Kiev, capital of Ukraine
Kiev (or Kyiv), the capital of Ukraine, is built on hills overlooking the Dnepr River, in the north central part of the country. Kiev is the largest economical, political, educational and cultural center of the Ukraine. Traveling to Kiev may be one of the most enjoyable experiences in your life. The Ukraine capital's major attractions and museums will be interesting to foreign visitors.
The area of Kiev is 836 sq. km (323 sq. miles). Only 350 sq. km (135 sq. miles) or 42.3 % have been built up within the city limits. All the rest is the area of reservoirs and forest tracts and green plantings in general use. The area of forest tracts and green plantings constitutes 214 sq. m per one citizen; this is one of the best indicators in the world. The population in Kiev is right about 2.6 million people.
Kiev is a really beautiful city with its marvelous hills and unique sights. Kiev is often referred to as "the mother of all cities" by Russians and Ukrainians. It is one of the oldest towns in Europe. In the historical center of Kiev you can feel the spirit of the past everywhere. Due to the huge number of orthodox churches Kiev is sometimes called the Gold-Domed city.
The capital of Ukraine has a great cultural potential: 32 museums, 33 theatres, 116 projecting machines, many standing art exhibitions. The most known museums are the National Museum of History of Ukraine, the Museum of Ukrainian Fine Arts, the Museum of Western and Oriental Art. There are 2 093 units regarded as monuments of history, culture and architecture.
Kiev is also a scientific and educational center of independent Ukraine. Various universities and science academies including famous Kiev-Mogilyanskaya Academy, which is one of the first scientific establishments in Eastern Europe, are located there.
The capital of Ukraine, the city of Kiev is the largest administrative centre of the country. Located in Kiev and working there are President, the Parliament, the Government, practically all Ministries and governmental departments of Ukraine.
There are a large number of very beautiful women who reside in Kiev. Ukraine women can't stop attracting attention because of their beautiful nature. Don't miss the chance to meet your Ukrainian soul mate - join Romance Tour to Kiev!
A Romance Tour to the capital of Ukraine and its sister city, Vinnitsa, is something that you will never forget, and may very well change your life forever.
Kiev Photo Gallery
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View from the bell tower, Caves Monastery
Russia and Ukraine 'Brothers' monument, Khreschatyk Park
View of Kiev from Khreschatyk Park
Independence Square crowds on Kyiv Day
St Vladimir's Cathedral
St Vladimir's Cathedral
World War II Memorial
Rodyna Mat and War Memorial
Ukrainian National Opera
Yaroslav the Wise, Golden Gate
St Sophia's Cathedral
View from St Sophia's belltower
St Mikhayil's Monastery
Memorial to the Ukrainian famine, 1932-1933, St Mikhayil's Monastery
St Andrei's Church
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