Kiev is the capital of our country. It is the largest city in the
Ukraine. More than three million people live there. Kiev was founded
more than 1500 years ago. It is the political, economic, industrial and
cultural centre of our country. There are many factories in Kiev. They
make different products. In Kiev there are many museums, monuments,
theatres, cinemas, libraries and palaces. Thousands of students study at
Kiev-Mohila academy, at Kiev University, many institutes and colleges.
Kiev is a large transport centre. Kiev metro is very beautiful. Kiev is
situated on the banks of the river Dnieper. The city is very green. It
is one of the most beautiful cities of Ukraine. Ukrainian Verkhovna
Rada, president and government are located in Kiev. Ambassadors of many
countries live in the capital of Ukraine too. We are proud that our
capital is one of the best and oldest cities in the world. Khreschatyk
is the main street in Kiev. It is not very long, but it is wide and
straight. You can see many cars and trolley buses on Khreschatyk. There
are many big green trees in it. A lot of people go to Khreschatyk every
day. Some of them go shopping because there are many good shops and big
market there. Other people go to the cinema, look at the fountains or
sit on the benches. In the evening many people walk in Khreschatyk.
There you can see many bright lights. People like the main street of
Kiev because it is nice and green.