Rent a flat in Ukraine

List of web sites where it is possible to rent a flat.

Web sites which offer flats in different cities
(Kiev, Donetks, Lviv, Lugansk, Sevastopol, Simferopol etc..) (Yalta, Sevastopol, Evpatorya, Alupka, Alushta, Gaspra, Livadia, Koreiz, Kerch)
from 20 usd (Kharkiv, Kiev, Lviv, Odessa,  Sevastopol, Simferopol, Yalta)
from 27 usd
from 16 usd (Odessa, Nikolaev)
from 44 usd (Odesa, Kyiv, Kharkiv)
from 40 usd (Sevastopol, Alushta, Yalta)
from 35 usd
from 40 usd
from 40 usd
from 20 usd (Kharkiv, Odessa)
from 25 usd
from 40 usd (Kyiv, Odessa, Lvov, Kharkiv, Vinnitsa)
from 29 usd

Sites which offer apartments in specific cities

Kyiv, Kiev
from 300 hrn 60 usd
from 60 euro
from 55 usd
from 70 usd
from 40 usd
from 54 euro
from 47 euro Kyiv
from 53 usd

from 71 usd
from 50 usd
from 77 usd
from 70 usd
from 75 usd
from 70 usd
from 80 usd
from 60 usd (no pre payment)

from 145 usd
from 55 euro
from 36 euro

Odesa, Odessa
from 40
from 40 usd
from 60 usd
from 55 usd
from 50 usd
from 80 usd
from 55 usd

Dnipropetrovsk, Dnepropetrovsk
from 55 usd
from 45 usd
from 40 usd
from 40 euro

Lviv, Lvov
from 50 usd
from 45 usd
from 350 uah about 70 usd
from 150 uah

Mykolayiv, Nikolaiev
from 35 usd
from 45 usd
from 39 usd

60 usd

Kharkiv, Kahrkov
from 40 usd

from 45 usd

from 20 usd

Prices can vary from month to month. (low and high season)

All sites are in English.

There are many other sites on the net where it is possible to book a flat, if you want to add some new site you can post it as comment, we will check it and after if it is fine we will add it to the list.

National holidays 2009

January……………… New Year’s Day.
7 January……………… Orthodox Christmas Day.
8 March………………… International Woman’s Day.
17-20 April……………. Orthodox Easter.
1-2 May………………… Labor Days.
9 May……………………. Victory Day.
8 June…………………… Orthodox Pentecost.
28 June…………………. Constitution Day.
24 August……………… Ukrainian Independence Day.

For general rule if an holiday fall on Sunday, Monday is day off.

History of Ukraine, main fact from the USSR

Creation of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Ukraine (Українська Радянська Соціалістична Республіка)

The great famine, Голодомор, caused by the Stalinist policy; about 3 million famine deaths.

The Nazi occupation of Ukraine.

Transfer of the Crimea oblast (the present Autonomous Republic of Crimea) from the Russian SFSR to the Ukrainian SSR.

Reactor accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
The worst nuclear accident in the history.

Ukraine declared the independence on August 24. On December 26 USSR dissolved itself.

On June 28, the Ukrainian Parliament, Верховна Рада, adopted the new Constitution.

Orange Revolution, Помаранчева революція. Series of pacific protests which lead to new presidential elections and to the won of the pro-western candidate Viktor Yushenko on his pro-Russian opponent Viktor Yanukovych.

Ukraine became the WTO’s 152nd member on May 16th 2008.

Viktor Yanukovych was elected at the second round (Feb 7th) new president of Ukraine.

Visa for Ukraine

The Ukrainian visa is NO required for citizens of:

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Principality of Andorra, Principality of Liechtenstein, Principality of Monaco, Republic of Iceland, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Holy See (State of the Vatican City), The Netherlands, The Swiss Confederation, United Kingdom, United States of America.

They are allowed to stay in Ukraine up to 90 days over a 180 day period holding a valid passport if the purpose of your journey is: tourism, private visit or business.
For different purposes (ex. immigration, work in Ukraine, etc) or, in general, longer stays visa is required.

No visas are required for citizens of Mongolia and the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (except Turkmenistan).

Further information

For the latest news consult the Ukrainian consulate in your country.


Possible re-introduction of the Visa regime for the citizen of EU, US and other countries.


Map of Ukraine

Geographical position

East Europe.
Between Russia in the East and European Union, Moldova in the West.
It borders to the North with Belarus and to the South with the Black sea.


603,700 km²
The largest European country after Russia.


45.994.287 (July 2008 est.)

Capital City

Kyiv Київ (Kiev Киев, Russian)


Official language: Ukrainian
Russian is very popular in the East and in Crimea.


Mainly Orthodox.

Government type

Semi-presidential Republic

Administrative divisions

24 Regions (Oblasts),
2 cities with special status ( Kiyv Кїив, Sevastopol Севастополь)
1 Autonomous Republic (Crimea Крим)

Time zone



Hryvnia Гривня, UAH
The Hryvnia is subdivided in 100 Kopiyok Копійок

Phone prefix and Internet domain

+380; .UA.


Temperate continental.
Mediterranean only on the southern Crimean coast.

Main rivers

Dnyapro Дняпро, 4th river in Europe, the most important in Ukraine.
Dnister Дністер in the West.
Pivdennyi Buh Південний Буг.
Sivers’kyi Donets Сіверський Донець in the East.
Danube Дунай.


The Carpathians Карпати in the West.
The Crimean mountains Кримскі Гори in Crimea.
Highest point: Hoverla Говерла 2,061 m (Carpathians)

Geographical notes

Ukraine holds about the 30% of the World’s Black Earth Чорнозем.
Chornozem is a very fertile land which gave to Ukraine the title of European granary.
Ukraine is also very rich of mineral resources as carbon, iron, natural gas, mercury, precious metals, etc.