Yuzhnoukrainsk - modern city on the banks of the ancient river

The city is located 125 kilometers from the regional center in the northern part of Mykolaiv region.

Yuzhnoukrainsk stands in the picturesque steppe zone on the left bank of the Southern Bug river, 153 kilometers from its estuary.

In the XVIII century there was the center of the Bugogardova Palanka (administrative unit) of Zaporizhian Army and the ferry functioned across the Southern Bug river.

The town of Yuzhnoukrainsk was founded in 1976 on the southern outskirts of the ancient village of Kostiantynivka.

Initially the settlement was called Kostiantynivka-2, but later it was given its present name - the city of Yuzhnoukrainsk.

The architects tried to reconstruct the unique Budapest design and build a modern and beautiful city on the banks of an ancient river.

Yuzhnoukrainsk - one of the youngest Ukrainian cities

Today Yuzhnoukrainsk is home to about forty-two thousand people with an average age of thirty years. This town can rightfully be called one of the youngest Ukrainian cities.

It was decided to build Yuzhnoukrainsk on the coastal slopes of the Southern Bug, as it was an ideal place for the construction of a nuclear power plant.

Currently, the town has six industrial plants that produce distribute electrical energy.

The South Ukrainian nuclear power plant - is a modern energy company, that plays a fundamental and very important role in the social and economic development of the city and the region.

The town of Yuzhnoukrainsk and its surroundings - is a modern continuation of the historical glory of Zaporozhian Cossacks and famous Bugogardova Palanka, which was located on the banks of the Bug river in the 16th-18th centuries.

Not far from Yuzhnoukrainsk there is the "Bugski Guard" reserve, which is called “the pearl of the steppe of Mykolaiv region”. Every year picturesque places with sheer cliffs attract climbers, rafting enthusiasts and fans of extreme sports.