What is Kiev?

  • (noun): Capital and largest city of the Ukraine; a major manufacturing and transportation center.
    Synonyms: Kyyiv, capital of the Ukraine


Kiev or Kyiv (Ukrainian: Київ (Kyiv) ; Russian: Киев (Kiev)) is the capital and the largest city of Ukraine, located in the north central part of the country on the Dnieper River. The population as of the 2001 census was 2,611,300, though higher numbers have been cited in the press.

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Kiev - Honour
... Kiev Peninsula in Graham Land, Antarctica is named after the city of Kiev. ...
Katerina Omelchuk - 2002 - 2005
... Participant of the art action «Kiev suite» ... Grant of the President of Ukraine (2005), NSHU Kiev (Ukraine) ... Awarded the second place in the Forum of the Kiev creative youth artists in the category «Art, Graphic, Sculpture» ...
Andriyivskyy Descent - Description
... The Andriyivskyy Descent begins on the summit of the Starokyivska Hora (Old Kiev mountain) near the ornate late-baroque Saint Andrew's Church (which gave the street its current name) ... are long gone due to the sweeping demographic changes in Kiev during times of the late Russian Empire and the Soviet Union, the street is once again thriving ... many festivals it holds, including various art festivals and the Kiev Day celebrations on the last weekend of May ...
Katerina Omelchuk - Creative Activity
... place in the district Darnitsky cultural and artistic center in the city of Kiev ... Won prizes of creative youth forum in Kiev in the nomination «Paintings, drawings, sculpture» in (2005–2008) ... significant Art event «Kyivska suite» sponsored by a Grant of the President of Ukraine, NSHU, Kiev (2005) ...
... there was a great battle between the army of the Grand Prince of Kiev Sviatopolk the Accursed and the Prince of Novgorod Yaroslav the Wise who was rushing to cease the ... Anthony of the Caves (Anthony of Kiev) also known as Antony Pechersky, was born in Liubech in 983 ... He established the first Ukrainian monastery known now as Kiev Pechersk Lavra, and is considered to be the father of East Slavic monasticism ...