Infrastructure, the facts and the figures

The territorial structure

The emblem and the flag of the region

The regional centre

Vinnitsa town

Administrative structure

27 districts and 6 towns of regional significance

Borders

Republic of Moldova

Land area of a region

26,5 thousand square kilometres

 

The emblem and the flag of Vinnitsa town

The population:

Vinnitsa region - 1, 6 million people.

Vinnitsa – 373,2 thousand people

 

 

 

 

 

THE ALTITUDE ABOVE THE SEA LEVEL is 234 meters

The maximum height is 384 meters above sea level.

 

THE AMOUNT OF PRECIPITATIONS

From 520 to 590 millimetres per year, from which about 80% fall during the warm season. The climate is moderate-continental with relatively mild winters and warm humid summers.

 

THE AVERAGE AIR TEMPERATURE

January: - 5,0 С°, July: +19,0 С°

 

THE AMOUNT OF SOLAR DAYS PER YEAR – 120

 

THE WATER RESOURCES OF THE REGION

There are such water bodies in the region: rivers, streams, water reservoirs and ponds. According to the Land Cadastre and the credentials of the Water Management Administration, the total area of land water resources is 108,258 hectares.

The region has a great number of rivers, belonging to the basins of three major rivers - the South Bug (approximately 62% of the territory), Dniester (28%) and Dnieper (10%). There are 241 rivers in the region. The largest river, which with a large extent (317 km) runs through the territory of the region and divides it into two almost equal parts, is the Southern Bug, which within the region receives 14 tributaries from the left side and the same amount from the right. To the southwest, at the border with Moldova and Chernivtsi region, the second largest river of Ukraine flows - Dniester. The rivers of the extreme northeast region, which only partially flow through the territory of the region, belong to the Dnieper River basin: Ros, Rostavytsya and Gnylopyat.

 

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE MAJOR RIVERS WITHIN THE REGION

The basin of the Dniester River

The length, km

The catchment area, km2

Murafa

163

2410

Liadova

93

748

Rusava

78

991

Nemyya

64

411

Markivka

62

899

 

The basin of Southern Bug

The length, km

The catchment area, km2

Sob

125

2840

Riv

104

1160

Savranka

97

1770

Zhar

95

1170

Desna

80

1400

Dohna

74

1280

Postolova

38

455

 

The basin of the Dnieper River

The length, km

The catchment area, km2

Ros

346

12600

Rostavytsya

116

1466

Gnylopyat

99

1312

 

 

 

Airport

Airport "Vinnitsa" is located in 2 kilometres from the Vinnitsa town and in 7.5 kilometres from the railway station of the regional centre.

The airport has the permission on the service of international flights. The length of the runway is 2500 meters, which allows operating the aircrafts such as Boeing 737 and Airbus A320.

Airport "Vinnitsa" is an important logistics project that greatly improves conditions for the realization of large-scale business projects.

 

 

Railway connection

The network of railway lines in the region is 1,124 kilometres; it connects all the major railway industrial centres of the region with the cities of Ukraine, CIS and Europe. The largest railway junctions of Vinnitsa region are the Vinnitsa town, Zhmerynka, Kozyatyn and Vapniarka.

   

 

Gas and petroleum

There are three main gas pipelines in the region: "Urengoy - Pomary - Uzhgorod", "Soyuz", "Dashava - Kyiv", which supply the natural gas to the EU; 9300 km. of the gas distribution networks are operated. In addition, the gas pipeline "Odessa - Brody" lies in the region; it has a technological gap that allows building the processing plant of crude oil at this place.