As he himself wrote in the report to the Nikolaev District Executive Committee in 1923, the zoo, named then Aquarium, was founded on 26 April 1901.
Since 1988 there exists Museum of the Zoo History in the territory of the Zoo.
The city was named by Prince Potemkin in honor of St. From ancient times Nikolayev has been the center of shipbuilding. Its population is 518,400, including people of different nationalities, mostly Ukrainians and Russians, but also Jewish, Bulgarians, Koreans, Germans, Polish.
The city was founded in 1789 by the Order Of Count Potyomkin of Tavria as a shipbuilding center to become the major shipbuilding base of the Russian Black Sea Fleet.
Since then, the craft and the skill of shipbuilders and engineers have grown constantly from generation to generation. Presently a lot of the artist's famous paintings are kept here in Nikolaev in a museum that bears his name.
Nikolayev is also a part of a unique nature and complex climate made up by the South Ukraine steppe and the warm Black Sea. In an observatory constructed in 1821 is a unique collection of devices for the observation of celestial bodies.
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