Poltava was founded by Slavic Siveryan in the IX century, located on Ivanova mountain. The structure of Poltava consists of 25 districts, 5 cities of the regional submission, 21 towns, 1854 villages. In the city of Poltava, there are 315 thousand people. Poltava region is situated in forest zone. Forests zone mainly cover 7.4% of territory region.
Poltava Region is basically known for iron core extraction, oil and natural gas, Diamond tools, turbines, leather footwear, refined clothes, grain, sugar, Vegetable oil etc. Engineering industry, food industry, light industry, production of construction materials are the topmost brand in the city of Poltava.
Whatever agricultural production of the region is consumed in Ukraine as well as exported to other countries. Poltava Region is the leading Gas-Extraction region in Ukraine. About 40% of Ukrainian gas and tons of oil and condensate are extracted in Poltava region.
Climate of Poltava Region is Continental and temperate. The average temperature in January is 6.8 degree centigrade according to long-term observations. Summer climate is warm & dry. The July is the hottest month in Poltava. As the temperature rises to 20.9 degree centigrade above zero.
There are a lot of historic and cultural monuments, leisure activities and entertainment places in Poltava. Also, the Poltava is famous for its hospitality from time immemorial. The Poltava city is more than 12 hundred year old perceiving more beauty and shines every year.