Where is Nikolaev located?
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The names of some cities are more like the names of any famous people. So, the Ukrainian town Nikolaev sounds very similar to the last name, but it has nothing to do with it. And where is Nikolaev, and what is remarkable connected him with Nikolai, we will consider further.
Nikolaev is located in the southern part of Ukraine and is the main cityNikolaev region. The city occupies a peninsula that is washed by two main rivers - the Southern Bug and the Ingul. Basically in Nikolaev are represented steppe landscapes. Besides, in Nikolaev the set of reserves is located.
In addition to the natural component of the city, it is also worth noting the cultural one. Nikolaev has a rich history since the time of Grigory Potemkin and bears its name in honor of St. Nicholas, who helped the Russian army win with the Turks for the fortress of Ochakov. This was a very important event in the Russian-Turkish campaign.