Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe, located at the northwest end of the Black Sea; Ukraine borders Belarus, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, and Slovakia. It is the second largest country in Europe.
The Ukrainian landscape has mostly productive plains, crossed by rivers such as the Dnieper (Dnipro), Seversky Donets, Dniester and the Southern Buh. The only mountains in the country are the Carpathians in the west and some on Crimea, in the south.
REASONS TO GO
The stunning Ukrainian capital – Kiev, world-famous for its Orthodox and Baroque architecture.
Relaxing in a cruise trip from Kiev to Crimea, along the Dnipro River.
The Carpathian beautiful landscapes.
GOOD TO KNOW
Currency: Hryvnia (UAH)
Area: 603,700 sq km (233.089 sq mi)
Population: 46 million
Calling Code: +380
Time Zone: UTC +2
1 Jan New Year's Day
7 Jan Orthodox Christmas Day
8 Mar International Women's Day
1 May - 2 May Labour Days
9 May Victory Day
28 Jun Constitution Day
24 Aug Ukrainian Independence Day
OTHER HOLIDAYS: Orthodox Easter, Orthodox Pentecost