The population of Uzhgorod district without the city of Uzhgorod is about 70,000 people. The district includes one urban type village and 64 villages. The area is almost 900 square kilometers. This is the extreme western region of Ukraine. It is on its territory that the westernmost geographical point of Ukraine is located in the village of Solomonovo. Most of the territory is occupied by the Transcarpathian plain, adjacent to the Middle Danube plain, and the highest point is Mount Danube (1018 meters). The largest rivers are Tisa, Uzh and Latoritsa.
Map of Uzhgorod district
If we look at the map, we see that there are two borders – Slovakia and Hungary. Almost 60% of the district’s population is ethnic Ukrainians, the second largest is the Hungarians, who make up almost a third of its inhabitants, and Roma, Russians, Slovaks, Byelorussians, Germans and representatives of many other nationalities also live here.
Large industrial enterprises of Jabil, Yazaki and Eurocar are located in the area, which create jobs for residents of all Transcarpathia and even other regions of Ukraine.
There are many unique landscapes in the territory of Uzhgorod created by noble Hungarian families: Uzhhorod – Laudona Park, Pidzamkovy Park; Nevitske – Wagner Park; Big Lazi – Ploteni Park; Drawing – park in 1848.
The area is growing more than 300 species of exotic plants, especially want to highlight the Japanese sakura, cypress, Himalayan pine, pavilion, magnolia.
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