Interesting and fun facts about Ukraine

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Geographical center of Europe is situated in Ukraine. It is in Dilove village near Rakhiv town in Carpathian mountains of Western Ukraine.

World’s first constitution was designed by Cossack hetman Pylyp Orlyk in 1710.

Ukrainian is the second most melodic language in the world after Itaian. It was resolved on global linguistic conference in Paris in 1934.

Ukraine is the fourth most educated nation in the world. 99,4% of Ukrainian over 16 years old know how to write and 70% of population have higher education.

It was the third world’s most powerful nucler state after Russia and USA in 1991 when Soviet Union colapsed.

One of the strongest medieval European states Kyivan Rus existed here in 9-11 centuries.

Main Russian navy fleet is situated on Ukrainian territory in Sevastopol.

World’s deepest metro station is situated in Ukraine. It is Arsenalna station in central Kyiv.

Galicia is the territory of Western Ukraine comprising Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk and Ternipil oblasts. As opposed to this there is olso one Galicia in Spain.

One of the most famous Ukrainian Christmas songs “Schedryk” is known to the rest of the world as Carol of the Bells.

Facts about UkraineFun facts about Ukraine

Bread is consumed almost in every meal during the day.

Among numerous sculptures on Lviv building you can find a sitting Christ on Boim chapel and sitting statue of liberty on Ethnografical museum.

Very often you have to pay for plastic bags in supermarkets.

Ukrainians are generally more generous as they can actually afford to be.

Ukraine can be concidered as a birthplace of Russia as Kyiv was was the capital of Kyivan Rus, the state which further developed into modern Russiam Belarus and Ukraine.

World’s most visited McDonalds is situated near Kyiv central train station with more than 2 million orders annualy.

Ukrainians are the fifth most drinking nation in the world.

There are so many interesting and fun facts about Ukraine that there won’t be the end of this page, so I have to stop at some point :-)

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