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Ukraine profile - Facts

  • 12 March 2015
  • From the section Europe
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Image caption A Ukrainian naval dancer performs in Sevastopol, which is home to Russia's Black Sea Fleet
  • Population: 44.9 million (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Kiev
  • Area: 603,700 sq km (233,090 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Ukrainian (official), Russian
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 64 years (men), 75 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 hryvnya = 100 kopiykas
  • Main exports: Military equipment, metals, pipes, machinery, petroleum products, textiles, agricultural products
  • GNI per capita: US $3,960 (World Bank, 2013)
  • Internet domain: .ua
  • International dialling code: +380