Official language: Ukrainian
Independence: August, 24, 1991
Location: Central-Eastern Europe, part of the East-European plain, between 44''20' and 52''20' N and 22''5' and 41''15'E.
Area: 603 700 km2
Climate: moderately continental, except for Southern Crimea, where the climate is subtropical, of the Mediterranean type. The Carpathian climate is also mild, with warm winter and rainy summer.
Average winter temperature is from -8° to -12° C (from +17.6° F to +3° F). In the Southern regions average winter temperature is 0° C (+32° F).
Average summer temperature is from +18° to +25° C (from +64.4° F to +77° F), although maximum temperature can be more than +35° C (+95° F).
Best time to visit Ukraine: summer, late spring and early autumn.
Population: 47 732 079 (25th in the world, population density – 80 p/km2)
Currency: hryvnia (letter code UAH, digital code 980)
Time zone: GMT+2 (UTC+2)
Internet top-level domain: ua
International phone code: 380
New official website UKRAINE.UA
Explore Ukraine online through its brand new official website UKRAINE.UA
14 January 2021 16:03
Today Ukraine has got its official website UKRAINE.UA. With this modern digital platform, we want to tell a creative and inspiring story about Ukraine for foreign visitors. Here everyone can get their first impression of the country and make a decision to come here to study, invest or travel.
Ukraine has a unique history, rich culture and diverse landscape. It will definitely exceed your expectations. It is a creative, dynamic and innovative country. A country of freedom and dignity. A place where a thousand-year history and ambitious visions of the future meet.
UKRAINE.UA visitors will enjoy its lightly written and witty texts, as well as lots of beautiful and high-quality images of Ukraine, showing its diverse nature, old castles, mountains, vibrant cities and more. Millions of people over the globe will now be able to get acquainted and fall in love with Ukraine at first sight.
Be the first one to discover Ukraine! The COVID-19 pandemic times will be over one day. This will be the day to visit Ukraine and enjoy all it has to give. For now, get an online taste of it at our new online portal, UKRAINE.UA.