Head of State and Government of Petro Porochenko
Area: 603500 km ²
Capital: Kiev (3.5 Mhab)
Main cities: Kharkiv (1.5 Mhab), Dnipropetrovsk (1) Odessa (1), Donetsk (1), Lviv (0.85)
Language (s) Official (s): Ukrainian / Russian
National Day: August 24
Ukraine in much of the temperate zone, in the extreme south - subtropical.
The two major religions in the country are Orthodoxy and Eastern Catholic Church. Protestants and Jews are also represented. The Orthodox Church is the most practiced religion in the country.
Ukraine's borders with Belarus to the north, west Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Moldova to the southwest, and Russia to the east and northeast. Its southern territories are washed by the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov