• Ukraine

Ukraine (Україна)

Country in Eastern Europe. Ukraine was a republic of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1991, the country's independence was proclaimed August 24, 1991. A founding member of the UN, CIS, GUAM, BSEC and others. Ukraine offers tours that can suit all tastes - from the fashionable to the most affordable. The abundance of historical attractions, diverse nature, pleasant climate, warm sea annually attracts many tourists. Ukraine has extremely rich tourist potential: Carpathian mountains, historical monuments of ancient Ukrainian cities, rural (green) tourism and amazing nature reserves. Basic kinds of tourism in the country - excursions, medical tourism and recreation, ecotourism.

General information

The location, grounds and landscape 

In the south washed by Black and Azov Seas. Has a land border with Russia, also with Belarus, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova.

The country's territory is 603 628 км²

The relief of the territory is mostly flat nature: lowlands occupy 71%, and the hills and mountains - 26% and 3%. Mountains are located in south-west (Ukrainian Carpathians, the highest point - Mount Goverla, 2061 m above sea level). Major lowlands: in the south - Black Sea Lowland, in the north - Poliska, in the center - the Prydniprovska, in the west - Zakarpatska.

Population: more than 45 million 190 thousand people.

Capital: Kiev (Ukr. Kyiv, population 2.8 million).

Biggest cities: Kiev, Kharkiv, Odesa, Dnipropetrovsk, Lviv.

Languages: official language - Ukrainian, but Russian is used as main language vast majority of the population in southern and eastern regions.

Religion: more than 88% - are Christians (most of the believers are Orthodox Christians).

Time zoneUTC +2, UTC +3 (summer time).

Calling code+380.

Currency: Hryvnia (UAH)/ 1.00 USD ≅ 26.5 UAH, 1.00 EUR ≅ 28 UAH.

Credit card payment systems: Visa, MasterCard.

Tours in the direction of: Ukraine