Ukraine: Key Information & Facts

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Updated: 2017-03-15.

General points to know about the country – demographics, important ages, phone numbers, key statistics, and more – whether you are traveling there or not.

Capital: Kiev (& largest city)

Population: 42.5 million (2016 estimate)

Language(s): Ukrainian, Russian

President: Petro Poroshenko

Prime Minister: Volodymyr Groysman

Currency: Ukrainian Hryvnia (UAH)

Area: 603,500 km2 (233,000 mi2)

Dialing Code: +380

Time Zone: Eastern European Time “EET” (UTC+2)
•   DST/Summer Time: Eastern European Summer Time “EEST” (UTC+3)

Demonym: Ukrainian (what’s this?)

Endonym: Україна (Ukrayina)
(their name for their country)
Emergency Dialing Tel. Number: 112 (general number for police, fire, ambulance, etc.)

Drinking Age: 18

Smoking Age: 18

Age of Consent: 16

Drives on the: Right

Electricity & Adapter: 230 V, 50 Hz, Plug Types C / F (define)

Country Code (ISO): UA (also the country’s primary TLD {top-level domain})

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