Zaporizhzhia oblast


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Zaporizhia. The territory of the contemporary city was populated already in the Scythian and Sarmatian times which is evidenced by numerous archaeological finds. The most famous among them is the Voznesens'kyi hoard (8th c.). In the 15th - 18th cc. the Zaporozhian Cossacks, a powerful force resisting Tatar and Turkish invaders, ruled these lands. They were a reliable support of the Ukrainian people in the struggle against the feudal oppression. Island Khortytsia, a peculiar natural fortress, became one of the first refuges for serf runaways and centres of formation of the Zaporozhian Cossackdom.
The nature of the island is unique. Here grows almost 1,000 species of plants, 560 of them are representatives of wild growing flora. Rocks and gullies are an inseparable feature of the island. Many legends are associated with >>>>


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