Ukraine is a country located in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia, Belarus, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, and Romania. It has an area of approximately 603,700 square kilometers and a population of about 42 million people. The official language is Ukrainian, but many people also speak Russian and other languages. The capital city is Kiev, and the country has a diverse landscape that includes forests, mountains, and plains. Ukraine has a long history and has been influenced by various cultures, including Eastern European, Slavic, and Byzantine. Today, Ukraine is a unitary semi-presidential republic with a developing economy and a diverse culture.