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Where is ukraine
Map highlights the location of Ukraine on the World map.
The given Ukraine location map shows that Ukraine is located in the eastern part of Europe. Ukraine map also shows that it shares its international boundaries with Russian Federation in the east and north-east, Belarus in the north-west, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary in the west, Romania and Moldova in the south-west. Besides, Black Sea lies in the south of the country. The climate type of Ukraine is mainly temperate continental climate. Ukraine has very long political history; however, finally, it got its independence in the year 1991 i.e. after the dissolution of USSR. The capital city of Ukraine is Kiev. The government type of Ukraine is a republic under a mixed semi-parliamentary semi-presidential system. However, the legislative, the executive, and the judicial all are separate branches. Under this political system, the head of state is the President who is elected by popular vote for a five-year term. Moreover, the economy of the country is perceptibly growing economy. The national policies are gradually adopting the free-market economy. The country has quite developed industries; however, for energy resources, Ukraine remains dependent upon Russia.

Interesting Facts about Ukraine

ContinentEurope
Countries near UkraineMoldova, Romania, Belarus and Bulgaria.
Latitude48.379433 / 48° 22' 45.9582"
Longitude31.16558 / 31° 9' 56.0874"
CapitalKiev
Largest CityKiev
Biggest citiesKiev, Odesa, Lvov and Zaporizhzhya.
Area603,628 km2
Population 739.2 million (2011)
Official LanguageUkrainian
CurrencyHryvnia (UAH)
Time zone(UTC+2)
Calling code380
Ethnic groups77.8
Acting PresidentOleksandr Turchynov
GovernmentUnitary semi-presidential republic
Point of InterestKiev Pechersk Lavra, Maidan Nezalezhnosti, Bukovel, St Andrew Church, Great Patriotic War, St. Michael's Golden-domed Monastery, Pyrohiv, Golden Gates, Golden Gates, Mother Motherland, Pinchukartcentre, Khortytsia Island, Olesko Castle, Mount Ai-petri Crimea