Where is the Donetsk region?

Elena Melnichenko
Elena Melnichenko
April 22, 2015
Where is the Donetsk region?

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Donetsk region

Donetsk region is one of the largest 24 regions of Ukraine. At the moment, the territory of the Donetsk region is under the control of the self-proclaimed DNR (Donetsk People's Republic), which is considered an unrecognized state.

The main regional center is the city of Donetsk, followed by Gorlovka and Makeyevka. This region is a large industrial, scientific and cultural center, so many are interested in where Donetsk region is located.

Area on the map

Donetsk region is located on the border with the Rostov region of the Russian Federation and is bordered by the Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporozhye, Luhansk and Kharkiv regions of Ukraine. The southern part of the region goes to the coastal zone of the Azov Sea.

The region is also an important economic object, since the main objects of the coal industry are concentrated here.

In the village of Peski, which is located in the Yasinovatsky district, is the central point of the Donetsk region, and the highest point is in Debaltseve (336 meters above sea level), the lowest point is the level of the Sea of ​​Azov (- 0.4 meters).

If you need to get to the main city of Donetsk region, read about it in the article.