Special Notice

June 2018

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office advises against all travel to:

  • Donetsk Oblast

  • Luhansk Oblast

  • Crimea.

Introduction

Summary

Republic bordered by seven other countries: Belarus (north), Russia (north and east), Romania and Moldova (south-west), Hungary, Slovakia and Poland (west).

Cities

Capital: Kiev

Ports

Kerch, Odessa and Sevastopol

Population

44.8 million

International Country Code

UA

Language(s)

Ukrainian, Russian, Romanian, Polish, Hungarian

Religion

Ukrainian Orthodox; Catholic; Jewish; Baptist, Mennonite, Protestant and Muslim

Literacy Rate

99.7%

Emergency Services

The main emergency number is 112

Weights and Measures

Metric system

Electricity Supply

220V, 50Hz

International Direct Dialling Code

00 380

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