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interesting facts Ukraine:

Nationality:  Ukranian
Languages: Ukranian ,Russian
Population: 44,429,471 ( July 2015 est. )
Median Age:  40.1
Population Growth rate:  -0.6%
Birth Rate:  1.07%
Daeath Rate: 1.45%
Capital: Kyiv
Electricity Production:  198.1 billion kWh
Electricity Exports: 6 billion kWh
Electricity Import: 1.5 billion kWh
Telephone Landlines:10.46 million
Telephone- Mobile Cellular : 61.2 million
Airports: 187
Airports with Paved Runways: 108
Heliports: 9
Railways: 21,733
Road Ways: 169,694
Water Ways: 1672
Passport Validity: Must be Valid at the time of entry

Ukraine was the center of the first eastern Slavic state ,  Kyivan Rus , which during the 10th and 11th centuries was the largest an d most powerful state in Europe
A new Ukrainian state the Cossack Hetmanate was established during the mid-17th century after an uprising against the Poles

After Russia, the Ukrainian republic was the most important economic component of the former Soviet Union producing about four times the out put of the next-ranking republic

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Facts Ukraine

  • "Ukraine" produced the heaviest silver coin in the world . On the occasion of the 10 years of hryvnia revival , it issued a silver coin that weighs about 1000 grams

  • The head of the Ukraine is Leonid Kuchma

  • Ukraine contains around 5% of the world

  • Ukraine was known as " Kievan Rus " up until the 16th century

  • Ukraine stands 4th among the world countries by the number of people with higher education

  • Ukrainian " Yuzhmash " produces the most environmentally friendly launch vehicles in the world

  • With only 1% of the world's population Ukraine has 6% of the world's scientists . As of July 2009 there were 900 different universities in the world

  • The longest musical instrument the world is a Ukrainian Trembita . Its length can reach four meters

  • Christians are forbidden from playing cards it's considered gambling

  • One of the biggest trade routers of the ancient time " from the Varangians to the Greeks went through the territory of Ukraine

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