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Kiev, Pechersk Lavra
Kiev, Pechersk Lavra

Facts about Ukraine

Area: 603 700 sq. km

Population: 47 732 000

Capital: Kiev

Other major cities: Kharkiv, Donetsk, Odessa, Lviv, Sevastopol and Yalta

Currency: Hryvnia (UAH)

Language: Ukrainian, Russian

Telephone country code: 00 380

Time Zone:  CET (GMT + 2 hours)

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TOP Destinations in Ukraine

Kiev is one of the oldest East-European cities, it became the capital of an independent Ukraine in 1991. The most famous tourist attraction in the old part of the city is the 11th century St. Sophia Cathedral with its magnificent frescos and mosaics inside. More...

Lviv is a major city in western Ukraine, the administrative center of Lviv Oblast, and it is regarded as one of the main cultural centres of Ukraine. The historic city centre is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Lviv celebrated its 750th anniversary in September 2006. More...

Yalta is a city in Crimea, southern Ukraine, on the north coast of the Black Sea. It is situated on a shallow bay facing south towards the Black Sea, surrounded by wooded mountains. It enjoys a warm Mediterranean climate with many vineyards and orchards in the vicinity. More...

Sevastopol is a port city in Ukraine, located on the Black Sea coast of the Crimea Peninsula. The unique geographic location and navigation conditions of the city's harbours make Sevastopol a strategic important naval point. It is also a popular seaside resort and tourist destination, mainly for visitors from the CIS countries. More...

Sudak is a historic townlet in Crimea, situated 57 km to the west of Theodosia and 104 km to the east of Simferopol. Today it is a popular resort, best known for its Genoese fortress, the best preserved on the northern shore of the Black Sea. More...


World Heritage Sites in Ukraine

Kiev is one of the oldest East-European cities, it became the capital of an independent Ukraine in 1991. The most famous tourist attraction in the old part of the city is the 11th century St. Sophia Cathedral with its magnificent frescos and mosaics inside. More...

Lviv is a major city in western Ukraine, the administrative center of Lviv Oblast, and it is regarded as one of the main cultural centres of Ukraine. The historic city centre is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Lviv celebrated its 750th anniversary in September 2006. More...

 
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