|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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Ukraine has a mostly temperate climate, however, a more Mediterranean-like climate is found along the resort areas of the southern Crimean coast and Sea of Azov, where summer temps run quite warm.
In general terms, 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.
Rainfall amounts are higher in the west and north, and lowest in the east and southeast. In the west, around 1,200 mm (47.2 in) of precipitation is the average, while the coastal areas receive near 400 mm (15.7 in) annually. Snowfall can be heavy in the mountain regions.
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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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