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.
The largest European country after Russia.
45.994.287 (July 2008 est.)
Kyiv Київ (Kiev Киев, Russian)
Official language: Ukrainian
Russian is very popular in the East and in Crimea.
24 Regions (Oblasts),
2 cities with special status ( Kiyv Кїив, Sevastopol Севастополь)
1 Autonomous Republic (Crimea Крим)
Hryvnia Гривня, UAH
The Hryvnia is subdivided in 100 Kopiyok Копійок
Phone prefix and Internet domain
Mediterranean only on the southern Crimean coast.
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.
The Carpathians Карпати in the West.
The Crimean mountains Кримскі Гори in Crimea.
Highest point: Hoverla Говерла 2,061 m (Carpathians)
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.