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Giovanni Gallo

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"After moving to Kiev, I did not only get tips from other expats in Ukraine, but also from locals willing to help newcomers."

Living in Uzhhorod

Uzhhorod is a beautiful city in Ukraine, close to the Hungarian and Slovakian borders and is also the administrative capital of Zakarpattia, a province covering southwestern Ukraine. The name of the city comes from the river Uzh which runs through its center. Expats living in Uzhhorod will find their new home to be a beautiful city, with many striking buildings, including the Holy Cross Cathedral, which is a Greek Catholic Baroque cathedral built in 1646. The inside of the cathedral is absolutely stunning and well worth a visit. Expatriates in Uzhhorod can enjoy walking around the beautiful streets, admiring the architecture and scenery. The former synagogue, built in 1910, is a fantastically beautiful building that has housed the Regional Philharmonic Society since World War II. The city is steeped in history, which can be felt on every street.

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Moving to Uzhhorod

Moving to Uzhhorod is fairly straightforward and particularly expatriates hailing from EU countries should not have any problems relocating to Uzhhorod. The city has a humid, continental climate that can get quite cold in winter months (with an average low of 23 degrees Fahrenheit). This is something to bear in mind when packing if you are moving from a warm, mild climate during December or January! InterNations can be a great help with moving to Uzhhorod, with our Expat Magazine filled with lots of useful information, and member forums offering the opportunity to find help with all manner of questions and queries. Additionally, the InterNations site can offer user-contributed content, where members reflect on various topics or simply their own experiences in a number of articles. This can be an invaluable glimpse into expatriate life for any expat about to start living in Uzhhorod or any other foreign city.

Working in Uzhhorod

With over 100,000 residents in Uzhhorod, there are plenty of job opportunities. Nevertheless, expatriates in Uzhhorod who are not on assignment for their current employer might have some troubles getting settled into working life abroad. The community on InterNations is filled with people with vast knowledge and experience of moving to a new country. As such, advice on such matters as getting foreign paperwork right and applying for a job abroad can often be found in our forums or content section. The local language in Uzhhorod is pre-dominantly Ukrainian, in contrast to many, more eastern parts of the Ukraine where Russian is widely spoken. Nevertheless, the alphabet in Uzhhorod is Cyrillic, which is something you will need to bear in mind when filling out official paperwork. All in all, expatriates hoping to start working in Uzhhorod will quickly learn that a good command of the local language is a clear advantage if not even a requisite to finding a job in Uzhhorod.

Giovanni Gallo

"For an expat like me, InterNations is the perfect place to meet and connect with like minded people in Kiev. "

Samantha Greene

"After moving to Kiev, I did not only get tips from other expats in Ukraine, but also from locals willing to help newcomers."