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Four out of ten European transport corridors run through Ukrainian territory, Ukraine’s original constitution was among the first in Europe , Ukraine witnessed the most destructive nuclear disaster in the history in form of Chernobyl accident, on April 26, 1986, The largest country of Europe is Ukraine

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Latitude and Longitude 48º 30' N, 33º 00' E
Area 603700 km2
Capital Kyiv (Kiev)
Time Zone UTC+2
Official Name Ukraine
Currency Hryvnia (UAH)
Government Republic
Legislature Unicameral
Population 45994288
Independence Date 08/24/91
International Dialing Code 380
ISO Code alpha-3 UA
ISO Code alpha-2 UKR
GDP per Capita (PPP) $7,000.00
Climate Type Temperate and Mediterranean
Major Language(s) Bulgarian, Hungarian, Romanian, Russian, Ukrainian (official)
Major Ethnic Groups Russian, Ukrainian
Major Religious Groups Christian (Ukrainian Orthodox - KP, Ukrainian Orthodox – MP, Ukrainian Greek Catholic, Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox)
Administrative Divisions 24 Provinces (oblasti), 1 Autonomous republic (avtonomna respublika) and 2 Municipalities (mista) with province status
Neighbouring Countries Belarus, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia
Major Industries Mining, Metallurgy, Machinery, Chemicals, Food Processing, Transport Equipment, Electric Power
Natural Resources Cultivable land, Coal, Iron ore, Kaolin, Manganese, Magnesium, Mercury, Natural Gas, Nickel, Petroleum, Sulfur, Titanium, Timber