Description: The physical map of Ukraine showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, seas, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.
Ukraine situated in Eastern Europe is a country with an area of 603,628 km2 and is the second largest country entirely within Europe. It has a coastline of 2,782 kilometres.
It is surrounded by Belarus to the northwest, Moldova and Romania to the southwest, Russia to the east and northeast, the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia to the west.
The Carpathian Mountains in the west are the only mountains of which the highest is Hora Hoverla at 2,061 metres. Crimea Mountains are found on the south coast of Ukraine.
Manganese, Iron ore, coal, salt, natural gas, graphite, titanium, oil, magnesium, sulphur, kaolin, , mercury, timber, nickel and too much of arable land are the main natural resources of Ukraine.
Plateaus and fertile plains are the major land features of Ukraine. The Dnieper (Dnipro), the Southern Buh), Dniester and Seversky Donets are its prominent rivers.
The rivers are fed by the water from the melting snow. The Near-Dnipro Upland, the Volyn-Podillia Upland, Central Russian Uplands are the major highland regions of Ukraine. The Near Azov Upland and the Donets Ridge are located in the vicinity of Sea of Azov. Natural waterfalls are formed by the sudden steep fall in the elevations.
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