 41.27 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 74.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 61.42 USD

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

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