Kiev

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Kiev
Київ (Kyiv)
Киев (Kiev)
City with special status
From upper left: Golden Gate, Red University Building, Kiev Pechersk Lavra, St Andrew's Church, Berehynia on Maidan Nezalezhnosti and statue of Bohdan Khmelnytsky
Flag of Kiev
Flag
Coat of arms of Kiev
Coat of arms
Kiev is located in Ukraine
Kiev
Map of Ukraine with Kiev 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 Kiev City Municipality
Founded 482 A.D. (officially)[2]
City council Kiev 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 Kiev 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

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

The city hosted the UEFA Euro 2012 final.

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

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