Wo liegt Charkow?
The second largest city of Ukraine located in the North-East of the country and is Kharkiv, named after its legendary founder, the Cossack It. Kharkiv (Russian Kharkov, English Kharkov) emerges from a fortress built in the 17th century to protect against the Crimean Tatars entering Russia.
In the 18th century, the city grew rapidly into the governor’s capital of the Russian tsarist empire. Even then, their prosperity was fed from the trade, which numerous civic houses and villas still testify today.
Wo ist Charkow?
At the beginning of the 20th century Kharkiv was the capital of the Ukrainian Soviet republic and became a drawing board and experimental field for the young Soviet Union, which is still reflected in the architectural face of the city.
In addition to Art Nouveau buildings and buildings in the Stalinist Pseudorealism, also known as Sugar Bakery style, the Soviet state presented here its world political ambitions in the Form of a huge square, which is today called Freedom Square and is considered the largest square in Europe. He is flanked by the imposing buildings of the University and of the house of State industry, (Derzhprom).