Continent- Europe

Region – Eastern Europe

Size – 603,500 km2

Geography – Comprises of sea coast, fertile plains, plateaus, highland regions, mountains

Language- Ukrainian

Religion- 33.6% Christians, 0.6% Islam, 0.1% Jewish, 3.8% follows other religions, 62.5% non-religious or do not follow any particular religion

Monetary Unit- Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH)

Natural Resources- Iron ore, coal, natural gas, oil, salt, sulfur, manganese, graphite, magnesium, kaolin, nickel, titanium, mercury, arable land.

Agriculture- Wheat, barley, rapeseed, sunflowers, sugar beets

Industry- Power generation, ferrous and non-ferrous metallurgy, fuel, chemical and petrochemical, gas, machine-building and metal-working, forest, wood-working, wood pulp and paper, construction materials, food

Neighboring Countries – Russia, Belarus, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Moldova

Population – 42,539,010 (2016 estimate)

Population Growth Rate- (-) 0.2%

Average Life Expectancy – 70.94 years

Capital City – Kiev (population 2.804 million)

Highest Mountain – Mount Hoverla (2061 m)

Yearly Rainfall – 400-600 mm but lower in the inland areas

Plant Life – Linden, oak, pine, spruce, beech, evergreen and deciduous shrubs and grasses,

Animal Life– Elk, fox, marten, mouflon, roe deer, wildcat, wild pig, wolf, mice, gophers, jerboas, wild boars, brown bears

Bird Life – Nighthawks, raptors, song birds, swifts, waders, waterfowl, Eurasian black vulture, steppe eagle, gray heron

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