Poltava is the 7th largest city of Ukraine , an industrial,scientific,cultural and agricultural centre of Ukraine. According to the territory, Poltava region occupies 28,8 thousand sq. km and takes the 7th place in Ukraine as well as exceeds the territory of more than 50 countries. The population of Poltava is 315, 000 peoples and is constantly increasing due to internal migration of the village population and student from other regions.
Among the regions of Ukraine, Poltava region is famous for its iron ore, fuel, machine-building and light industry and the agroindustrial complex with developed food industry, sugar production, grain growing, meat and milk cattle breeding.
The Poltava region specializes in oil and gas extraction, iron ore extraction, oil processing, production of lorries and railroad cars, diamond tools, stockinet, leather shoes, sophisticated clothes, butter, grain, sugar, confectionery etc.