Zhytomyr – European city
Favourable geographic location – at the crossing of important highways and railway lines – and proximity to Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine and one of the biggest cities in Europe, determine not only high potential for economic development but also high requirements to dynamic pattern.
The key competitive advantage of the city is the fact that it is located on the line of transport corridor (Kyiv-Dresden-Brussels) which connects five European countries – Spain, France, Germany, Poland and Ukraine. It goes from Spanish Santiago de Compostela to Kyiv through main European metropolises, including Paris, Frankfurt, Berlin, Wroclaw, and Krakow.
Active youth change the city; they are the leaders of innovative changes and they define the future of the city. That is why the needs of children, youth and young families are of top priority for the strategic planning of city development.
Zhytomyr – student city
At the beginning of 2017/2018 academic year, about 29 thousand students studied at higher educational establishments in the city. Students create a special potential for the city development.
Municipality is actively engaged in cooperation with higher educational establishments, colleges and vocational technical schools.
Zhytomyr – comfortable city
Zhytomyr as a centre of Zhytomyr region should provide a wide range of services for region residents. Zhytomyr is not only an administrative, but also an economic, educational, medical, cultural, sport and trade centre.