The study describes the quantitative aspect of regional encyclopedic publications in Ukraine. The number of regional encyclopedias was learned in correlate to the regions of Ukraine and years of their appearance. It is concluded fairly large number of regional encyclopedias in Ukraine, but
only a small percentage of them perform the function of creating a holistic image of the region (region).
Keywords: regional encyclopedias, regions of Ukraine, regional centers, amateur encyclopedia publishing, professional encyclopedia publishing.