Ukraine – is a country of Central and Eastern Europe. Kyiv is a capital of Ukraine.
Ukraine borders with Russia, Belarus, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Moldova.
Territory - 603.7 thousand sq. km.
Population - 42 mln.
Ukraine consists 24 regions.
Ukraine is a member of The United Nations, the Council of Europe, UNESCO and almost 40 influential international organizations, programs and projects - such as the World Bank for Reconstruction and Development, International Monetary Fund, the International Labour Organization, World Trade Organization and others.
Natural resources: iron ore, coal, manganese, nickel, uranium, oil, gas and others.
Industry: metallurgy, mechanical engineering and instrumentation, aerospace, mining, processing, chemical and pharmaceutical and other industries.
The currency – hryvnia (UAH).
UKRAINE – is a country with highly developed industry, agriculture, science and culture.
Science, education: National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
1400 research institutes.
More than 1 million University students, including 40 thousand foreign students.
313 - Universities.
Borsch - one of the most popular dishes in Ukraine, there are 3 kinds of borsch: red, oxalic, cold.
Vareniki - boiled dough with different fillings - a traditional Ukrainian dish.
Potato pancakes, or pie with grated potato - favorite daily Ukrainian dish, usually served with sour cream.
Salo - healthy, delicious and satisfying food.
Holubtsi - a dish prepared with fresh leaves of cabbage and filling of meat, rice or millet or corn cereal, potatoes, beans, mushrooms, onions, carrots and spices.
Climate - temperate continental and only in Crimea - subtropical.
In Ukraine there are 4 distinct seasons: autumn - from September to November, winter - from December to February, spring - from March to May, summer - from June to August.
The daily t ° in January is - 7 ° C, in July + 23 ° C.
The largest river is Dnipro.
The largest mountain are Carpathians.
The main GSM operators in Ukraine are Kyivstar, МТС Ukraine / Vodafone and Lifecell.
The main providers of broadband Internet in Ukraine are Ukrtelecom, Kyivstar, MTS Volyal, Triolan.
All cities of regional importance are covering by 3G.
Places worth seeing
- January 1 - New Year;
- January 7 - Christmas;
- March 8 - International Women's Day;
- 1 May - Easter;
- 1 and 2 May - International Workers' Day;
- May 9 - Victory Day;
- June 19 - Trinity;
- June 28 - Day of Constitution of Ukraine;
- August 24 - Independence Day of Ukraine;
- October 14 - Day of Defender of Ukraine.