Poltava ( UK: / pɒlˈtɑːvə /,  US: / pəlˈ -/;   Ukrainian: Полтава, IPA: [polˈtɑwɐ]) is a city located on the Vorskla River in central Ukraine. It serves as the administrative center of Poltava Oblast as well as Poltava Raion within the oblast. It also hosts the administration of Poltava urban hromada, one of the hromadas of Ukraine. 
Description: capital city of Poltava Oblast in central Ukraine; Categories: city of regional significance of Ukraine and locality; Location: Poltava Raion, Poltava Oblast, Central Ukraine, Ukraine, Eastern Europe, Europe; View on OpenStreetMap; Latitude. 49.5897° or 49° 35' 23" north. Longitude. 34.5508° or 34° 33' 3" east.
Poltava, city, east-central Ukraine. It lies along the Vorskla River. Archaeological evidence dates the city from the 8th to the 9th century, although the first documentary reference is from 1174, when it was variously known as Oltava or Ltava. Destroyed by the Tatars in the early 13th century, it.
Poltava is a city on the Vorskla River in central Ukraine, in existence since the Middle Ages. Prior to 20th century 1174 CE - Site "mentioned in the Hypatian Chronicle" as "Ltava."   1240 - "Destroyed by the Golden Horde."  1430 - "Tatar prince Leksada" in power.  1569 - Poltava becomes part of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. 
The Battle of Poltava (8 July 1709) was the decisive and largest battle of the Great Northern War. A Russian army under the command of Tsar Peter I defeated a Swedish army, under the command of Carl Gustaf Rehnskiöld .
Poltava was hit by Russian X-22 missiles on Tuesday, exactly one year after an attack in the central Ukrainian region killed more than 20 people. No casualties were recorded today when a summer...
Poltava is known for some of its popular attractions, which include: Belaya Besedka (Belaya Al'tanka) The Poltava Battle History Museum; Poltava Regional Museum; Poltava Dumplings Monument; Long-Range Strategic Aviation Museum
1. Belaya Besedka (Belaya Al'tanka) 204 Monuments & Statues Open now By marabujor6 Lovely place for photos and just relaxing. 2. Poltava Dumplings Monument 110 Monuments & Statues By nickq46 October is famous for its dumplings It’s also close to all tourist icons and restaurant behind it. As well as arbor... 3. Poltava Regional Museum 105
Poltava Oblast is situated in the central part of Ukraine. Located on the left bank of the Dnieper, the Poltava region was part of the Cossack Hetmanate. It has an area of 28,800 km 2. The oblast borders upon Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Kirovohrad, Cherkasy and Kyiv Oblasts.The Oblast does not contain any notable landforms apart ...
The Poltava Governorate or Poltavshchyna was a gubernia (also called a province or government) in the historical Left-bank Ukraine region of the Russian Empire.It was officially created in 1802 from the disbanded Little Russia Governorate, which was split between the Chernigov Governorate and Poltava Governorate with an administrative center of Poltava.