Ukraine just celebrated its 25 years of independence. It first appeared on the world map in 1991 after getting independence from Soviet Union. Ukraine is one of the most beautiful countries on the planet. Here are some interesting and amazing facts about Ukraine which will make you fall in love with this country.
Largest In Europe
Area-wise Ukraine is the largest country in Europe (excluding Russia). It spreads over 603,628 km square. Still it has lesser population of just 45.49 million compared to other bigger countries in Europe like Germany and France.
Things Get Deep Here
No it is not Japan or China. Ukraine has the engineering prowess which made the deepest metro station in the world. The depth of Arsenalnaya Metro Station which is located in the capital Kiev is 105.5 metres. It was built in way back 1960 and still holds the record of the deepest metro station.
Wedding Rings on Right Hand
Well most of the world’s brides and groom wear their wedding ring on the ring finger of left hand. Ukrainians brides and grooms choose to wear their wedding rings on the right hand’s ring finger.
Most Beautiful Women
Ukrainian women are most beautiful creatures on this planet. Don’t believe us. TravelersDigest, an online magazine has rated Kiev’s women most beautiful in the world. Do you need any other reason to love Ukraine?
World’s Heaviest Airplane
Ukraine is the 4th most educated nation in the world (another fact), this is probably the reason they are known to have manufactured the heaviest airplane. An-225 Mriya also called, The Dream is the heaviest Aircraft with size of 88.4 metres and weighs 640,000 kg which is equal to 91 adult male elephants.
World’s First Constitution
Ukrainians claim to have written the world’s first constitution. “Pacts and Constitutions of Rights and Freedoms of the Zaporizhian Host”, written by a Pylyp Orlyk in 1710. As per some researchers this is the first constitution and then followed by the U.S and Poland in 1787 and 1791 respectively.
Ukrainians Love McDonald
The 3rd busiest McDonald is located in Kiev. It is assumed that Ukrainians love Vodka, but guess, they love crunching burgers as well. This McDonald restaurant always makes its place in the top 5 every year.