Mykolaivs'ka oblast (Mykolajivśka oblasť) is situated in the southern part of Ukraine. It is also known as Nikolaev and Nikolayev Oblast.
There are resort towns in the south of the region, on the coastline of the Black Sea, including Koblevo and Rybakivka and many appealing landscapes areas such as Buzk's Gard National Nature Park.
Population: more than 1.1 Million people
Other major cities: Voznesens’k, Pervomaisk, Yuzhnoukrainsk
Main attractions: Aktove canyon, Black Sea Biosphere Reserve, National Historical and Cultural Reserve Olbia, Granite-steppe lands of Buh, Inhul River Park, Dykyi Sad archaeological site, Tylihul landscape park, Mykolaiv Zoo, Buzk's Gard National Nature Park, Kobleve beaches and Water Park, The Fairytale (Amusement park in Mykolaiv)
Nearest Airports: Mykolaiv International Airport/ Nikolaev Airport (NLV - Міжнародний аеропорт Миколаїв)