FAQs About Visiting Ukraine
Is Ukraine safe to visit?
Yes, conflict region covers less than 5% of southeastern region. Travel is very safe, especially west of Dnieper River.
What is the official currency in Ukraine?
UAH – Hryvnia
What is the official language of Ukraine?
What is the population of Ukraine?
When is Ukrainian Independence Day?
August 24, 1991
What is the capital of Ukraine?
What timezone is Ukraine?
EEDT (Eastern European Daylight Time) +2
EEST (Eastern European Summer Time) +3
Where is the deepest subway station in the world?
Arsenalna station on Kyiv Metro’s Sviatoshynsko-Brovarska Line, 105.5 meters underground.
What is best time to visit Ukraine?
May, June, July, August, September
Who is President of Ukraine?
Which countries border Ukraine?
What are top exports of Ukraine?
Seed Oils (Sunflower oil)
What are top imports of Ukraine?
How Many international airports in Ukraine?
Kyiv, Boryspil International Airport;
Kyiv, Kyiv International Airport (Sikorsky);
Odesa, Odesa International Airport;
Lviv, Danylo Halytskyi International Airport Lviv;
Kharkiv , International Airport Kharkiv;
Dnipro, Dnipro International Airport;
Zaporizhia, Zaporizhia International Airport.
Ukraine railway system connects to which countries?
Who deciphered protein codes after double helix DNA structure was discovered?
Mathematician, George Gamow, born in Odesa, Ukraine.
Who performed world’s first kidney transplant?
Yuri Voronyi, born Zhuravka, Poltava, Ukraine, studied medicine at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.
Who created first gas lamps?
Ignatius Lukasevich and Jan Zech, Lviv, Ukraine
Who created first modern-day jet propulsion rocket?
Sergei Korolev, born in Zhytomyr, Ukraine
Where was world’s largest commercial aircraft invented and created?
Invented and manufactured in Kyiv at Oleg Antonov Aircraft Design Bureau.
Who invented world’s first production helicopter?
Igor Sikorsky, born in Kyiv and studied at Kyiv Polytechnic Institute.
Who invented the Hard Disk Drive (HDD)?
Lubomyr Romankiw, 65 patents, career at IBM, born in Zhovkva, Ukraine.
Who invented the Compact Disk (CD)?
Vyacheslav Petrov, Kyiv Institute of Cybernetics
Who created PayPal?
Three American programmers; Peter Thiel, Luc Nosekom, Luke Nosek, and the Kyiv, Ukraine born Max Levchin.
Who created Google Slides?
Max Levchin, created startup Slides after cashing out of PayPal deal. Google acquired Slides in 2010.
Who created Snapchat filters?
Victor Shaburov, CEO, Looksery, Odesa, Ukraine
Who created Grammarly?
Alex Shevchenko, Max Lytvyn, and Dmytro Lider, at International Christian University in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Who created WhatsApp?
American Brian Acton and Jan Koum, born in Fastiv, Kyiv Oblast, Ukraine.