Where is Kiev, Ukraine?

Kiev is the capital and most populous city of Ukraine. It is in north-central Ukraine along the Dnieper River.

Location Map of Kiev, Ukraine

Where is Kiev Located?

As shown in the given Kiev location map that Kiev is located in on the Dnieper River in the central-north region of Ukraine. Kiev is the largest and capital city of Ukraine. As per the study report for the year 2004, Kiev is listed as Beta global city.

Kiev is the center of political, industrial, commercial, scientific, educational, and cultural of entire Eastern Europe. In addition, it is various technologically advanced industries, higher education institutions, and globally recognized landmarks. Kiev metro is the best transportation service in the city.

Interestingly, the name Kiev is derived from one of four legendary founders of the city whose name was Kyi. It is one of the oldest cities in the entire Eastern Europe that probably founded in fifth century for the purpose of trade.

Moreover, Kiev city is also famous for the tourism; it has many tourist's attractions including museums, park, natural landscapes and many more. It is also known as green city.

Kiev Facts & Information

Coordinates: 50°27′00″N 30°31′24″E
MunicipalityKyiv City Municipality
FoundedAD 482 (officially)
Named forKyi
City councilKyiv City Council
Raions (10)Darnytsia Raion, Desna Raion, Dnipro Raion, Holosiiv Raion, Obolon Raion, Pechersk Raion, Podil Raion, Shevchenko Raion, Solomianka Raion, Sviatoshyn Raion
Area839 km2 (324 sq mi)
Elevation179 m (587 ft)
Population (1 January 2021)2,962,180
• Density3,299/km2 (8,540/sq mi)
• Metro3,475,000 (1 January 2,021)
Demonym(s)Kyivan, Kievan
GDP (2018)US$30 billion
• Per capitaUS$10,000
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET), In Summer (DST) - UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code01xxx-04xxx
Area code(s)380 44
FIPS codeUP12
Vehicle registration plateAA, KA (before 2004: КА, КВ, КЕ, КН, КІ, KT)
AirportBoryspil Airport and Zhulyany Airport
Railway StationKyiv-Pasazhyrskyi Railway Station