Geography of Ukraine

The geography of Ukraine will help tourists to get acquainted with the land features, the climate and other geographical features of the country which is an important tourist destination in Eastern Europe. Ukraine is an important country of Eastern Europe which has carved out after the fall of the Communist regime. The geography of Ukraine reveals some diverse topographical features that make it quite an interesting place for the tourist to visit in the eastern part of Europe.
Ukraine is the second largest country in Europe enjoying a very strategic location sharing its border with Poland Slovakia and Hungary in the west. It is bordered by the Black sea in the south. To the north of Europe is Belarus and Russia in the east. Moldova and Romania borders the country in the south-west. The capital of Ukraine is Kiev and some other important cities of the country include Dnipropetrovs’k, Donetsk, Kharkiv, Lviv and Odessa. The geographical landmass of Ukraine consists of Steppes and Plateaus. Dneiper is the main river that runs through the regions of Ukraine. The best time to visit is the summer season when the weather condition is pleasantly warm. Winters can be extremely cold and those with an adventurous bent of mind can visit the country to enjoy skiing in the Carpathian Mountains.