11 Facts about Ukraine that we shouldn't miss

11 Facts about Ukraine that we shouldn't miss

Updated on March 13, 2022 18:30 PM by Andrew Koschiev

Ukraine suffered heavily in eight tear conflicts with Russia-backed rebels in separates east

Many people don’t know about Ukraine, other maybe its flag and conflicts with Russia. Russia's ground forces on Thursday crossed into Ukraine from several directions. Ukraine border guard service said after an hour, President Vladimir Putin announced the launch of a major offensive. Ukraine is a country known for its beautiful and diverse landscape, well culture and tradition, beautiful women, and terrible nuclear disaster.

The largest country in Europe

 Russia lies in Asia and Europe; Ukraine is the biggest country in Europe. The total area of Ukraine is 603.55 square kilometers. Ukraine is the biggest country in terms of area in Europe, not big in the words of population. With a population of about 43 million people, it is smaller than the population of Germany and France.

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 Seven world heritage sites in Ukraine

Ukraine is the home to seven sites protected by the UNESCO World Heritage List. These include Kyiv's Saint –Sophia Cathedral and Lviv's historic center, wooden churches in the Carpathians, and beech forests surrounding them.

Costume of Ukraine

Vyshyvanka is the National costume of Ukraine. Vyshyvanka is a plain white shirt made of linen and decorated with flowers. This costume is differentiated from the other countries because of its embroidery work, features of Ukrainian embroidery. Both men and women wore this costume.

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Many ghost towns

 The deadliest nuclear disaster of all time, the Chernobyl Disaster, happened in Ukraine. The site where this disaster happened, and its surroundings are located in Northern Ukraine.

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 The famous "Tunnel of love" is located in Ukraine

The tunnel of love is a semi railway line in Klaven, North-Western Ukraine, noted as being the most romantic place on earth. This natural train tunnel is surrounded by the green arches formed by trees on both sides. It's a single railway track line. Its setting attracts many couples.

Deepest Metro Station in Ukraine

The deepest metro station in the world is Arsenalna station on the Sviatoshynsko –Brovarska line, located in Kyiv – the capital of Ukraine. The metro station was opened on November 6, 1960. The deepest metro station is Kyiv Metros Arsenalna station, located at a depth of 105.50meters.

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The gas lamp invented

Two Lviv-based pharmacists invented the gas lamp. The lamp was invented in 1853. It was invented by local pharmacists at a store called Golden star.

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 Largest Sunflower seed producer

 Ukraine is the world's largest producer of sunflower seeds. Russia closely followed it. The US is the world's 10th largest producer of sunflower seeds.

‘Breadbasket of Europe’

The vast land in Ukraine with black soil made it a place for growing wheat. Ukraine is the largest producer of wheat in the world.

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Heaviest aircraft in Ukraine

 The heaviest aircraft ever built, with a maximum load weight of 710 tons. The total airlifted payload of 559,580 pounds.

Ukraine Independence

 Ukraine declared itself an independent country on August 24, 1991. In 1993 the Ukrainian government requested the country to call Ukraine.US ambassador William Taylor knew about the addition of "the"in front of Ukraine.


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