Kherson in Ukraine

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Kherson is a port city in Ukraine that serves as the administrative centre of Kherson Oblast. Located by the Black Sea and on the Dnieper River, Kherson is the home to a major shipbuilding industry and is a regional economic centre. It had a population of 280.000 in 2022. At the beginning of 2023, the remaining population was estimated at around 40,000 people.

From March to November 2022, the city was occupied by Russian forces during their invasion of Ukraine (Russo-Ukrainian War). Ukrainian forces recaptured the city on 11 November 2022. In June 2023, the city was flooded following the destruction of the nearby Kakhovka Dam.

Kherson Arts Museum © Oleksandr Malyon/cc-by-sa-4.0 Kherson District Court © Oleksandr Malyon/cc-by-sa-4.0 Kherson Railway Station © Olaffpomona Maritime College building of Kherson State Maritime Academy © Oleksandr Malyon/cc-by-sa-4.0 © Mitte27/cc-by-sa-4.0 St. Catherine's Cathedral © Oleksandr Malyon/cc-by-sa-4.0
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Maritime College building of Kherson State Maritime Academy © Oleksandr Malyon/cc-by-sa-4.0
Among the main sights are:

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