Europe's second largest country, Ukraine is located in East-Central Europe and borders Belarus, Russia, Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Moldova. The variety of Ukraine’s natural environment is truly marvelous: wide, fertile agricultural plains and plateaus, the Carpathian and Crimean mountains as well as the coast of the Black Sea and the Azov Sea.

So far, the service sector is the mainstay of the country’s economy; the major industries include coal, electric power, machinery, transport equipment, chemicals and food processing. As a modern coin issuer, Ukraine is known for its Flora and Fauna, Heroes of Cossack Age and Folk Crafts series.