Chernihiv City Council
Information about the city
Mayor of Chernihiv: Atroshenko Vladyslav Anatoliyovych
CHERNIGIV is a city, regional and district center of Ukraine. A river port on the right bank of the Desna River. Junction of railway and road roads. It is divided into 2 urban districts: Desnyanskyi and Novozavodskyi.
Chernihiv is an ancient Slavic city, which began to form, according to archaeological data, at the end of the 7th century. It was the center of the Eastern Slavic tribe of Severians at the end of the 9th century. became part of Kyivan Rus'. It was first mentioned in the annals under the year 907. In the years 1024-1239, Chernihiv was the economic and political center of the Chernihiv-Siver Principality. At the end of the 12th century occupied an area of more than 200 hectares. At that time, the Spassky Cathedral, Illinska, Pyatnitska and other churches were built. In 1239, the city was destroyed by the hordes of Batia. Since 1623, Chernihiv received Magdeburg rights.
As a result of the reunification of Ukraine with Russia in 1654, Chernihiv became part of the Russian state. Since 1782, it has been the center of the Chernihiv Governorship, since 1797, of the Little Russian Province, and since 1802, of the Chernihiv Province.
Chernihiv is one of the significant centers of the development of Old Slavic education and culture, which is associated with a number of folklore works, in particular epics and legends. Here the chronicles were kept, parish schools operated. In 1689, a Slavic-Latin school began to function, on the basis of which the Chernihiv Collegium was opened in 1700. Since 1679, a printing house has been operating in the city. At this time, the architectural complexes of the Yeletsky, Uspensky, and Trinity-Illinsky monasteries were formed, the Catherine Church, Lyzoguba's house, and others were built.
Until 1925, Chernihiv was the center of the province, then it was the center of the Chernihiv district, and since 1932 it was the regional center. During the Great Patriotic War, during the German-fascist occupation, underground organizations operated in the city. Chernihiv was liberated on September 21, 1943 as a result of the Chernihiv-Pripyat operation.
The modern city is an industrial center with a developed industry, construction industry, transport and energy economy. The leading branches of industry are light, chemical, engineering and food. Chernihiv is an important cultural center of Ukraine. The city has 42 secondary schools, 2 music, art and 2 art schools, 8 vocational and technical educational institutions, 4 higher educational institutions of III-II levels of accreditation. There are 25 libraries, the city Palace of Culture, the Palace of Culture of Artistic Creativity of Children, Youth and Youth, 2 cinemas, 3 state theaters - the regional academic Ukrainian music and drama theater named after T.G. Shevchenko, regional youth theater, regional children's (puppet) theater named after O.P. Dovzhenka The regional philharmonic center of festivals and concert programs, the regional historical museum named after V. V. Tarnovskyi, literary and memorial museum-reserve of M. M. Kotsyubynskyi, art museum, National architectural and historical reserve "Chernihiv ancient", Central park of culture and recreation.
Among the architectural monuments that have survived to this day are the Spassky and Assumption Cathedrals, the Trinity-Illinsky Monastery, the Pyatnytskyi Church, the Borysoglibskyi Cathedral, the Lyzoguba House, the collegium building, the Catherine and Resurrection Churches, the houses of the archbishop, the governor, and others. The city has many monuments to outstanding figures of national history and culture, in particular T.G. Shevchenko, M.M. Kotsyubynskyi, L.I. Hlebov, as well as to the fallen defenders of the Fatherland. In 1965, a Memorial of Glory was built on the Boldin Mountains, where the Eternal Flame burns.
The life and activity of many Ukrainian cultural figures are connected with Chernihiv. T.G. Shevchenko, A.S. Pushkin, N.V. Gogol, M.I. Glinka, M.V. Lysenko visited Chernihiv. Marko Vovchok, L.I. Hlibov, B.D. Grinchenko, G.I. Uspensky, M.M. Kotsyubinsky, V.I. Samilenko, M.K. Voronoy, G.G. Verevka, S.V. Vilkonsky, E.V. Bogoslovsky lived and worked here. Here M.K. Zankovetska, P.G. Tychyna, V.M. Blakytnyi, I.A. Kocherha, Oleksa Desniak and many others began their creative career.
The Chernihiv City Council cooperates with the Public Union "Ukrainian Fund for Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving" within the framework of the cooperation (partnership) agreement dated June 10, 2022.
Deadline for offers: 31 December 2023