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Ukraine
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The Ukraine

Ukraine is located in Central - Eastern Europe. The country is rich in natural resources, such as iron ore, coal, color metal, oil, gas, mineral salts, clay and potential water power. Ukraine is one of the world's main centers of sugar production. It produces sugar both for her own needs and for export.The climate of the country is moderate. Due to favorable climatic conditions, Ukraine is traditionally an agricultural area.



History

The Ukraine was founded around the ninth century.Through those years it has experienced many ups and downs, including famine, losing 1.5 million of its Jewish population to the Holocaust, and the Chernobyl disaster.
Picture of the Chernobyl Power Plant
History



Geography

Ukraine is located in Eastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Poland and Russia. It occupies the southwest part of Eastern European Plato and part of Carpathians and Crimean mountains. The Southern borders of Ukraine are washed by Black and Azov seas.
Geography



People and Culture

Because of Ukraine's geographic location between Europe and Asia it has received eastern and western influences. Folk music in Ukraine reflects the gains and traditions of the Kyivan Rus. Ukrainian Easter Egg painting is the most notable art form from the Ukraine. Ukrainian is the official language of Ukraine. The people of Ukraine are primarily of Slavic origin, with 73 percent of the population being ethnic Ukrainians.
Culture





Tiffany Wade
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