Kherson is situated in the Southern Ukraine, half-way between Simferopol (Crimea) and Odessa (by appr. 250 km. from both cities). Because of the location (situated near the connection of Dnieper with the sea), city is a big port on the Black sea and Dnieper river (Dnipro river). City is the administrative center of Kherson oblast. Population is near 330,000 inhabitants.
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