20 Amazing Facts About Ukraine

6. Ukrainian Black Soil

20 Amazing Facts About Ukraine
Black soil of Ukraine

On the Ukrainian territory is concentrated one fourth of all black soil reserves on the planet. Black soils with the correct treatment give the greatest amount of harvest. During the Second World War, German soldiers have even exported black soil by trains.

7. Educated Nation

20 Amazing Facts About Ukraine

The population of Ukraine is considered to be the most educated. The number of people with high education per head is higher than the average European level. Ukraine takes the 4th place in the world by the number of citizens with high education.

8. National Costume of Ukraine is Vyshyvanka

20 Amazing Facts About Ukraine
Vyshyvanka Day in Ukraine

Vyshyvanka is the name of the National Costume of Ukraine. This is differentiated from others because of its embroidery work which features Ukrainian embroidery. Vyshyvanka is a plain white shirt made of linen and decorated with floral or ornamental hand-sewn embroidery. And the speciality of the costume is that it is worn by both men and women.

9. Famous ‘Tunnel of Love’ is Located Here

20 Amazing Facts About Ukraine
The Tunnel of Love in Ukraine

The Tunnel of Love is a semi-abandoned railway line in Klaven, North-Western Ukraine noted as being the most romantic place on earth. This enchanting natural train tunnel is surrounded by green arches formed by trees on both sides of the single-track railway line. Its romantic setting attracts many couples to the place. According to local legends, couples who visit the place will have their wishes granted.

10. Deepest Metro Station in the World

20 Amazing Facts About Ukraine
The deepest metro station in the world

The deepest metro station in the world is Arsenalna station located in Kyiv — the capital city of Ukraine. This subway station was opened on the 6th November 1960 as part of the first stage of the Kyiv Metro built and designed by the Soviet Union.

It is currently the deepest station in the world at 105.5 meters below the ground (346 ft). This is attributed to Kyiv’s geography where the high bank of the Dnipro River rises above the rest of the city. Also unusual is the station’s design, which lacks a central concourse and is thus similar in layout to stations on the London Underground.

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