Ukraine Country in Europe information and photo #Ukraine – Ukraine flag, maps, #Ukraine people, coloring pages and more. Ukraine is a large country in Eastern Europe known for its Orthodox churches, Black Sea coastline and forested mountains. Its capital, Kiev, features the gold-domed St. Sophia’s Cathedral, with 11th-century mosaics and frescoes. Overlooking the Dnieper River is the Kiev Pechersk Lavra monastery complex, a Christian pilgrimage site housing Scythian tomb relics and catacombs containing mummified Orthodox monks.
President: Petro Poroshenko
Prime minister: Arseniy Yatsenyuk
Currency: Ukrainian hryvnia
Population: 45.49 million (2013) World Bank
Official language: Ukrainian