Ukraine Discovery Guide

Overview

The country of Ukraine is located in the eastern side of Europe.

Ukraine offers travelers visiting a continental climate which is influenced by the Carpathian Mountain range and vast plains. Today, thousands of tourists are now traveling to discover this remarkable country. This is primarily because the country of Ukraine offers some of the most affordable accommodations in all of Europe. If you are planning to visit the country of Ukraine for the first time, the best place to begin your travel is in the capital city of Kiev. Recognized as the largest city in the entire country, Kiev offers a variety of sights and sounds for the enthusiastic traveler. After all, the city of Kiev has been known as the center of the country’s rich cultural heritage and economic progress.

From here, travel to the city of Crimea, which is recognized as the ultimate tourist destination in the country of Ukraine. Crimea is situated in a peninsular region which provides a cool climate and pristine beaches that line along the coast of the Black Sea. Head toward inland, and you would be treated to a number of different churches and castles, many of which boasts unique architectural splendors travelers visiting this city enjoys to explore and admire. Most of the travelers visiting the city of Crimea head out here during the summer months. If you are planning to visit during this time, make sure that you make your travel arrangements well in advance.

The best time to visit the country of Ukraine is during the later part of April. By this time, the harsh cold winter months would have been over and the chestnut trees are beginning to bloom. At the same time, the peaks of the mountains that surround the country of Ukraine remained to be clad under snow, providing travelers visiting Ukraine with breathtaking sceneries that would make your visit to this remarkable country one that you will never forget.

Ukraine was once part of the country of the Soviet Union. When the Soviet Union fell in 1991, the country of Ukraine declared its independence. The country shares its borders with Belarus, Romania, Russia, Slovakia and Hungary as well as the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov. Recognized as the second largest country in Europe, the country of Ukraine is famous for its vast agricultural plains and its large network of manufacturing industries.

Because it had once been a part of the Soviet Union, the country of Ukraine has things in common with the country of Russia. The locals can trace their ancestral origins to the ancient Slavic people. In a significant majority of the entire population of Ukraine, Russian remains to be the first language spoken. As a matter of fact, the influence of Russia remains to be predominant particularly in the eastern region of the country. As such, it is not a surprise that the country of Russia remains to be the largest trading partner of the country of Ukraine, especially when it comes to its need for gas and energy.
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