InterNations is a platform dedicated to the expat community living in Mariupol, Ukraine, and around the world. We welcome you to our network of global minds, and warmly invite you to connect with other expatriates and like-minded individuals. Share your experiences of life in Mariupol and get information relevant to you. Expats living in Mariupol will be able to discover many architectural monuments, particularly at the city’s center, including the house with a spike which has become a symbol of Mariupol. Other important buildings are the Palace of Culture “Molodezhnny”, and the Regional Academic Russian Drama Theater. Joining InterNations is an ideal way to meet other expats in Mariupol and fellow countrymen - online as well as offline. Arrange to meet up to introduce yourself in person. Chat about mutual interests and share news and advice on living in Mariupol. There are plenty of indoor and outdoor venues to meet, like the City Garden or marina, and families may find the Extreme Park will help keep the children entertained for an hour or two.
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Although Mariupol is an industrial city with a very important commercial port, it’s surrounded by agricultural land. There are also many green, open spaces to be found within the city itself. Any expatriate moving to Mariupol should be able to find all the goods they need in the plentiful shops. If not, there’s a multi-story mall, plus several markets to explore. Out of all the foreign languages spoken in the city, English is the most popular, but the majority of inhabitants speak only Ukrainian and Russian. Similarly, local passenger transport information is in Ukrainian or Russian. So, while there’s an extensive transport service, consisting of bus, trolleybus and tram routes to choose from, it’s best to plan your journey well beforehand. Education is good, with schools practice 5 levels of education, from pre-school to postgraduate, and Mariupol can boast internationally recognized universities.
Mariupol, or “The Port City on the Sea of Azov” as you will soon come to know it, has many developing industries in the region, include metallurgy, with Mariupol playing host to two of the largest steel and iron works in the country. Machine-building, metalworking, chemical and food enterprises all provide a rich environment for the continued growth of multiple professions and trades. Use the InterNations platform to stay well-informed on the work front or to network with expatiates in the same line of business. There’s always something new to learn about working in Mariupol and InterNations members can help you with any questions you might have. Simply use our platform to connect with fellow expats living in Mariupol, or Ukraine in general, who can share helpful advice and information about relocating to and living in this Ukrainian city.