Located in the continent of Europe, Ukraine covers 579,330 square kilometers of land and 24,220 square kilometers of water, making it the 46th largest nation in the world with a total area of 603,550 square kilometers.
Ukraine became an independent state in 1991, after gaining its sovereignty from Russia. The population of Ukraine is 44,854,065 (2012) and the nation has a density of 77 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Ukraine is the Hryvnia (UAH). As well, the people of Ukraine are refered to as Ukrainian.
The dialing code for the country is 380 and the top level internet domain for Ukrainian sites is .ua.
To learn more, visit our detailed Ukraine section.
|Density||77.4 / km2 ( 200.5 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Kiev (Kyiv City)|
|GDP||132,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||2,943 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||579,330 km2 (223,680 mi2)|
|Water Area||24,220 km2 (9,351 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Russia, Hungary, Romania, Moldova, Slovakia, Belarus, Poland|
What is the capital of Ukraine?
Kiev is the capital city of Ukraine. It has a population of 2,797,553, and is located on a latitue of 50.45 and longitude of 30.52.
Kiev is also the political center of Ukraine, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Kiev, the Capital Of Ukraine
|Elevation||187 meters over sea level|
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