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2.4.1. The main forms of use of the Kyiv floodplain in the XIV-pp. XIX century

Parnikoza I.Yu.

The main forms of use of the Dnieper floodplain in Kyiv in 1240 -first falf of XIX century: river, its floodplain and islands. Agriculture is considered: haymaking, animal husbandry, growing vegetables and fruits, hunting, fishing, boarding. Attention is also paid to such aspects as navigation, harbors, crossings. The division functioned as a shopping center. Trade, distilling and attempts to breed silkworms were carried out here.