Official language in: Ukraine, Republic of Crimea, Transnistria

Minority language in: Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia

Spoken by: 40 million (native)

Language family: Indo-European – Balto-Slavic – Slavic – East Slavic

Writing system: Cyrillic (Ukrainian alphabet)

Fun Fact: The Ukrainian language is one of the most widespread Slavic languages ​​in the world, second only to Russian, yet it was not officially considered a language until the end of the 18th century.

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