The city of Zhytomyr is not a part of Zhytomyr Raion: the city itself is designated as its own separate raion within the oblast; moreover Zhytomyr consists of two so-called "raions in a city": Bohunskyi Raion and Koroliovskyi Raion (named in honour of Sergey Korolyov). Zhytomyr occupies an area of 65 square kilometres (25 square miles).
Zhytomyr National Agroecological University is the only agrarian higher educational institution of ecological bias in Ukraine and the only University with National status in Zhytomyr oblast. The University is the basic institution providing the majority of national economy branches in Ukrainian Polissya with specialists (Zhytomyr, Rivne and Volyn oblasts)..
The city of Zhytomyr is not a part of Zhytomyr Raion: the city itself is designated as its own separate raion within the oblast; moreover Zhytomyr consists of two so-called "raions in a city": Bohunskyi Raion and Koroliovskyi Raion (named in honour of Sergey Korolyov).
Zhytomyr is located about 140 km west of Kyiv, among the unique natural landscapes. From all sides the city is surrounded by forests, several rivers flow through it. There are a lot of parks and public gardens in the city. The climate in Zhytomyr is temperate continental, with humid summers and mild winters. The average temperature in July is plus 18.9 degrees Celsius, in January - minus 5.7 degrees Celsius.
In Zhytomyr on the other side of the street (vulytsia Dmytrivska) from the house where Sergei Korolev was born is the Korolev Memorial Astronautical Museum (Wikidata). Portrayals in fiction. The first portrayal of Korolev in Soviet cinema was made in the 1972 film Taming of the Fire, in which Korolev was played by Kirill Lavrov.
In 1804, Zhytomyr became the administrative center of the Volyn province. The town became a relatively large center of trade in timber, livestock, hops, and other goods. The town became a relatively large center of trade in timber, livestock, hops, and other goods.
Dedicated to the fallen soldiers of WWII, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Park Vichnoyi Slavy, remain one of Kyiv's most recognized landmarks. It is located near "Glory Square". The focal point of this park is a 27-metre high obelisk dedicated to eternal glory and located next to the eternal flame.
Zhytomyr was also the location of Ozerne airbase, a key Cold War strategic aircraft base 11 kilometres (6.8 miles) southeast of the city. Important economic activities of Zhytomyr include lumber milling, food processing, granite quarrying, metalworking, and the manufacture of musical instruments.
Saint Sophia's Cathedral (Ukrainian: Кафедральний собор св. Софії) is a Catholic temple that serves as the principal church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Kyiv-Zhytomyr, Ukraine. The temple was built between 1746 and 1748 and was founded by Bishop Samuel Jan Ozga.
In the city of Zhytomyr is St. Michael`s Cathedral, which recently celebrated 150 years.. Church erected at his own expense merchant Michael Habotin. For this purpose it took to fill the marsh, to get permission of local authorities and to bring all the building material.
Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Cathedral in Zhytomyr is a Christian congregation serving the Zhytomyr community and seeking, engaging, and encouraging others through a life-changing Christian journey. Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Cathedral in Zhytomyr, Zhytomyr seeks to be a loving, friendly community that worships God, and serves others.