Ukraine is located in the east of Europe, bordered by several states: Russia, Belarus, Poland, Slovakia and others. The capital of Ukraine is Kiev. The climate in Ukraine is colder than in many other European countries, but much warmer than in Russia. Ukraine has access to two seas - the Black and Azov seas. The country's territory is 604 thousand square kilometers. The population is about 48 million people. Due to its location, Ukraine is a transit zone for many citizens of other countries, as well as for cargo.