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Location Map of Ukraine

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

Continent Europe
Where is Located Ukraine is a country located in the Eastern Europe
Coordinates 49° 00 N and 32° 00' E
Capital Kiev
Largest City Kiev
Neighboring Countries Belarus, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia
Administrative divisions24 provinces
Area 233,090 Sq Miles
Population45.71 million (2011)
Official Language Ukrainian
Currency Hryvnia (UAH)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeUA
ISO Alpha-3 Code UKR
ISO Numeric Code804
GDP $337.360 billion (2013 estimate)
Calling code 380
Time Zone (UTC+2)
Internet TLD .ua .