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Ukraine : Wiki, Area, Biography, Location, Currency, Festivals & More

February 16, 2018 0 Comment


 

Country Ukraine
Continent Europe
Location 48.37940 N, 31.16560 E
Map of Ukraine  Map of Ukraine
Flag  Ukraine flag
Area 603,628 km²
Coastline 2,351 miles
Neighboring Countries Moldova

Romania

Belarus

Bulgaria

Slovakia

Hungary

Lithuania

Serbia

Poland

Latvia

Macedonia

Turkey

Montenegro

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Czech Republic

Georgia

Albania

Estonia

Austria

Slovenia

Croatia

Cyprus

Finland

Lebanon

Time Zone EET (UTC +2)

EEST (UTC +3)

Population 42.54 million (2016)
Symbol  Ukraine Symbol
Independence Day August 24th, 1991
Day of Unity of Ukraine January 22nd, 1919
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko
Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman
National Anthem Shche ne vmerly Ukrainy ni slava ni volya (The glory and the will of Ukraine has not yet died)
Motto Glory to Ukraine
National Animal Bear

National Animal of Ukraine

National Bird White Stork

National Bird of Ukraine

National Game Football

National Game of Ukraine

National Drink Ukrainian pepper vodka (Horilka z pertsem)

National Drink of Ukraine

National Tree Pine, Willow

National Tree of Ukraine

National Flower Sunflower seeds

National Flower of Ukraine

National Colors Blue and Yellow
National Poet and Artist Taras Shevchenko
National Dish Borscht

National Dish of Ukraine

National Dance Hopak

National Dance of Ukraine

National Plant Kalina

National Plant of Ukraine

National Personification Cossack Mamay
National Language Ukrainian
Seasons in Ukraine Springs Season (March to May)

Summer Season (June to August)

Autumn Season (September to November)

Winter Season (December to February)

 

Prestigious Awards of Ukraine

 

 

 

Civil Awards – Cross of Ivan Mazepa, Order for Courage, Order of Liberty, Order of Princess Olga, Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise

Military Awards – Order of Bohdan Khmelnytsky, Order for Courage, Order of Danylo Halytsky, Order of Merit

Literature Award – Shevchenko National Prize, Vasyl Stus Prize, Kobzar Literary Award

Cinema Award – Kyiv Film Festival, Odessa International Film Festival, BAFTAS

Religion in Ukraine

 

 

 

 

 

Eastern Orthodoxy (65.4%)

Unspecified Christian (7.1%)

Greek Catholic (6.5%)

Protestant (1.9%)

Islam (1.1%)

Roman Catholic (1.0%)

Jew (0.2%)

Hindu (0.2%)

Other Religion (0.2%)

Not affiliated with these religions (16.3%)

Average Marriage age in Ukraine 27 years for men and 25 years for women
Capital Kiev (500 27’N 30030’E)
 

 

 

 

Number of Oblasts(Regions)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24 Oblasts

Odessa Oblast

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

Chernihiv Oblast

Kharkiv Oblast

Zhytomyr Oblast

Poltava Oblast

Kherson Oblast

Kiev Oblast

Zaporizhia Oblast

Luhansk Oblast

Donetsk Oblast

Vinnytsia Oblast

Mykolaiv Oblast

Kirovohrad Oblast

Sumy Oblast

Lviv Oblast

Cherkasy Oblast

Khmelnytskyi Oblast

Volyn Oblast

Rivne Oblast

Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast

Ternopil Oblast

Zakarpattia Oblast

Chernivtsi Oblast

Largest Oblast  Odessa Oblast
Smallest Oblast  Chernivtsi Oblast
Largest City  Kiev
Smallest City  Prypiat
Literacy rate 99.8% (males)

99.7% (females)

Type of Government
  • Republic
  • Unitary State
  • Semi-presidential System
  • Constitutional Republic
GDP PPP – $353 billion (2016)

Nominal – $93 billion (2017)

GDP per capita $8,305 (2016)
Currency Ukrainian Hryvnia (UAH)
Calling Code  +380
Internet TLD .ua

.укр

ISO 3166 code UA
Festivals of Ukraine Mlynomanija

Bells of Lemkivshchyna

Woodstock Ukraine

Tomato Day

Zahid (West)

Tustan

Sorochynskyy Fair

Ancient Medzhybizh

Jazz Koktebel Festival

Parade of Embroideries

Monuments & Statues

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rodina Mat (Motherland)

The White Arbor

Hedgehog Monument

After Two Hares Characters Monument

Monument to the 12th Chair

Duke de Richelieu Monument

Monument to Catherine the Great and

Founders of Odessa

Monument to L. Utesov

Babi Yar Memorial

Adam Mickiewicz Monument

Hetman Bohdan Khmelnitsky Monument

Chimney Sweep Monument

Panikovski Monument

Protected Areas 

 

  • 29 Protected Areas
  • 32 National Nature Parks
  • 8 Biosphere Reserves
Longest River  Dnieper River
Longest Bridge  Paton Bridge
Largest Lake Lake Yalpuh
Largest Island Khortytsia
Highest Mountain  Magura Lomnianska
Biggest Dam  Dnieper Hydroelectric Station
Biggest Waterfall Uchan-su Waterfall
Tallest Building Philip Niarchos 7A
Richest person of Ukraine Rinat Akhmetov
Best places to visit in Ukraine

 

 

 

 

Lviv

Kiev

Kharkiv

Odessa

Chernivtsi

Sofiyivsky Park

Mukacheve

Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi

Chernihiv

Uzhhorod

Kamianets-Podilskyi

Official Website http://www.kmu.gov.ua/control/en
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