About

Ukraine Cheat Sheet (Ukraine At a Glance):
 

 Formal Name

 Ukraine

 Location of Ukraine

 Eastern Europe

 Capital

 Kiev

 Demonym

 Ukrainian

 Area

 603,628 km2 (233,062 sq mi)

 Land Boundaries

 Total: 5,618 km, Border Countries (7): Belarus 1,111 km, Hungary 128 km, Moldova 1,202 km, Poland 535 km, Romania 601 km, Russia 1,944 km, Slovakia 97 km

 Population

 45 Million

 Ethnic Groups

 Ukrainians, Russians

 Languages

 Ukrainian

 Administrative and Territorial Structure

 Ukraine is divided into 27 regions: 24 oblasts, one autonomous republic, and two "cities with special status".

 Religion

 Orthodox Christianity, Catholicism, Islam

 Currency

 Ukrainian Hryvnia (UAH)

 Time Zone

 UTC +2, UTC +3 (Summer)

 Calling Code

 +380

 Internet TLD

 .ua, .ykp

 Drives On

 Right Side

 Visa on Arrival

 No

 Major Cities

 Kiev, Kharkiv, Odessa, Lviv, Dnipro, Donetsk, Zaporizhia

 
Interesting Facts About Ukraine:

Ukraine is the largest state situated entirely in Europe.

The world's worst nuclear power plant accident, the 1986 Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant disaster, took place in the now abandoned Ukrainian town of Pripyat.

The name Ukraine is believed to originally mean "borderland" or "region". In English 'The Ukraine' used to be the form used now it is just called 'Ukraine'.

Arsenalnaya Metro Station located in Kiev is the deepest in the world (105 meters).

As of 2011 Ukraine was the world's 3rd largest grain exporter.

After the breakup of the Soviet Union, Ukraine inherited the third-largest nuclear arsenal in the world. They voluntarily gave it up, becoming entirely free of nuclear weapons by 1996. Ukraine had over a thousand nuclear warheads and the third largest nuclear potential after Russia and America. The warheads and missiles were given to Russia, silos were destroyed.

Ukraine has been in a demographic crisis since the 1980s because of its high death rate and a low birth rate. The population is shrinking by over 150,000 a year.

Ukraine is a 4th educated nation in the world: 99.4% of Ukrainians aged 15 and over can read and write.

The world’s heaviest aircraft is An-225 Mriya is created by the Kyiv-based Antonov design bureau. The plane was designed to airlift space shuttles and rocket boosters, however is now carrying oversized payloads.

Ukraine is tech-savvy. They’ve got the 4th largest number of IT professionals in the world, behind the US, India, and Russia.

 

Tourism

Ukraine Toursim

Ukraine is the largest country in Europe and has attracted tourists from all over the world with its treasures of nature and the life. Ukraine, with its 2300 kms of railways, has 7 Unesco heritage sites, 20,000 lakes and 71,000 rivers and streams. Odessa Opera House is among the top 5 operas in the world and has hosted some of the greatest musical performances. There are 30000 churches and parishes in Ukraine, frequently visited by tourists. Ukraine offers romantic landscapes and has 11 million hectares of green forests. Oleshky Sands is the only desert in Europe. It is situated inland from the Ukrainian coast of the Black Sea and consists of sand dunes reaching heights up to 5 metres. If that's not enough, Ukraine has 500 Kms of beaches and resorts for beach lovers. Last couple of decades has seen an influx of students from around the world studying medical science and information technology. Ukraine has some of the highest number of IT professionals in the world. Ukrainian food is one of the richest national cuisines. There are food festivals that offer countless delicacies for tourists around the world. Winter tourism, eco and culture tourism are equally popular here. Ukraine provides an excellent environment and infrastructure to host corporate meetings, conferences and incentive tours. By far, Ukraine is one of the most affordable tourist destinations in Europe.

The capital of Kiev is said to be one of the most beautiful cities of the post Soviet countries and establishes connection between the history of Ukraine and its modern urban developments. It’s a romantic city bustling streets and fascinating golden domed monuments of historical importance. No other city in Europe has more green open spaces than Kiev. Beautiful parks and flowers, tree lined boulevards and the vast Dnipro River. Kiev city boasts of numerous theaters, museums, religious sites, modern buildings and ancient ruins. The city of Kiev is the center of Ukrainian culture and soon to be a destination of mass tourism.

Get to know more About Ukraine: Dook Dossier 2017-2018

Attractions in Kiev & Ukraine:

Kiev Pechersk Lavra, Kiev

Carpathian Landscapes

Lviv’s Ploshcha Rynok

Kamyanets – Podilisky

Kolomyya

Pyrohovo Museum of Folk Architecture, Kiev

Sofiyivka Park - Uman

Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, Ukraine

Andriyivsky Uzviz, Kiev

Sudak's Crumbling Castle

Travel Guide

Penny Wise Ukraine

Items

Price in Hryvnia

Price in Dollars ($)

 Meal for 2, in mid range Restaurant, Three-course

500

18.4

 Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar

66

2.4

 Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)

15

0.55

 Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)

30

1.1

 Cappuccino (regular)

22

0.8

 Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)

10.5

0.4

 Water (1.5 liter bottle)

8

0.3

 Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)

90

3.3

 Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro)

26

0.95

 Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)

35

1.3

 Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)

5

0.2

 Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)

60

2.2

* Prices are our approximation and may vary slightly.
* Prices are market prices of articles and may vary at restaurants and hotels.

Ukraine Flight Connections (Flight to Kiev)

Destination: Kiev - Ukraine
Pickup & Drop: Delhi International Airport
Mode of Travel (Flight Details): Fixed Departure for Kiev

Kiev Flight Connections:

• Air Arabia and Fly Dubai have flights via Sharjah and Dubai respectively, from numerous airports in India.
• Air Astana has flights ex-Delhi via Almaty.

Frequency:

• Air Arabia has flights on Tue, Fri, Sat & Sundays from 13 airports in India.
• Fly Dubai has daily flights from 8 ports.
• Air Astana has connecting flights to Kiev four times a week via Almaty.

Ukraine Tour FAQs

If you have any query about Ukraine Tourism, Tourist Destinations, Attractions, Visa Process, and other tour related information then visit Frequently Asked Questions of Ukraine.

Visa Information

Ukrainian Visa Information:

Ukrainian visa process takes 7 working days.

• Ukrainian visa for Indian tourists is on arrival for a fee of 100 USD.
• It helps to have good international travel history on the passport to acquire Ukrainian visa.
• Border immigration police reserves the right to refuse entry in Ukraine.

Contact for more details about Ukraine Tourist Visa!

Enquiry Form
Date of Travel
No of Travelers
SUBMIT