Ukrainian belongs to the East Slavic subgroup of the Slavic languages. It is the official state language of Ukraine but it is spoken in many other countries. Ukrainian in its written form uses the Cyrillic alphabet. The language shares some vocabulary with the languages of the neighboring Slavic nations, mainly with Polish, Slovak, Croatian and Russian.

Map of Ukrainian language speakers.
Map of Ukrainian language speakers.

Basic stats

Total speakers: 39.4 million

Main Countries: Ukraine, also spoken in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Paraguay, Poland, Romania, Russia (Asia), Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, USA, Uzbekistan.

ISO 639-3 Code: ukr

Language Sample

В?і люди народжують?? вільними і рівними у ?воїй гідно?ті та правах. Вони наділені розумом і ?ові?тю і повинні ді?ти у відношенні один до одного в ду?і братер?тва.

(Declaration of Human Rights, Article 1)

Product Availability

The following products are currently available in Ukrainian:

  • For Consumers

(Coming soon)


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