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Ukraine
Україна (Ukrainian)
Ukrayina
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  Russian 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 languagesBelarusian, Bulgarian, Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Yiddish[1][2]
Ethnic groups(2001[3])
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
28 June 1996
Area
• Total
603,628 km2 (233,062 sq mi) (45th)
• Water (%)
7
Population
• 2017 estimate

42,418,235 Decrease

[4] (32nd)
• 2001 census
48,457,102[3]
• Density
73.8/km2 (191.1/sq mi) (115th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$366 billion[5] (50th)
• Per capita
$8,656[5] (114th)
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$104 billion[5] (62nd)
• Per capita
$2,459[5] (132nd)
Gini (2015)Negative increase 25.5[6]
low · 18th
HDI (2015)Decrease 0.743[7]
high · 84th
CurrencyUkrainian hryvnia (UAH)
Time zoneEET(UTC+2[8])
• 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.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 20, 2018


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