Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by to the north-east; to the north; , and to the west; and , , and the to the south.

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, 's city of intrigue, is the capital of Ukraine and its largest and most vibrant city with 3 million inhabitants. Photo: Moahim, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is in and used to be the capital of East Galicia. Photo: Johnny, CC BY 2.5.

is a peninsula jutting into the Black Sea. We treat it here as a region of because Russia controls the area, but see also the boxed text below. Photo: AxeL M, CC BY-SA 4.0.

makes up about a quarter of Ukraine, is the wealthiest and most developed region and has the closest affinities with of all Ukraine's regions. Photo: Moahim, CC BY-SA 4.0.


is the region in the center north of Ukraine, and is the country's cultural, economic, and political center. Photo: A-designer, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the industrial coal-mining region of Ukraine, home to much of the country's Russian population. Photo: Zugr, CC BY-SA 3.0.

refers, generally, to the territories in the South of Ukraine. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


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