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Overview

Capital:
Kyiv
Area:
603,700 km²
Population:
46,710,816 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):
Ukrainian (official) - 67%, Russian - 24%, Romanian, Polish, Hungarian.
Religion(s):
Ukrainian Orthodox-Kyiv Patriarchate - 19%, Orthodox - 16%, Ukrainian Orthodox-Moscow Patriarchate - 9%, Ukrainian Greek Catholic - 6%, Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox - 1.7%, Protestant, Jewish and none - 38%.
Ethnic Group(s):
Ukrainian - 77.8%, Russian - 17.3%, Belarusian - 0.6%, Moldovan - 0.5%, Crimean Tatar - 0.5%, Bulgarian - 0.4%, Hungarian - 0.3%, Romanian - 0.3%, Polish - 0.3%, Jewish - 0.2%, others - 1.8%.