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General Information

The official language of Ukraine is Ukrainian.

The national currency of Ukraine is Ukrainian hryvnia (₴) (UAH).

1 UAH equals  .
equals  UAH.

Location

Ukraine

The distance from to Ukraine is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Ukraine. Exercise increased caution in Ukraine due to crime, civil unrest and elections. Some areas have increased risk. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Ukraine is 49. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 112 to call the police in Ukraine.

LGBT

Ukraine has a score of -2 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Ukraine ranks #95 worldwide.

Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity is a problem in Ukraine, as LGBTI individuals have been the target of harassment, threats, and acts of violence. For more detailed information about LGBTI rights in Ukraine, you may review the State Department's Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2017. For further information on LGBTI travel, please read our Information for LGBT Travelers page.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Ukraine should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Ukraine:

  • Hepatitis A

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Ukraine to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Ukraine differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Ukraine, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
  • Type F
Weather

The temperature difference between Ukraine and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Possible drizzle tomorrow.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 45–56°F  /  7–13°C 93% 32%
Sat November 09 48–68°F  /  9–20°C 90% 55%
Sun November 10 48–68°F  /  9–20°C 82% 7%
Mon November 11 43–59°F  /  6–15°C 87% 19%
Tue November 12 42–56°F  /  5–13°C 89% 11%
Wed November 13 45–64°F  /  7–18°C 86% 8%
Thu November 14 49–66°F  /  10–19°C 79% 7%
Fri November 15 46–62°F  /  8–16°C 83% 5%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:56 am and sets at 04:24 pm. This equates to 9.5 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Ukraine, it is in . When the sun sets in Ukraine, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Ukraine is 38.00 UAH. Every kilometer costs an additional 6.45 UAH. Every hour of waiting time costs 74.91 UAH.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Ukraine.

The minimum driving age is 18.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 30.00 UAH in Ukraine.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 103.99 UAH.

The legal drinking age in Ukraine is 18. This is also the minimum age to purchase alcohol.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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