Capital: Kyiv
Population: 43.792.855
Official language: Ukrainian
Area: 603,550 km2

Ukraine, the second largest country in Europe, is a land of wide, fertile agricultural plains. It is bounded by the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, and shares borders with Belarus, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, and Slovakia.

Ukraine has long been known as “breadbasket of Europe”, because the country’s fertile plains, called steppes, are ideal for growing wheat. The country’s land is mostly flat, with the Carpathian Mountains in the far west and the Crimean Mountains, in the extreme south along the coast.

The capital, Kyiv, is the largest and the most populous city of Ukraine. Ukraine is home to several historical architecture complexes and famous catacombs, which are recognized by UNESCO. Two of them are situated in Kyiv - the St. Sophia Cathedral and the Kiev Pechersk Lavra (Monastery of the Caves).

German Sparkassenstiftung opened its office in Ukraine in 2017. Since then, we have successfully implemented projects financed by BMZ and GIZ.

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Eduard Schmitt
Country Director

Andrii Osmak
Banking Expert

Ruslana Yovko
Deputy Country Director

Tetiana Ivashchenko
Project Assistant

Irina Petrenko
Banking Expert

Mykhailo Bilanovskyi

German Sparkassenstiftung for International Cooperation
Regional Office Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Ilia Chavchavadze Avenue 47a
0179 Tbilisi, Georgia

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