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Interesting facts

  • The first computer in the entire Continental Europe was introduced by Sergey Lebedev, the Ukrainian academician from Kyiv, In 1951.
  • Trembita is the longest musical instruments in the world. It can be up to 4 meters long, which makes it possible to hear it up to 10 kilometers away.

  • The world's first constitution was created by a Ukrainian politician Pylyp Orlyk on April 5th, 1710 who was elected the Hetman of Zaporizhia troops.
  • The deepest  metro station in the world is Arsenal’na, located in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv and its depth is 105 meters!
  • Ukrainian language took the second place on melodic criteria after Italian and it was ranked as the third most beautiful language in the world at a linguistic contest held in Paris in 1934.
  • The Geographic center of Europe is considered to be in a small Western Ukrainian town Rahiv, surrounded by picturesque Carpathian Mountains.
  • The largest airplane in the world is An-225 Mriya with a gross weight of 640 tonnes was designed by Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov.

  • The first most successful and numerous attempt to form a stateless anarchist society was The Free Territory (1918 – 1921), organized by Nestor Makhno in the eastern part of Ukraine. The population of the area was around 7 million.

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