Kiev

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Kyiv
Київ (Kyiv)
City with special status
From upper left: Golden Gate, Red University Building, Kyiv Pechersk Lavra, St Andrew's Church, Berehynia on Maidan Nezalezhnosti and statue of Bohdan Khmelnytsky
Flag of Kyiv
Flag
Coat of arms of Kyiv
Coat of arms
Kyiv is located in Ukraine
Kyiv
Map of Ukraine with Kyiv highlighted
Coordinates: 50°27′00″N 30°31′24″E / 50.45°N 30.52333°E / 50.45; 30.52333Coordinates: 50°27′00″N 30°31′24″E / 50.45°N 30.52333°E / 50.45; 30.52333
Country Ukraine
Municipality Kyiv City Municipality
Founded 482 A.D. (officially)[2]
City council Kyiv City Council
Raions
Government
 • Mayor and Head of City State Administration Vitali Klitschko
 • MPs: Boryslav Bereza
Viktor Chumak (BPP)
Andrei Illyenko (SV)
Alexander Suprunenko
Andriy Biletsky
Volodymyr Ariev (BPP)
Oleksandr Tretiakov (BPP)
Vyacheslav Konstantinovskiy (PF)
Leonid Yemets (PF)
Dmytro Andrievsky (BPP)
Yuri Levchenko (SV)
Area
 • City with special status 839 km2 (324 sq mi)
Elevation 179 m (587 ft)
Population (15 July 2013)
 • City with special status 0Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character ","..Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character ",".2,847,200[1]
 • Density 3,299/km2 (8,540/sq mi)
 • Metro 0Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character ","..Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character ",".3,375,000[3]of the Kyiv metropolitan area
Demonym(s) Kievan[4]
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 01xxx-04xxx
Area code(s) +380 44
License plate AA (before 2004: КА, КВ, КЕ, КН, КІ, KT)
Website kievcity.gov.ua

Kyiv (Ukrainian: Київ) is the capital and largest city of Ukraine. Almost three million people live there.

The city hosted the UEFA Euro 2012 final.

Kyiv has a humid continental climate (Dfb in the Köppen climate classification).

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