Ukraine, with its area of 600,000 sq km, is the second largest country in Eastern Europe. It borders on the Russian Federation to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary to the west, Romania and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov to the south and southeast respectively. The main waterway is the Dnieper River. The capital of Ukraine is Kyiv. The monetary unit is Ukrainian Hryvnia (UAH).
City Name City Name (in Ukrainian) Subdivision City status Population (2001 Census) Kiev Київ Kiev S 2,611,327 Kharkiv Харків Kharkiv Oblast O 1,470,902 Dnipropetrovsk Дніпропетровськ Dnipropetrovsk Oblast O 1,065,008 Odessa Одеса Odessa Oblast O 1,029,049 Donetsk Донецьк Donetsk Oblast O 1,016,194 Zaporizhia Запоріжжя Zaporizhia Oblast O 815,256 Lviv Львів Lviv Oblast O 732,818 Kryvyi Rih Кривий ріг Dnipropetrovsk Oblast O 668,980 Mykolaiv Миколаїв Mykolaiv Oblast O 514,136 Mariupol Маріуполь Donetsk Oblast O 492,176 Luhansk Луганськ Luhansk Oblast O 463,097 Makiivka Макіївка Donetsk Oblast O 389,589 Vinnytsia Вінниця Vinnytsia Oblast O 356,665 Simferopol Сімферополь Crimea O 343,644 Sevastopol Севастополь Sevastopol S 342,451 Kherson Херсон Kherson Oblast O 328,360 Poltava Полтава Poltava Oblast O 317,998 Chernihiv Чернігів Chernihiv Oblast O 304,994 Cherkasy Черкаси Cherkasy Oblast O 295,414 Sumy Суми Sumy Oblast O 293,141 Horlivka Горлівка Donetsk Oblast O 292,250 Zhytomyr Житомир Zhytomyr Oblast O 284,236 Dniprodzerzhynsk Дніпродзержинськ Dnipropetrovsk Oblast O 255,841 Kirovohrad Кіровоград Kirovohrad Oblast O 254,103 Khmelnytskyi Хмельницький Khmelnytskyi Oblast O 253,994 Rivne Рівне Rivne Oblast O 248,813 Chernivtsi Чернівці Chernivtsi Oblast O 240,621 Kremenchuk Кременчук Poltava Oblast O 234,073 Ternopil Тернопіль Ternopil Oblast O 227,755 Ivano-Frankivsk Івано-Франківськ Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast O 218,359 Lutsk Луцьк Volyn Oblast O 208,816 Bila Tserkva Біла Церква Kiev Oblast O 200,131 Kramatorsk Краматорськ Donetsk Oblast O 181,025 Melitopol Мелітополь Zaporizhia Oblast O 160,657 Kerch Керч Crimea O 157,007 Nikopol Нікополь Dnipropetrovsk Oblast O 136,280 Sloviansk Слов’янськ Donetsk Oblast O 124,829 Berdiansk Бердянськ Zaporizhia Oblast O 121,692 Sieverodonetsk Сєверодонецьк Luhansk Oblast O 119,940 Alchevsk Алчевськ Luhansk Oblast O 119,193 Pavlohrad Павлоград Dnipropetrovsk Oblast O 118,816 Uzhhorod Ужгород Zakarpattia Oblast O 117,317 […]
Uzhgorod city - is the administrative center of Uzhhorod Transcarpathian region. This is a historic center of Carpathian Ukraine. Uzhgorod is located at an altitude of approximately 120 m in the foothills of the Carpathians on the Uzh River. The city borders with Slovakia, there are two border crossings: Uzhgorod car - Vysne German and broad-gauge railway for freight Pavlovo - Matevske Voykovtse. The population of Uzhgorod is about 118 thousand people. Uzhgorod city rich in many monuments of architecture - Uzhgorod Castle, Bishop's Palace (nowadays the University Library), a Catholic church in the baroque style and Town hall. In the 1930's by Czech [...]
Uman city is administrative center of Cherkassy region with population about 100 thousand people. Uman located at the confluence of two rivers Kamenka and Umanka, 210 kilometers south from Kiev and 230 kilometers north from Odessa on the highway Kiev – Odessa. Uman is famous town known worldwide for its old memo, rich and interesting history, cultural and just a good, kind people. Uman city has the most favorable and convenient geographical position among the cities of Ukraine for investments and business development. Located at the crossroads of two major transportation arteries of the country, and now has great influence, as in ancient times Slavish development. Nachman's Grave in [...]
Odessa Travel Guide Centuries and centuries ago the land which name is Odessa now, was already populated by people. On the western coast of Kujalnitskiy estuary one of the settlements of people of paleolith epoch was settled down. Odessites hospitably accepted and placed everyone who was wondering in the steppe and when at least reached Odessa bay, unexpectedly understood that had to stay here forever, even at the time Before Christ! The city Odessa was established in the eighteen century and swiftly developed in the first part of the nineteenth century and in the seventy's of the nineteenth century became the fourth Russian city ( after St.-Petersburg, Moscow [...]
Lviv (Russian – Lvov) is one of the oldest cities in Ukraine and living monument with long 7 century history. So it is no wonder that the historic center of Lviv is very preserved and included into the UNESCO list of the World Heritage Sites. Lviv was founded in the middle of the XIII century by Prince Danylo Halytsky and named after his son Leo. The first mention of Lviv chronicle refers to year 1256. Lviv survived more than 30 wars, sieges and fires, but each time it rose from the ruins. In the architecture of the town whimsically mixed different styles and epochs: Gothic [...]
Kiev city Kiev Pechersk Lavra Kiev Pechersk Lavra also known as the Kiev Monastery of the Caves, is a historic Orthodox Christian monastery in Kiev, Ukraine. Since its foundation as the cave monastery in 1015 the Lavra has been a preeminent center of the Eastern Orthodox Christianity in Eastern Europe. Together with the Saint-Sophia Cathedral, it is inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was named one of the Seven Wonders of Ukraine on August 21, 2007, based on voting by experts and the internet community. Podol Podol which lies along Dnieper bank is one of the oldestKiev regions. Several centuries ago [...]