History and Beaches in Ukraine


In Khersones, southern Ukraine, you can go snorkeling in the Black Sea…the ancient Greek ruins here combine with the sensational beaches to create a paradise. This city is dripping with classical history--it was an outpost of Alexander the Great’s Greek Empire. The capital of Ukraine, Kiev, is a blend of many different architectural styles (Neo-Renaissance, Gothic)…and there are wonderful Orthodox cathedrals and parks.


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Fast Facts About Ukraine

  • Population: 44,573,205
  • Capital City: Kiev
  • Location: Eastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Russia and Poland
  • Time Zone: GMT+2
  • Language: Ukrainian, Russian
  • Country Code: 380



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It is here that bronzed beauties sun themselves on ancient stonework, and children kick footballs through marble columns. International Living Postcards– your daily escape Thursday, Feb. 22, 2007 Khersones, Ukraine Used to the history around them, most Ukrainians come to Khersones not to sightsee, but to take advantage of its beach. It is here that […]

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