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Kyiv, Ukraine @ GoKiev.info

Kiev / Kyiv..... one of the greatest cities in Europe. Honore de Balzac, the famous French novelist, wrote: "Petersburg is a young city, Moscow is an ancient city, but Kyiv is the eternal city. It is a Northern Rome."

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Kyiv, Ukraine     

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     Ukraine... Truly a country like no other. For the tourist, the openness and warmth of the Ukrainian people is unmistakable. The cultural diversity is refreshing, leaving your senses of life, of humanity, broadened and enlightened. Ukraine's people are as curious about you, as you are about them. After all, it's been in near total isolation for a very long time.

     Kyiv or Kiev is the beautiful capital of Ukraine and one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. It is the largest city of the country and located in the north central part of it. Kyiv (Kiev) stands on steep hills overlooking the Dnipro River, which devides the city into two parts: Left Bank and Right Bank.


Full country name: Ukraine
Capital City:
Kyiv / Kiev
Kyiv Population:
2.72 mil
Population in region: 1.7 mil
Kyiv Area: 836 km2
Region Area: 28,100 km2
Languages: Official: Ukrainian; other languages spoken: Russian, Romanian, Polish, Hungarian
Religion: Ukrainian Orthodox, Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox, Ukrainian Catholic, Protestant, Jewish
Coat of Arms: The Statue of Archangel Mikhail who is considered to be the protector of the city

Kyiv Coat of Arms

Kyiv Subway System (Metro): Three Lines, about 62 km
Kyiv Metro Map

    Of the Worlds great capital cities, Kyiv (Kiev) ranks second to none in her livability. Known in the past as the "Mother" of former USSR strongholds, Kyiv has a rich history in its importance as a vital part of Europe.

Current News: Read about new public transportation tariffs in Kyiv acting since the 4th of November 2008 on our Kiev (Kyiv) Metro and City Transport pages.

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UFS (http://ufs.com.ua/)

Exhibitions and Trade Fairs Exhibition and Trade Fairs business is growing in Ukraine. There are more and more Fairs are held in Ukraine every year. Some exhibitions are becoming quite popular among local and international businesses.

Festivals and Events in Kyiv, Ukraine. Find a place to go!

Useful links of Ukraine News web-sites in English:
* Ukraine News Agency
* UNIAN - News from Ukraine
* Ukrainian News
* Media International Group
* RedTram News
* Finances of Ukraine

Ukrainian Media in Kyiv (Newspapers and Magazines in English, Radiostations, TV)

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Ukrainian News

Interesting Facts about Ukraine and Kyiv

Kyiv or Kiev ? In 1995, the Ukrainian government made a declaration concerning English-language usage of the name of the city, favoring the use of Kyiv over Kiev, as the Roman spelling of Kiev does not recreate the phonetic and scriptural features of the Ukrainian language geographical name.
Kyiv Live Web Cam View of Ukraine's Independence Square in capital Kyiv city

Ukrainian Music The most famous instrument is trembita, made of the fir tree. It is the longest instrument in the world. The length of some trembitas reaches 4 metres....


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