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General information about Ukraine

Welcome to Ukraine — a unique and beautiful land!

Ukraine, as a real woman, invites with its mysteries and attracts those who try to learn her multi-faceted character. Travelers from all over the world come here to enter into the spirit of Cossacks, admire unique natural reserves and appraise world-famous dishes of the national Ukrainian cuisine. It is a country, where the East joins the West and the sun falls on the slopes in the Carpathian mountains and awakens in the Crimean steppes.

Watch this video and discover Ukraine the way it is - Magnificent and unique, modern and fast - a cultural pearl of the world.


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Ukraine is located in Eastern Europe at the crossroads between Europe and Asia. Ukraineborders Romania, Moldova, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, Belarus, and Russia. With a total area of 603,700 sq. km, Ukraine is one of the largest countries in Europe and its population is about 48 000 000 people.

The capital of Ukraine is Kyiv.

The State language is Ukrainian. Many Ukrainians are bilingual and speak Russian as well. Among foreign languages, the most popular is English but it is not possible to guarantee that you would meet lots of Ukrainians speaking English fluently.

The country is subdivided into 24 regions / States (Oblasts) together with the Autonomous Republic of Crimea.

Time: GMT + 2 hours.

News about Euromaidan in Ukraine

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When reading the world news, it is often difficult to know for sure what is exactly going on in Ukraine.

UaDreams is based in Ukraine and all our offices are situated in various cities of our dear country. Being locals, we can tell at first hand, what is really happening in Ukraine.

Unusual attractions in Ukraine

If you come to Ukraine, do enjoy your time and spend it with benefit! Ukraine has many types and different activities to entertain yourself during your visit and waiting hours and you simply have to take this chance! Choose from the plenty of options that we offer and we will help you to organize all your activities.

For all questions concerning the organization and booking of trips, please contact our Member service.

An Art Nouveau building located in the historic Lypky neighborhood of Kiev
House with Chimaerasis an Art Nouveau building located in the historic Lypky neighborhood of Kiev
History of Ukraine and Zaporozhye Cossacks
Island Khortitsa- a home territory of the glorious Zaporozhye Cossacks who for centuries were participating in many wars and became famous for their courage
The Dead City of Pripyat Ukraine
Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.Chernobyl zone - the dead city of Pripyat, sarcophagus
Visiting old estates in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine
Look at the estates of theKharkov region- architectural masterpieces Sharovka, Staryi Merchyk, Natalievka
Sofiyivka Park is a botanical garden and a scientific-researching institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, it is a popular recreational spot
Sofiyivkais a scenic landmark of world gardening design at the beginning of the 19th century
Around the square, there are 44 tenement houses, which represent several architectural styles, from Renaissance to Modernism.
Rynok Squareis a central square of the city of Lviv, Ukraine, that was planned in the second half of the 13th century
The name is of Hungarian origin and means 'snow fortress'. Hoverla is composed of sandstone, a sedimentary rock type.
Mount Hoverlaat 2,061 metres (6,762 ft), is the highest mountain in Ukraine
An Art Nouveau building located in the historic Lypky neighborhood of Kiev
House with Chimaerasis an Art Nouveau building located in the historic Lypky neighborhood of Kiev
History of Ukraine and Zaporozhye Cossacks
Island Khortitsa- a home territory of the glorious Zaporozhye Cossacks who for centuries were participating in many wars and became famous for their courage

Ukrainian Ladies are the most beautiful in the world

Ukrainian Ladies are the most beautiful in the world

Even the Dutch television broadcasted a commercial about how beautiful Ukrainian ladies are. And they were right ;).

One of the Dutch fans told to a Ukrainian journalist: "I would marry all the ladies here!"

Perhaps one of them is waiting for you?

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Interesting and fun facts about Ukraine

The constitution was formed 77 years earlier than the the constitution of the United States.

World's first constitution was designed by Cossack hetman Pylyp Orlyk in 1710. The constitution was formed in April 1710-77 years earlier than the enactment of the constitution of the United States.

Ukrainian is the second most melodic language

Ukrainian is the second most melodic language in the world after Italian. It was resolved on Global Linguistic Conference in Paris in 1934.

One of the most famous Ukrainian Christmas songs is 'Shedryk'

One of the most famous Ukrainian Christmas songs "Shedryk" is known to the rest of the world as "Carol of the Bells"

Ukraine is the fourth most educated nation in the world

Ukraine is the fourth most educated nation in the world. About 99,4% of Ukrainians over 16 years old know how to write and 70% of the population have higher education.

Geographical center is in Dilove village near Rakhiv town in Carpathian mountains of Western Ukraine.

Geographical center of Europe is situated in Ukraine. It is in Dilove village near Rakhiv town in Carpathian mountains of Western Ukraine.

Ukraine can be considered as a birthplace of Russia

Ukraine can be considered as a birthplace of Russia as Kyiv was the capital of Kyivan Rus, the state which further developed into modern Russia, Belarus and Ukraine.

The constitution was formed 77 years earlier than the the constitution of the United States.

World's first constitution was designed by Cossack hetman Pylyp Orlyk in 1710. The constitution was formed in April 1710-77 years earlier than the enactment of the constitution of the United States.

Ukrainian is the second most melodic language

Ukrainian is the second most melodic language in the world after Italian. It was resolved on Global Linguistic Conference in Paris in 1934.

The foreigners are enamored of Ukraine!

Foreign fans were delighted by their trip, because: Ukraine was perfectly prepared for the championship technically: new modern airports, roads, excellent stadiums, new transport appeared in the cities. UEFA president Michel Platini told: "Thanks to EURO-2012 Ukraine made a step forward for 30 years". And, as it is known, the championship ends, and the results remain.

Ukrainians were very hospitable and made friends with foreign fans so much, that the holiday passed wonderfully well!

The most warm-hearted friendship appeared between Hollander and Kharkov citizens, who went for the teams of each other till the last minute. Everybody cheered up in the fan zone at the biggest square in Europe - guests and citizens dressed in orange colors drank beer, took pictures with each other, sang sounding "Viva Hollandia!", and somebody has even found here his love.

In the first colorful Dutch march from the fan zone to the stadium (about 5 km) only foreign guests took part. And already in the third march thousands of Kharkov citizens joined them!

Other host-cities kept up with Kharkov: the Swedish fans in Kyiv swam in the Dnieper and sunbathed on its shores, learned Ukrainian songs, and exclaimed: "Kyiv, we will come back! Ukraine, we love you!". German and Portuguese fans in Lviv enjoyed the beauty of the old city. And the British policemen in Donetsk didn't have anything to do, and they just had a rest in a joyful and friendly atmosphere.

We are proud of our country and invite you to visit us, meet the lady of your dreams, get acquainted with our culture and amazing Ukrainian nature. There are many interesting places there, which we will kindly offer you to visit during your trip.

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