The official currency of Ukraine is hryvnia (code: UAH).
Ukraine is located in Eastern Europe.
Estimated population (2014): 43,001,000
Estimated population (2000): 49,429,000
Estimated population (1950): 36,905,000
Ukraine has an emerging free market economy. European Union is Ukraine's largest trading partner.
Ukraine is rich in natural resources. But its oil and natural gas reserves are largely exhausted. Natural gas is Ukraine's biggest import. It is also the main cause of Ukraine's trade deficit.
Main exports of Ukraine are: ferrous metals and nonferrous metals, fuel and petroleum products, chemicals, machinery and transport equipment, food products.
The most popular places in Ukraine among international travellers