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Ukraine
Україна
Banner Coat o airms
Anthem: Shche ne vmerla Ukraina
"Ukraine haes nae yet perished"
Location o  Ukraine  (green)on the European continent  (dark grey)  —  [Legend]
Location o  Ukraine  (green)

on the European continent  (dark grey)  —  [Legend]

Caipital Kiev
50°27′N 30°30′E / 50.450°N 30.500°E / 50.450; 30.500
Largest city caipital
Offeecial leids Ukrainian
Recognisit regional leids
Ethnic groups (2001[2])
Demonym Ukrainian
Government Unitary semi-presidential republic
 -  Actin Preses Oleksandr Turchynov
 -  Prime Meenister Arseniy Yatsenyuk
 -  Chairman o Pairliament Oleksandr Turchynov
Legislatur Verkhovna Rada
Formation
 -  Kievan Rus' 882 
 -  Kinrick o
Galicia–Volhynia
1199 
 -  Zaporizhian Host 17 August 1649 
 -  Ukrainian Naitional Republic 7 November 1917 
 -  Wast Ukrainian Naitional Republic 1 November 1918 
 -  Ukrainian SSR 10 Mairch 1919 
 -  Carpatho-Ukraine 8 October 1938 
 -  Soviet annexation
o Wastren Ukraine
15 November 1939 
 -  Declaration o
Ukrainian Unthirldom
30 June 1941 
 -  Unthirldom frae
the Soviet Union
24 August 1991a 
Aurie
 -  Total 603,628 km2 (46th)
233,062 sq mi 
 -  Watter (%) 7
Population
 -  2013 estimate 44,573,205[3] (29t)
 -  2001 census 48,457,102[2]
 -  Densitie 73.8/km2 (115t)
191/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2013 estimate
 -  Total $337.360 billion[4]
 -  Per capita $7,422[4]
GDP (nominal) 2013 estimate
 -  Total $175.527 billion[4]
 -  Per capita $3,862[4]
Gini (2010) 25.6[5]
law
HDI (2012) Increase 0.740[6]
heich · 78t
Currency Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH)
Time zone Eastren European Time (UTC+2[7])
 -  Summer (DST) Eastren European Simmer Time (UTC+3)
Drives on the right
Cawin code +380
Internet TLD
a. An unthirldom referendum wis held on 1 December, efter which Ukrainian unthirldom wis finalized on 26 December. The current constitution wis adoptit on 28 Juin 1996.

Ukraine (Ukrainian: Україна, Ukraina) is a kintra in the East o Europe. It haes an aurie o 603,628 km², makkin it the lairgest contiguous kintra on the European continent. It is laund mairched wi Roushie tae the northeast, Belaroushie tae the north, Poland, Slovakie, Hungary tae the wast, an Romanie an Moldovae tae the soothwast. It is bund bi the Black Sea an the Sea o Azov tae the sooth. Its caipital an maist muckle ceety is Kiev (Kyiv). It wis ance ane o the republics o the auld Soviet Union but haes been independent syne 1991.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Law of Ukraine "On Principles of State Language Policy"". Zakon2.rada.gov.ua. Retrieved 25 August 2012. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Population by ethnic nationality, 1 January, year". ukrcensus.gov.ua. Ukrainian Office of Statistics. Archived from the original on 23 March 2008. Retrieved 17 April 2010. [deid airtin]
  3. "People and Society: Ukraine". CIA World Factbook. Retrieved February 21, 2014. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 "Report for Selected Countries and Subjects". World Economic Outlook Database. International Monetary Fund. October 2013. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  5. "Gini index". World Bank. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  6. "2013 Human Development Report Statistics". Human Development Report 2013. United Nations Development Programme. 14 March 2013. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 
  7. "Рішення Ради: Україна 30 жовтня перейде на зимовий час " Події " Україна " Кореспондент". Ua.korrespondent.net. Retrieved 31 October 2011.