Ukraine is the second-largest country in Eastern Europe, with a total size of 603,700 square kilometers, making it the world's forty-fourth largest country in terms of area, as well as the largest country fully in Europe and the second-largest country in the continent.
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The Russian Federation borders Ukraine on the east, the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea on the south, Romania and Moldova on the southwest, Hungary, Slovakia, and Poland on the west, and Belarus on the north. Ukraine's capital and largest city are Kyiv, and the country is a member of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Topography of Ukraine
Plains and plateaus, as well as one range of mountains, make up Ukraine's geography. Many rivers run through it.
Ukraine's plains are fertile and rich, and its rivers include the Donets, the Dnieper (or Dnipro), the Seversky, the Dniester, and the Southern Bug, all of which run south to the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea. The Danube Delta forms in the southwest, where Romania is located, while the Carpathian Mountains form in the west, with the Hora Hoverla, the highest peak in the country, reaching 2,061 meters. It has a moderate continental climate and is particularly cold in the winter.
The environment in Ukraine
In Ukraine, there are many different varieties of animals, plants, and other living things. Wild boars, wolves, lynxes, martens, brown bears, beavers, mink foxes, rodents: white mice, gophers, and fish: catfish, bream, and carp are among the creatures found in Ukraine. Fungi number around 6600 species.
Language in Ukraine
Despite the fact that Ukrainian is the official language of the country, Russian was once the official language. In Ukraine, there are a variety of ethnic groups. Belarusians, Moldavians, Bulgarians, Crimean Tatars, Hungarians, Romanians, Poles, Jews, Armenians, Greeks, and Tatars live alongside Russians. The most significant migrations happened during the early years of the country's independence, between 1991 and 1992 AD, and the majority of them came from former Soviet countries, which led to part of the ethnic diversity.
Religion in Ukraine
The country's official religion is Christianity. The official religion of the country is Eastern Orthodox Christianity, and other Christian faiths include Roman Catholics, Protestants, Calvinists, Lutherans, Seventh-day Adventists, Methodists, Jehovah's Witnesses, and Mormons. There are a big number of Muslims and a small number of people who practice Judaism in addition to Christians.