|Land Area||579,330 km2|
|Water Area||24,220 km2|
|Total Area||603,550km2 (#45)|
|Government Type||Semi-presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$353.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$8,200|
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The Ukraine national flag was adopted on September 4, 1991, shortly after the collapse of the former Soviet Union.
The shade of blue is said to be symbolic of the sky, while the yellow represents Ukraine's golden wheat fields.
Ukraine Coat of Arms:
Ukraine's coat of arms was officially adopted on February 19, 1992. It is a blue shield with a golden border, and contains a golden trident (commonly referred to as the Tryzub).
What is the Largest Ethnic Group in Ukraine?
Ethnic Ukrainians make up almost four-fifths of the population, followed by significant minorities from neighboring countries including Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus.
Major Ethnic Groups Of Ukraine
What was the Holodomor?
The Holodomor was an act of genocide against the Ukrainian peasantry that was carried out by Stalin and the Soviet Union from 1932-33.
What Was The Holodomor?
Does Anything Live in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone?
Some of the animals that still live around the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone include wolves, elks, bears, and lynxes.