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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
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
Map of Ukraine with Kyiv highlighted
Country Ukraine
Municipality Kyiv City Municipality
Founded 482 A.D. (officially)
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
 • Density 3,299/km2 (8,540/sq mi)
 • Metro 0Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character ","..Expression error: Unrecognized punctuation character ",".3,375,000of the Kyiv metropolitan area
Demonym(s) Kievan
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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