Ukrainian metro: Kharkiv

The Kharkiv metro is the second largest metro system in Ukraine (the others two are in Kyiv and Dnipropetrovsk).

Lines

1……… Oleksiivs’ka linii (13 stations)
2…….. Saltivs’ka liniia (8 stations)
3…….. Kholodnogirs’ko-Zavods’ka liniia (7 stations)

Interchanges

Radyans’kaIstorychnyi muzei
SportyvnaMetrobudivnykiv im. H.I. Vaschenka
UniversitetDerzprom

Metro map

Kharkiv metro map

Tickets

One way ticket costs 50 Kopiykas (0.50 Hryvnia)
The price may be now higher.

Tickets have the shape of plastic tokens used for turnstiles

Further information

Kharkiv metro official site:
http://www.metro.kharkov.ua

Kharkiv metro on Wikipedia:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kharkiv_Metro

Ukrainian metro: Dnipropetrovsk

The Dnipropetrovsk metro is the smallest metro system in Ukraine (the others two are in Kyiv and Kharkiv).
Some new segments are already in construction nowadays and there are also several new plans for a future enlargement.

Lines (only one line)

1….. Tsentralno-Zavodska (6 Stations)

Metro map

Dnipropetrovsk metro map

Tickets

One-way ticket: 60 kopiykas (0.60 Hryvnia)
The price might increase in the short term.

Tickets have the shape of plastic tokens used for turnstiles.

Further information

Dnipropetrovsk metro official web site:
http://gorod.dp.ua/metro/eng/

Dnipropetrovsk metro on wikipedia:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dnipropetrovsk_Metro

Ukrainian metro: Kiev

The Kyiv metro is the largest metro system in Ukraine (the other two are in Kharkiv and Dnipropetrovsk).

It is the easiest way to get around the city. Just buy the ticket (token) and you can get almost every way. There are plans for to open new lines in future as for now it looks like in this way:

Lines

1…. Sviatoshyns’ko – Brovars’ka (18 stations)
2…. Kurenivs’ko – Chervonoarmiis’ka liniia (12 stations)
3…. Syretsko – Pechers’ka liniia (17 Stations + 1 closed)

Interchanges

Teatral’naZoloti vorota
KhreschatykMaidan nezalezhnosti
Ploscha L’va TolstohoPalats sportu

Metro map

Kiev metro map

NEW! Tickets:

The price has changed one ticket doesn’t cost anymore 50 Kopecks but 1,75 Hryvnia.Tickets have the shape of plastic tokens used for turnstiles.

Attention!

The tickets which have been issued before the price changing can’t be used anymore!

Tokens, Kiev metro

Tokens, Kiev metro

You can buy them from the cashiers at the entrance of every station.

Kiev metro, cashers

In many stations you can also find some automatic exchange machine which accept Hryvnia banknotes.

Tokens machine, Kiev metro

Further information

Kiev metro official site:
http://www.metro.kiev.ua/

Kiev metro on wikipedia:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiev_Metro

Ukraine

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.

Dimensions

603,700 km²
The largest European country after Russia.

Population

45.994.287 (July 2008 est.)

Capital City

Kyiv Київ (Kiev Киев, Russian)

Languages

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

Religion

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

UTC+2.

Currency

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

Phone prefix and Internet domain

+380; .UA.

Climate

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.

Mountains

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.