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Ukraine

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Україна

Українська Україна[1]
Україна – країна у Центрально-Схiдній Європі, розташована у південно-східній частині Східноєвропейської рівнини. Має спільні державні кордони з Росією на сході та північному сході, з Білоруссю на півночі, омивається Чорним та Азовським морями на півдні. На заході межує з Польщею та Словаччиною, на південному заході – з Угорщиною, Румунією та Молдовою. З Румунією та Росією Україна має не тільки сухопутний, а й морський кордон. Також через море Україна межує із Республікою Болгарія, Туреччиною та Грузією. Площа виключної (морської) економічної зони України становить понад 82 тис. км2. Найбільшими чорноморськими портами є Одеса, Іллічівськ, Херсон, Севастополь, азовськими - Маріуполь, Бердянськ, Керч. Загальна протяжність кордонів 6992 км (із них сухопутних 5637 км). Довжина морської ділянки кордону: 1355 км (по Чорному морю – 1056,5 км; по Азовському морю – 249,5 км; по Керченській протоці – 49 км).
English Ukraine - Ukraine

Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. It borders ► Russia to the north-east, ► Belarus to the north, ► Poland, ► Slovakia and ► Hungary to the west, ► Romania and ► Moldova with ► Gagauzia and the break away republic of ► Transnistria. to the south-west, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south. The historic city of Kiev (Kyiv) is the country's capital. Ukraine has one autonomous republic, ► Crimea.


Short name  Ukraine
Official  name Ukraine
Status Independent country since 1991
Location East Europe
Capital Київ[2] (Kyiv)
Population 46,481,000 inhabitants
Area 603,700 km²
Major  languages Ukrainian (official)
Major  religions Orthodoxy
More information Ukraine, Geography of Ukraine, History of Ukraine and Politics of Ukraine
More  images Ukraine - Ukraine (Category).

General maps

Up-map.png Map of Ukraine
Ukraina.png Map of Regions of Ukraine in Ukrainian
Ukraine topo en.jpg Topographic map

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Ukraine, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Ukraine.

Celts 800-400BC.PNG Possible extent of (proto-)Celtic influence 800-400 BC
Distribution of Celts in Europe.png Celts in Europe
Pre Migration Age Germanic.png Map showing the pre-Migration Age distribution of the Germanic tribes in Proto-Germanic times, and stages of their expansion up to 50 BC, AD 100 and AD 300.
Scythia-Parthia 100 BC.png Map of Scythia 100 BC
Muromian-map.png An approximative map of the cultures in European Russia at the arrival of the Varangians
Antes01.png State of the Antes in the 6th century (around 560), according to the book of Francis Dvornik
White serbia white croatia01.png White Croatia in the 6th century (around 560), according to the book of Francis Dvornik
Gokturkut.png Map of the Western (purple) and Eastern (blue) Gokturk khaganates at their height, c. 600 CE. Lighter areas show direct rule; darker areas show spheres of influence.
Khazarfall.png Fall of Khazaria and rise of Kievan Rus
Kievan Rus en.jpg Kievan Rus' was formed around 884 in an area that comprises now parts of Ukraine, Belarus and Russia.
Slavic peoples 6th century historical map.jpg Territory of Slavic peoples (6th century).
East Slavic tribes peoples 8th 9th century.jpg European territory inahibted by East Slavic tribes in 8th and 9th century.
Viking expansion.png Map showing Scandinavian settlement in the eighth (dark red), ninth (red), tenth (orange) and eleventh (yellow) centuries. Areas denoted in green are those affected by frequent viking incursions but with little or no Scandinavian settlement.
Khazarfall1.png Khazar fall
History of Russia, IX-XV c.jpg Russia 9th-14th Century (Russian)
Ancient Rus.PNG Kievan Rus
Kievska rus 9th century.png Kievan Rus 9th Century
Kievska rus 11th century.png Kievan Rus 11th Century
001 Kievan Rus' Kyivan Rus' Ukraine map 1220 1240.jpg Kievan Rus 13th Century
Principalities of Kievan Rus' (1054-1132).jpg Principalities of Kievan Rus' (1054-1132).
Kingdom of Galicia Volhynia Rus' Ukraine 1245 1349.jpg The Kingdom of Galicia–Volhynia (1245-1349)
Grand Duchy of Lithuania Rus and Samogitia 1434.jpg Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Rus' (Ukraine) and Samogitia (1386-1434).
Early Rus.png Early Rus'
Varangian routes.png Varangian routes
Mongol Empire map.gif Map showing changes in borders of the Mongol Empire from founding by Genghis Khan in 1206, Genghis Khan's death in 1227 to the rule of Kublai Khan (1260–1294). (Uses modern day borders)
   Mongol Empire

By 1294 the empire had split into:

   Empire of the Great Khan (Yuan Dynasty)
Alex K Halych-Volhynia general.png Halych-Volhynia 12th-14th Century
LithuanianHistory.svg Map showing changes in the territory of Lithuania, including parts of Ukraine, from the 13th century to the present day
Lithuanian state in 13-15th centuries.png Lithuania in the 13th and 15th century
LithuaniaHistory.png Map of Lithuania
IRP 1466.PNG In 1386 Poland and Lithuania formed a Polish-Lithuanian personal union, succeeded in 1569 by the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Large parts of present-day Belarus and Ukraine were part of Poland-Lithuania. This map shows the borders in 1466 except in the south-east (which it is wrong about Principality of Moldavia where wasn't a part of the Polish kingdom but a vassal distinct state, allied with Poland).
Irp1569.jpg Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth 1569
Location-Pol-Lith-Commonwealth.png Location of the Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth
Polish-Lithuanian commonwealth 1619 map.png Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth compared with present borders
Rzeczpospolita Potop.png Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth
Polish-Swedish union 1592-1599.PNG Polish-Swedish Union 1592-1599
Rzeczpospolita 1600.png Commonwealth 1600
Irp.jpg Commonwealth 1635
Polish Lithuanian Ruthenian Commonwealth 1658 historical map.jpg Historical map of Polish–Lithuanian–Ruthenian Commonwealth or Commonwealth of Three Nations (1658)
IRP1658.png Commonwealth 1658
Rzeczpospolita.png Commonwealth 1686
Irp1686.png
Rzeczpospolita voivodships.png Commonwealth, division in voivodships
IRP.PNG Commonwealth 1701
RP 1701.JPG Commonwealth 1701
Сечь18ст.svg Sech in the 18th century
Украина1727-1768.gif Ukraine in 1727-1768
007 Ukrainian Cossack Hetmanate and Russian Empire 1751.jpg Historical map of Ukrainian Cossack Hetmanate and territory of Zaporozhian Cossacks under rule of Russian Empire (1751).
New serbia slavo serbia.png Location map of New Serbia (1752-1764) and Slavo-Serbia (1753-1764)
New serbia location map.png Location map of New Serbia (1752-1764)
New serbia map.png Detailed map of New Serbia (1752-1764)
Slavo serbia location map.png Location map of Slavo-Serbia (1753-1764)
Slavo serbia map.png Detailed map of Slavo-Serbia (1753-1764)
7yearswar.PNG 7 years war 1756-1762
Karte polnischeteilungen4.jpg The divisions of the Commonwealth
Rzeczpospolita Rozbiory 1.png Commonwealth after 1st partition
PolishRuswar1792.PNG Polish-Russian War 1792
PolRuswar 1792.JPG
Rzeczpospolita Rozbiory 2.png Commonwealth after 2nd partition
Rp 1794.jpg Poland 1794
Rzeczpospolita Rozbiory 3.png The third partition meant the end of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the final division between Prussia, Russia and Austria after 3rd partition
Administrative division of Russia 1848-1878.jpg Administrative division of Russia 1848-1878 (in Russian)
Gubernias de Ucrania - ENG.png Ukraine in the Russian Empire
HistRegUkr.jpg Historic traditional regions in the present Ukraine
LocationRussianEmpire1914.png The Russian Empire in 1914
Meyers b14 s0080a.jpg History of the Russian Empire (in German)
Austria-Hungary map.svg The Southern part of the commonwealth became after the partitions part of Austria, that formed in 1867 the Galicia (Central Europe) (nr. 6) as part of the Austria half of Austria-Hungary.
Kingdom of Galicia.png Kingdom of Galicia
Location Austria Hungary 1914.png Location of Austria-Hungary
Kingdom of Galicia.png Kingdom of Galicia
Austro-Hungary 1914.jpg Austria-Hungary in 1914
Greater austria.png Proposed United States of Greater Austria
Österreich-Ungarns Ende.png The end of Austria-Hungary (in German)
Russian civil war West 1918-20.png Russian Civil War
West ukraine.png West Ukrainian People's Republic 1918
West-Ukraine 1918.jpg West Ukrainian People's Republic 1918
PBW March 1919.png After the Russian revolution, Western Ukraine became part of Poland. A war between Poland and the Soviet Russia started March 1919
PBW December 1919.png December 1919
PBW June 1920.png June 1920
PBW August 1920.png August 1920
Rzeczpospolita 1922.png Borders of newly independent Poland after the Peace Treaty of Riga of 1921
UkraineGeneva1.jpg Frescoe Map of Europe in the hall of the Railway Station of Genève-Cornavin (Switzerland), inaugurated june 25, 1929, with Ukraine painted according with the claims of the Ukainian people's republic Rada (1918)
USSRmap.svg In 1922 Ukraine becomes a member republic of the Soviet Union. Western Ukraine is part of Poland.. Location of the USSR
SovietEvolution.png Evolution of the Soviet Union
Karta över de europeiska delarna av Sovjetunionen på 1920-talet.jpg European part of the USSR in the 1920s
Rzeczpospolita 1922.png Borders after the Peace Treaty of Riga of 1921 with Western Ukraine in Poland
Rzeczpospolita 1920 claims names.png Foreign claims in Poland in 1920
Rzeczpospolita 1789-1920.png Comparison 1772-1920
Poland 1939.png Poland between 1921 and 1939
Polen Galizien Wolhynien.png Poland Galicia Volynia
Curzon line en.svg The two Curzon lines : the soviet one (A) and the original one (B)
UNR 1918.jpg Administrative divisions of Ukraine 1918
URSR gubernia 1921.jpg Administrative divisions of Ukraine 1921
Uezd Gubernia Ukraine 1921.jpg Administrative divisions of Ukraine 1921
Okrugs of Ukraine 1927.jpg Administrative divisions of Ukraine 1927
Ukraine 1932-1937.png Administrative divisions of Ukraine 1932-1937
Holodomor.png Famine in Ukraine 1921-23 and 1932-1935
Ukraine 1937-1939.png Administrative divisions of Ukraine 1937-1939
Ukraine 1939-1940.png Administrative divisions of Ukraine 1939-1940
Ukraine 1940-1945.png Administrative divisions of Ukraine 1940-1945
Second world war europe 1941-1942 map en.png Eastern front of the Second World War circa 1941-1942.
Western portions of the Ukrainian SSR 1940.jpg Western ukrainan regions in Ukrainian SSR 1940
Transnistria administratie romaneasca.png Romania controlled (August 19 1941 - January 29 1944) the whole "Transnistrian" region between Dniester, [[:en
Bug (river)|Bug]] rivers and Black Sea coast. The region was divided into 13 judeţe (counties).
Map of Poland (1945).png Changing of the borders
Map of Poland (1945) rus.png Border changes after WW2 (Russian text)
Ukraine-growth.png The territorial growth of the modern Ukraine
Ukraine 1946-1954.png Administrative divisions of Ukraine 1946-1954
USSR Republics Numbered Alphabetically.png The republics of the USSR
Map of the 1974 geographic location of various ethnic groups within the Soviet Unionx400px Ukraine in the USSRImage:USSR Ethnic Groups 1974.jpg
Chernobyl placement.svg Location of Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant
Soviet Union Administrative Divisions 1989.jpg Soviet Union administrative divisions, 1989
Ukraine Wahlen 2004 2.png Presidential election runoff vote, 2004
Wahlkreise ukraine 2006 eng.png Parliamentary election, 2006
Ukrainian parliamentary election, 2007 (first place results).PNG Parliamentary election, 2007

Linguistic maps

Situación etnolinguística de Ucrania.png Ethnolinguistical map of Ukraine
Ukraine cencus 2001 Native language.svg Languages in Ukraine
Ukraine census 2001 Ukrainian.svg Ukrainian language in Ukraine (2001)
Map of Ukrainian dialects.png Map of Ukrainian dialects
Ukraine ethnic 2001 by regions and rayons.PNG The most numerous ethnic groups in Ukrainian rayons (if the data was available) or oblasts in the year 2001
Ukraine census 2001 Russian.svg Map of Russian speakers in Ukraine, based on the 2001 Ukrainian census
Romanii din Ucraina.PNG Romanians in Ukraine (in 1989 and 2001)
Russia ethnic.JPG Ethnic map of European Russia before the First World War (in French)

Maps of regions

Mapa Región Novorrosiya.png Novorrosiya Region
Mapa Región de Yedisan.png Yedisan Region
Map of Ukraine political simple Oblast Krim.png Location of Crimea in Ukraine
Crimeamap.png Map of Crimea
Crimea neutral map02.png Map of Crimea
Crimea neutral map01.png Map of Crimea
Crimea republic map.png Map of Crimea

Ukranian conflict 1917-1921

Mapa aspiraciones territoriales República Popular de Ucrania.png Claims of Ukrainian Peoples's Republic
Ucrania 1793 1914.png Ukraine 1793-1914
Ucrania 1918.png German conquest and Ukrainian Peoples's Republic and Hetmanate (1918)
Ucrania agosto 1920.png Supresion of Ukrainian Peoples's Republic, and advance toward Warsaw in Polish-Sovietic war, august 1920
Ucrania junio 1920.png Polish attack suported by Ukrainian Peoples's Republic and ocupation of Kiev, 1920 (Soviet-polish war)
Ucrania marzo 1919.png Territory of Western Ukrainian Repúblic, Red Army's offensive and White forces in March 1919
Ucrania marzo 1920.png Polish conquest of Western Ukrainian Repúblic, Red Army's offensive, and White forces in March 1920
Ucrania noviembre 1919.png Polish conquest of Western Ukrainian Repúblic, Black Army of Nestor Makhno and White forces offensive in November 1919


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  1. Romanization of Ukrainian according to the official Ukrainian standard: Ukrayina. Another romanization is the ISO 9 standard.
  2. Romanization of Ukrainian according to the official Ukrainian standard: Kyyiv. Another romanization is the ISO 9 standard.. For the English translation both Kyiv and Kiev are used.

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