Uman is a city located in the Cherkasy Oblast (province) in central Ukraine, to the east of Vinnytsia. Located in the historical region of the eastern Podillia, the city rests on the banks of the Umanka River, and serves as the self-governing administrative center of the Uman Raion (district).
Among Ukrainians, Uman is known for its depiction of the haidamak rebellions in Taras Shevchenko`s longest of poems. The city is also a pilgrimage site for Hasidic Jews (Hasidic Judaism) and a major center of gardening research containing the dendrological park Sofiyivka and the University of Gardening.
Uman (Human) was a private-owned city of Poland and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.