Ukraine World Fact - Hostel in Europe


Ukraine Unfortunately, the most famous event in Ukrainian history is also the most tragic and devastating nuclear disaster in human history. Despite this mishappening, Ukranians are incredible people. Their love for life and their courage to overcome their adverse past make them . Give them a chance to show you how hospitable they can be.

Area: 603.886 Km²
Population: 48.760.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 81 pop/Km²

System of government: Presidential Republic
Capital: Kijev (2.810.000 pop.)
Major cities: Kharkiv 1.680.000 pop., Jekaterinoslav 1.231.000 pop., Odesa 1.132.000 pop., Juzovka 1.073.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Ukrainian 72%, Russian 22%
Border countries: Belarus NORTH, Russia EAST and NORTH-EAST, Moldova and Romania SOUTH-WEST, Hungary, Slovakia and Poland WEST

Principal mountains: Goverla 2061 m
Principal rivers: Dnepr 2201 Km (total, with belarusian and russian tracts), Dnestr 1370 Km (total, with moldovan tract), Donec 1053 Km (total, with russian tract), Southern Bug
Principal lakes: Kahovskoje Basin 2300 Km², Kremencugskoje Basin, Kijevskoje Basin
Principal islands: Dzarvlgacski zaliv
Climate: Continental

Language: Ukrainian (official), Russian, Tatar
Religion: Orthodox 76%, Catholic 13%, Muslim 8%
Currency: Hryvnia (UAH)

Fixed public holidays:1/1, 7/1, 8/3, 1/5, 2/5, 9/5, 28/6, 24/8,
Dialling code: 00380
GMT: +2

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