Nova Kakhovka is a city in the Kherson Oblast of southern Ukraine, recognized as the Monument of Architecture, and was part of the Great Construction Projects of Communism.
It is designated as a separate raion (district) within the oblast, and is an important river port on Dnieper River and the Kakhovka Reservoir. It is also the site of the Tavria Games, (Ukrainian: ?????????? ????, translit. Tavriys'ki ihry), the most popular annual international music festival in the region.
The current estimated population is around 52,611 (as of 2001), with an urban population of 75,392