Kamyanets-Podilsky, a city in Khmelnytsky region, the administrative centre of Kamyanets-Podilsky district, with a population of 100 thousand, is located on the Smotrych river in Southwestern Ukraine. Modern Kamyanets-Podilsky is a large industrial and trade centre of the region. It was founded as a fortress in the 11th century and was given city status in 1795. Kamyanets-Podilsky is one of the oldest towns in the Ukraine, its Old Town is declared a national historical and architectural reserve. There are about 200 architectural monuments in Kamyanets-Podilsky. The main places of interest are the following: Old Town, St.Peter and Paul`s Cathedral, ethnographical and historical museums.