Welcome ! Kyev capital of Ukraine !
According to the chronicles Kyiv's first citadel was built in the period from the sixth to eighth centuries.
Kyiv bears the name of prince Kyi, who lived on the old Kyiv Hill in the sixth century.
Under the rule of Yaroslav the Wise Kyivan Rus with Kyiv as its capital reached the height of its power.
Nowadays Kyiv is a large political, industrial, scientific and cultural centre.
Its population is about 3000000. The city lies on both banks of the Dnieper.
Kyiv is a garden city; only a seventh part of its territory is occupied by buildings.
Kyiv has a well-developed industry.
Its factories and plants produce sea and river transport vessels, air liners, computers, motorcycles, consumer goods.
More than 10000 students study at Kyiv Shevchenko National University. There are over 20 higher educational establishments in Kyiv.
Kyiv is also the centre of political life in Ukraine. All major political events take place here.
Kyiv is the largest ancient centre of national Ukrainian culture. There are 20 museums, 1300 libraries, 41 theatres, 121 parks.
Kyiv is growing and is being built, it also becomes younger and more beautiful.
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