Ukraine

   
 

Ukraine

 

 
Capital Kiev (Kyyiv)
Total Area 233,089.87 sq mi
603,700.00 sq km
(slightly smaller than Texas)
Population 48,760,474 (July 2001 est.)
Estimated Population in 2050 37,726,401
Languages Ukrainian, Russian, Romanian, Polish, Hungarian
Literacy 98.0% total, 100.0% male, 97% female (1989 est.)
Religions Ukrainian Orthodox - Moscow Patriarchate, Ukrainian Orthodox - Kiev Patriarchate, Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox, Ukrainian Catholic (Uniate), Protestant, Jewish
Life Expectancy 60.62 male, 71.96 female (2001 est.)
Government Type republic
Currency 1 hryvna = 100 kopiykas
GDP (per capita) $3,850 (2000 est.)
Industry coal, electric power, ferrous and nonferrous metals, machinery and transport equipment, chemicals, food-processing (especially sugar)
Agriculture grain, sugar beets, sunflower seeds, vegetables; beef, milk
Arable Land 58%
Natural Resources iron ore, coal, manganese, natural gas, oil, salt, sulfur, graphite, titanium, magnesium, kaolin, nickel, mercury, timber, arable land