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Ukraine's Information

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Land Area 579,330 km2
Water Area 24,220 km2
Total Area 603,550km2 (#45)
Population 44,209,733 (#31)
Population Density 76.31/km2
Government Type Semi-presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $353.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $8,200
Currency Hryvnia (UAH)
Largest Cities

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Ukraine is a country vivid wtih its riches of culture and history.

Tourists from all over the world find a wide variety of attractions in Ukraine including the capital city of Kiev, home to the Golden Gage, the Cathedral of St. Vladimar, museums, architecture and historical sites. The city of Odessa offers the Potemkin Stairway, the opera house, museums, the Vorontsov Palace and other places to see too numerous to mention.

The architecture of Ukraine is an interesting blend of golden domes of the Russian and Ukrainian Orthodox cathedrals, Turkic architecture and ancient cave cities.

The Ukranians have worked hard to prove that this once overlooked country is a viable, interesting and beautiful destination.


  • Calling Code: 380
  • Electricity: 220V, 50Hz
  • Drive on the: Right
  • Times to Travel: Ukraine's climate is mostly temperate, with a more Mediterranean-like climate found along the resort areas of the southern Crimean coast and Sea of Azov, where summers can be quite warm.

    May and June bring warmer temperatures across the country, with very hot days in July somewhat common. Fall is pleasant, while winters can be brutally cold, especially east of the Dnieper River.

  • NOTE: Before making your travel plans to any worldwide destination, we strongly recommend you authenticate important details regarding all applicable health, passport and visa requirements. The people at Travel Visa Pro can answer all of your questions!
  • Ukraine Travel Advice and Warnings
This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

Ukraine Trivia

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.

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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?

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Some of the animals that still live around the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone include wolves, elks, bears, and lynxes.

Did You Know The Chernobyl Exclusion Zone Is Now Teeming With Wildlife?

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