Chernobyl or Chornobyl is a partially abandoned city in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, situated in the Ivankiv Raion of northern Kiev Oblast, Ukraine. Chernobyl is about 90 kilometres (60 mi) north of Kiev, and 160 kilometres (100 mi) southwest of the Belarusian city of Gomel. Before its evacuation, the city had about 14,000 residents, while around 1,000 people live in the city now.
The Ukraine government wants to turn the ghostly Chernobyl exclusion zone into a tourist magnet that will become a “symbol of new Ukraine,” Russia Today reports. The plan was unveiled as the.. WorldNews - Published