National Symbols of Ukraine

Ukraine is a country in Europe. It shares borders with the following countries: Belarus, Russia, Moldova, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, . The capital of Ukraine is Kyiv.

The official language is Ukrainian and the Ukrainian hryvnia is the currency of the Ukraine. The domain is .ua and the country code is +380.

National day is celebrated on 24 Aug 1991. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Ukraine is no exception.

In Ukraine, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Ukrainian people. Horilka is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Ukraine. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Taras Shevchenko, Ivan Franko, Lesya Ukrainka represent a national Ukrainian symbol.

The country was founded by Mykhailo Hrushevsky. The current president of Ukraine is Volodymyr Zelensky and Denys Shmyhal is the Prime Minister.

In Ukraine the power plugs and sockets are of type C, F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Ukrainian national anthem was written by Pavlo Chubynsky and composed by Mykhaylo Verbytsky.

Country information

Official name(s) Ukraine
Alternative name(s) Ukraine (official, English)
Regional location Eastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Poland, Romania, and Moldova in the west and Russia in the east
Country name etymology "Edge, borderland"
Climate Temperate continental; Mediterranean only on the southern Crimean coast; precipitation disproportionately distributed, highest in west and north, lesser in east and southeast; winters vary from cool along the Black Sea to cold farther inland; summers are warm across the greater part of the country, hot in the south
Terrain Most of Ukraine consists of fertile plains (steppes) and plateaus, mountains being found only in the west (the Carpathians), and in the Crimean Peninsula in the extreme south
Population 43,733,762
National Day 24 Aug 1991
Language(s) Ukrainian
Religion Christianity
Country code +380
Literacy rate 99.8%
Currency Ukrainian hryvnia
Capital city Kyiv
Domain(TLD) .ua
Ethnicity Ukrainians & Russians
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Ukrainian
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 603,628 km2 (233,062 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+2 (EET)
Average elevation 175 m (574 ft)
Coastline 2,782 Km
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Ukraine

Flag map of Ukraine

Motto of Ukraine

Воля, злагода, добро - Volya, zlahoda, dobro - "Ukrainian: Liberty, concord, goodness"

National animal of Ukraine

The National animal of Ukraine is Common nightingale

National Animal of Ukraine - Common nightingale

National flower of Ukraine

The National flower of Ukraine is Sunflower . Botanical name is Helianthus.

National flower of Ukraine - Sunflower

National bird of Ukraine

The National bird of Ukraine is Common nightingale

National bird of Ukraine - Common nightingale

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Neighbouring countries of Ukraine

Ukrainian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Begat a son and your name will live forever.

A woman’s beauty cannot warm a winter’s night.

A good, warmed vodka makes a carnation bloom inside your stomach.

The obliging fool is worse than an enemy.

No matter how hard you try, a bull will never give milk.

Women and dogs set men together by their ears.

A husband wants to have a healthy wife; a brother wants to have a rich sister.

The church is near, but the way is icy. The tavern is far, but I will walk carefully.

Borrowed bread lies heavy on the stomach.

The fatter the flea the leaner the dog.

You don’t really see the world if you only look through your own window.

Flies will not land on a boiling pot.

No man deserves punishment for his thoughts.

Luck always seems to be against the man who depends on it.

Wisdom is in the head, not in the beard.

Drunkards know no danger.

Live one century – study one century.

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