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Presentation of Ukraine : Geography

Country's official name :
Ukraine
Capital:
Kiev
Population of main cities:
Kiev (2,967,400) ; Kharkiv (1,443,200) ; Odessa (1,017,700) ; Dnipropetrovsk (990,800) ; Donetsk (908,500) ; Zaporizhzhya (732,000) ; Lviv (724,400) ; Kryvyi Rih (619,300) ; Mykolaiv (480,100)
Area:
603,550 km²
Type of Climate :
Ukraine has a temperate continental climate and a Mediterranean type climate on the shores of the Black Sea and the Crimean peninsula. Average temperatures vary between -10 to +2°C in winter, and near +10°C in summer.
Local Time:
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Summer Time Period :
Summer time from March to October.
Official Language:
Ukrainian
Other Languages Spoken:
The Constitution protects minority languages, especially Russian which is spoken in the center, south and in the east of the country. Indeed, Russian speaking people are the most significant national minority in Ukraine (22%). Otherwise, the administration only uses Ukrainian. However, the majority of civil servants are bilingual, even if some of them prefer using Russian. In Crimea, the language spoken is Tatar. It is highly recommended to speak only Ukrainian in the western part of the country.
Business Language(s):
Russian remains the language of business except in the west of the country. Although there are more and more people with some knowledge of English, an interpreter is often required.

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