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Ukraine
Україна  (Ukrainian)
Ukraina
Anthem: "Shche ne vmerly Ukrainy ni slava ni volya"
"The glory and the will of Ukraine has not yet died" (also – "Ukraine has not yet perished)"
Location of  Ukraine  (green)Claimed, but not controlled (light green)
  • Location of  Ukraine  (green)
  • Claimed, but not controlled (light green)
Capital
and largest city
Kiev
50°27′N30°30′E / 50.450°N 30.500°E / 50.450; 30.500
Official languagesUkrainian
Recognised regional languagesArmenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, German, Greek, Hungarian, Karaim, Krymchak, Moldovan, Polish, Romani, Romanian, Russian, Rusyn, Slovak, Yiddish[1]
Ethnic groups(2001[2])
DemonymUkrainian
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialconstitutional republic
Petro Poroshenko
Volodymyr Groysman
Andriy Parubiy
LegislatureVerkhovna Rada
Formation
882
1199
17 August 1649
7 November 1917
1 November 1918
10 March 1919
8 October 1938
15 November 1939
30 June 1941
24 August 1991a
Area
• Total
603,628 km2 (233,062 sq mi) (46th)
• Water (%)
7
Population
• 2016 estimate
42,541,633[3] (32nd)
• 2001 census
48,457,102[2]
• Density
73.8/km2 (191.1/sq mi) (115th)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$353 billion[4]
• Per capita
$8,305[4]
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Total
$93 billion[4]
• Per capita
$2,194[4]
Gini (2014) 24.1[5]
low
HDI (2014)Increase 0.747[6]
high · 81st
CurrencyUkrainian hryvnia (UAH)
Time zoneEET(UTC+2[7])
• Summer (DST)
EEST (UTC+3)
Drives on theright
Calling code+380
ISO 3166 codeUA
Internet TLD
  1. An independence referendum was held on 1 December, after which Ukrainian independence was finalized on 26 December. The current constitution was adopted on 28 June 1996.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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