Sumy, Ukraine

🇺🇦 Sumy is a city in north-eastern Ukraine, and the capital of Sumy Oblast. Sumy also serves as the administrative centre of Sumy Raion of Sumy oblast. Sumy is administratively incorporated as a city of oblast significance and does not belong to the raion.

Enterprises Building of Sumy Engineering Science and Production Association • Sumy Engineering Science and Production Association (formerly Frunze factory) • Sumykhimprom, a major chemical factory • others

Infrastructure • There is a Sumy Airport in the city. Built in 1978, since 2006 it has been an international airport and received flights from outside Ukraine. • There are several railway stations in the city, two of which serve passenger trains. All stations are part of the UZ regional branch Southern Railways. Sumy railway station also is headquarters of one of four territorial subdivisions of the Southern Railways and conducts supervision over some other 45 stations in Sumy, Poltava, and Kharkiv oblasts. • There are two major routes that cross the city H07 (Kyiv–Yunakivka at Russian border) and H12 (Sumy–Poltava). There are also few regional routes P44 (Sumy–Hlukhiv), P45 (Sumy–Bohodukhiv), and P61 (Sumy–Baturyn).

Ukrainian Academy of Banking, Sumy, Ukraine 
Ukrainian Academy of Banking, Sumy, Ukraine
Image: Mykola Rykov

Sumy has a population of over 259,700 people.

Twin Towns – Sister Cities Sumy is twinned with: 🇩🇪 Celle, Germany; 🇵🇱 Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland; 🇬🇪 Kutaisi, Georgia; 🇵🇱 Lublin, Poland; 🇧🇬 Vratsa, Bulgaria; 🇨🇳 Xinxiang, China; 🇨🇳 Zhuji, China. Other forms of cooperation 🇸🇰 Banská Bystrica, Slovakia; 🇨🇭 Wohlen, Switzerland.

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