Shrouded by legends and myths, Kyiv lies on the seven picturesque hills along the mighty Dnipro River. It has an attractive geographical location and the region is bountiful with natural resources. The history of Kyiv dates back to the ancient times. There is an archeological evidence of human life from the Stone Age and hunters from Scythian, Gothic, and Slavic tribes. Within the area of Kyiv, there are indications of Trypillian civilization that dates back to the third millennium BC.