ABOUT ODESA REGION

Odesa region is the largest region of Ukraine by area. The region occupies a strategically advantageous geographical position, has significant potential for economic development, particularly in logistics and tourism industries.

LOCATION

Odesa region is located in the south-west of Ukraine and borders with Vinnitsa, Kropyvnytskyi, Mykolaiv regions, as well as with the Republic of Moldova and Romania.

Distance to major cities:

  • Kyiv — 474 km
  • Kharkiv — 676 km
  • Lviv — 788 km
  • Chisinau — 179 km
  • Bucharest — 552 km
  • Sofia — 931 km

ADMINISTATION STRUCTURE

  • Cities of regional importance:

Odesa — 995496 inhabitants

Izmail — 71780 inhabitants

Chernomorsk — 59261 inhabitants

Bilgorod-Dnistrovskyi — 47463 residents

Podilsk — 40 640 inhabitants

Yuzhny — 32 836 inhabitants

Teplodar — 10251 inhabitants

  • Villages

Sergiivka (Bilgorod-Dnistrovskyi district) — 5200 inhabitants

Avangard (Ovidiopolskyi district) — 5012 inhabitants

LOGISTICS HUB

8327 km
highways

7 ports &
144 moorings

1043 km
railroad tracks

1
international airport

Odesa region is the sea gate of the country, which connects Ukraine with 1500 ports of the world.

The territory of the Odessa region is crossed by 5 international transport corridors: 7th and 9th Crete, TRACECA (Europe-Caucasus-Asia), “Baltic Sea — Black Sea” and “Black Sea Transport Ring” of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC).

SEA TOURISM CENTER

300 km 
of beaches

321
resorts

4500
historic sites

3 recovery facilities

A favorable climate, healing mud and salt waters of estuaries, sandy beaches and mineral water sources are the main natural recreational resources of the region. The region is the 3rd most diverse region in Ukraine by the variety of natural medical resources and the number of resort and recovery facilities.

AREA OF BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

131 thouthand
enterprises

300 euros
average salary

$ 2.2 billion
export

$2.1 billion
import

In the Odessa region is located over 400 large and medium-sized industrial companies in mechanical engineering, metallurgical production and production of finished metal products, chemical, petrochemical, light and food industries, agriculture.

WE ARE TRUSTED​

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USEFUL DOCUMENTS

INVESTMENT PASSPORT

A systematic document that contains information about: human resource potential, education, geographic location and climate, economic structure, tourism potential, infrastructure and more.

INVESTOR ROADMAP

We have collected and systematized the information necessary for investment in Ukraine and the Odesa region. Here you will find links to the laws and resources of the first source.