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sovereign state in Eastern Europe
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Instance of sovereign state (26 December 1991, Declaration of the USSR Council of the Republics regarding the establishment of the Commonwealth of Independent States),
state with limited recognition (24 August 1991, 26 December 1991, dissolution of the Soviet Union, Declaration of Independence of Ukraine, Belavezha Accords)
Part of Eastern Europe
Basic form of government
  • republic
  • representative democracy
  • unitary state
Legislative body
Executive body
Highest judicial authority
Official language
Head of state
Head of government
  • 24 August 1991
  • 42,558,328 (1 February 2017)
Top-level Internet domain
  • .ua
  • .укр
official website
Authority control

49° 00′ 00″ N, 32° 00′ 00″ E

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Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. Ukraine borders Russia to the east, Belarus to the north, Poland, Slovakia and Hungary to the west, Romania, Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south. The city of Kyiv is both the capital and the largest city of Ukraine.


national symbol[edit]

Main category: Symbols of Ukraine


Main category: Maps of Ukraine
Selected maps are included in the Wikimedia-logo.svg Wikimedia Atlas of UkraineTerrestrial globe.svg.


Main category: People of Ukraine

President of Ukraine[edit]

Main category: Presidents of Ukraine

folk costume[edit]

Ukrainian folk costumes[edit]

Ukrainian headdress[edit]

Ukrainian footwear[edit]

Social strata[edit]

Ukrainian culture[edit]

Main category: Culture of Ukraine

administrative territorial entity[edit]

Main category: Regions of Ukraine

Cherkasy Oblast[edit]

Main category: Cherkasy Oblast

Chernihiv Oblast[edit]

Main category: Chernihiv Oblast

Chernivtsi Oblast[edit]

Main category: Chernivtsi Oblast

Crimean Peninsula[edit]

Main gallery: Крим - Крым.

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast[edit]

Main category: Dnipropetrovsk Oblast

Donetsk Oblast[edit]

Main gallery: Донецкая область.

Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast[edit]

Main category: Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast

Харківська область (Харьковская область/Kharkiv oblast)[edit]

Херсонська область (Херсонская область/Khersonska oblast)[edit]

Хмельницька область (Хмельницкая область/Khmelnytska oblast)[edit]

Кіровоградська область (Кировоградская область/Kirovohradska oblast)[edit]

Київська область (Киевская область/Kyivska oblast)[edit]

Київ (Киев/Kyiv)[edit]

Луганська область (Луганская область/Luhanska oblast)[edit]

Львівська область (Львовская область/Lvivska oblast)[edit]

Львів (Львов / Lviv / L'viv / Lwiw (Lemberg) / Lwów ) (UNESCO)[edit]

See also: Lviv See also: Lviv Opera House

Миколаївська область (Николаевская область / Mykolayivska oblast)[edit]

Одеська область (Одесская область / Odessa Oblast)[edit]

System-search.svgSee also: Odessa Oblast.

Полтавська область (Полтавская область / Poltavska oblast)[edit]

Рівненська область (Ровненская область/Rivnenska oblast)[edit]

Севастополь (Севастополь/Sevastopol City)[edit]

Сумська область (Сумская область / Sumy Oblast)[edit]

Тернопільська область (Тернопольская область / Ternopilska oblast)[edit]

Вінницька область (Винницкая область / Vinnytska oblast)[edit]

Волинська область (Волынская область / Obwód wołyński / Volyn Oblast)[edit]

Закарпатська область (Закарпатская область / Zakarpattia Oblast)[edit]

Запорізька область (Запорожская область/Zaporiz'ka oblast)[edit]

Житомирська область (Житомирская область/Zhytomyrska oblast)[edit]