Ukraine is a sovereign state in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland and Slovakia to the west, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively. Including Crimea, Ukraine has an area of 603,628 km2 (233,062 sq mi), making it the largest country entirely within Europe and the 46th largest country in the world, and a population of about 44.5 million, making it the 32nd most populous country in the world.

Kharkiv is the largest city in eastern Ukraine and the country’s second most populous. It is hard to guess that this city, known for commerce, science and industry, would have much to offer its visitors. But Kharkiv’s economic successes have not come at the expense of its charm and inexplicable magic, which touches the hearts of all those who come to visit the city.
Being home of more than 10 universities and more than 200 thousand students including foreigners, Kharkiv is famous for its young and active spirit. Here you will always find some interesting events for you. In addition, it is one of the biggest and busiest cities of Ukraine. However, Kharkiv remains undiscovered for many travellers. We invite you to open Kharkiv for youselves!

Kharkiv is well connected to the rest of the world by international airport (HRK), train station “Kharkiv-Passazhyrskyi” and several bus stations. The detailed description of the transport system, as well as the history of the city and its main attractions, can be found by the following links:
en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Kharkiv
discover-ukraine.info/index/eastern-ukraine/kharkiv