Ukrainian flag consists of two equal horizontal bands of blue and yellow colors. These colors symbolize the wheat grown under the blue sky.
The state language of Ukraine. Ukrainian language - the official language of Ukraine. Most of the citizens of Kiev also know the Russian language. Most hotels/apartments in Kiev as all over Ukraine staff speaks English, and at the same time staff of premier hotels owns several foreign languages.
Currency of Ukraine - Hryvnia (UAH) - was provided into circulation in September 1996. In the back of a banknote 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500 hryvnia.
Kopeyka. 1 hryvnia = 100 kopecks. There are coins of 1, 2, 5, 10, 25 and 50 cents and coins of 1 hryvnia.
Ukraine Total area: 603, 700 square meters. km. Ukraine - the second largest country in Europe after the European part of Russia. Administratively Ukraine is divided into 24 regions and the Autonomous Republic of Crimea. The country has access to the Black sea and Azov Seas, on its territory there are two mountain ranges: the Carpathians in the west and the Crimean Mountains in the south of Ukraine.
Kiev is the capital of Ukraine
Kiev was founded by three brothers Kyi, Schek, Horiv and their sister Lybid more than 1500 years ago in 482 AD. Kiev - one of the largest cities in Europe with a population of about 2.6 million inhabitants. The city is situated on the banks of the Dnieper River, which empties into the Black Sea.
Coat of arms of Kiev is the image of the Archangel Michael, who is considered the patron saint of Kiev.