Where is Kherson Located?
Kherson is located in Ukraine in the time zone Europe / Kiev. Places of interest near Chornobayivka, Tsyurupyns’k and Komyshany.
What Country is Kherson in?
Since the time of Tsar Peter I., Russia has been pursuing an aggressive expansion policy. Target also the North coast of the Black sea, the Dnieper estuary and the Crimea are. After several wars with varying success, the year 1774 finally sees Catherine II as the winner of the Ottomans. Russia, which is understood as the Third Rome, now dominates the mouths of Bug, Dnepr and Don. For the protection of the conquered, fortifications are built, such as the Alexanderschanze on the Right Bank of the Dnieper near the mouth of the river. Then, in 1778, it became the fortress and shipyard of Kherson, the cradle of the Russian Black Sea Fleet.