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Ukraine

Anthem: 
"Shche ne vmerla Ukrayiny
ni slava, ni volya
"

(English: "The Glory and the Will of Ukraine Have Not Yet Died")[a]
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Capital
and largest city
Kiev
50°27′N30°30′E / 50.450°N 30.500°E / 50.450; 30.500
Official languagesUkrainian
Ethnic groups
(2001)[1]
Demonym(s)Ukrainian
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialconstitutional republic
Volodymyr Zelensky
Oleksiy Honcharuk
Dmytro Razumkov
LegislatureVerkhovna Rada
Establishment history
• Kievan Rus'
established
882
1199
18 (8) August 1649
• Autonomous Ukrainian People's Republic
within Russia
23 (10) June 1917
• Independence
proclaimed
22 (9) January 1918
• West UPR
proclaimed
13 November 1918
• Soviet rule
established
10 March 1919
• Member of the
Soviet Union
30 December 1922
30 December 1938
15 November 1939
30 June 1941
16 July 1990
• Independence from
the Soviet Union
24 August 1991a
28 June 1996
Area
• Total
603,628 km2 (233,062 sq mi) (45th)
• Water (%)
7
Population
• 2019 estimate
Decrease 42,030,832[2]
(excluding Crimea and Sevastopol) (33rd)
• 2001 census
48,457,102[1]
• Density
73.8/km2 (191.1/sq mi) (115th)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
Increase $408.040 billion[3] (47th)
• Per capita
Increase $9,743[3] (111th)
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
Increase $134.887 billion[3] (57th)
• Per capita
Increase $3,220[3] (128th)
Gini (2016)Positive decrease 25.0[4]
low · 18th
HDI (2017)Increase 0.751[5]
high · 88th
CurrencyUkrainian hryvnia (₴) (UAH)
Time zoneUTC+2[6] (EET)
• Summer (DST)
UTC+3 (EEST)
Driving sideright
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
This page was last updated on December 7, 2019


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