Official Name: Ukraine
Capital City: Kiev (Kyiv)
Kiev (Kyiv) Foundation: around 482 A.D.
Location: Eastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Poland, Romania, and Moldova in the west and Russia in the east
Borders: Poland, Russia, Belorussia, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Moldova
Political Divisions: 24 oblasts (regions) and 1 autonomous republic (Crimea)
President: Viktor Yushchenko