Chornobyl Center for Nuclear Safety, Radioactive Waste and Radioecology


Slavutych is situated on the left bank of the Dnieper River in Chernihiv Region, 50 km to the east of the Chornobyl NPP and 20 km away from the border of the Exclusion Zone.

A developed highway system conveniently joins Slavutych with Kyiv, Chernihiv, Homel and other towns and cities of Ukraine, Belarus and Russia.

Slavutych is the city of power engineers, who work at the Chornobyl NPP.


It is the youngest city in Ukraine that was jointly built by 8 republics of the former Soviet Union – Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan.

That is why every block in the town has its own peculiarity and reflects the coloring of its builders: it is impossible to confuse the houses of pink tuff in the Yerevansky Block with light yellow, like dunes, houses of the Tallinsky Block or strict towers of the Tbilissky Block.
Slavutych covers the area of 7.5 km2. Its population is about 25 000 people. People of 45 nationalities here. Average age of Slavutych inhabitants is 30. The city is young indeed, as about 9 000 of its residents are children under 16.

Slavutych differs greatly from other towns and cities of Ukraine: developed infrastructure of the town allows inhabitants and guests of Slavutych feeling comfortable. Banks and round-the-clock ATM machines, credit cards of international standard, post and telegraph offices, cafes and shops, sports complexes and swimming pools, Internet-cafes are at their disposal.

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